Update on Possible White Supremacist March in Whitefish on January 16

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, January 5, 2017 MEDIA CONTACT: info@loveliveshereflathead.org Love Lives Here learned that a white supremacist group has threatened to march in Whitefish on January 16 from 4:00pm - 7:00pm, but as of this release, no paperwork has been filed with the City of Whitefish. There is still doubt that the march will actually … Continue reading Update on Possible White Supremacist March in Whitefish on January 16

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Wrestling with an Iceberg, or, Why Black Lives Matter in Montana

About 30 of us gathered on October 22nd,  at the Glacier Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, for an eye-opening presentation by Dr. Tobin Miller Shearer, Author and Professor of African American Studies at the University of Montana.  A short report aired on Montana Public Radio at this link and the full recording here . We were reminded … Continue reading Wrestling with an Iceberg, or, Why Black Lives Matter in Montana

Welcoming Refugees to Northwest Montana?

On July 25, a group of us, friends and associates of Love Lives Here in the Flathead, met with Mary Poole and Elias Nawawaieh to discuss welcoming people who have fled war and violence in their home countries.  Mary heads up Soft Landing of Missoula, which is organizing to welcome a hundred refugees to their … Continue reading Welcoming Refugees to Northwest Montana?

Letter to the Editor, Whitefish Pilot – 4/5/16

Dear Editor: In a silent moment at last night’s Whitefish Council meeting after Mayor Muhlfeld called for a final consent vote on the non-discrimination ordinance protecting LGBT civil rights in our community, all hands rose high in approval. There was no debate, no argument, no angry voices and no shouts or cheers of support. Just … Continue reading Letter to the Editor, Whitefish Pilot – 4/5/16

Campaign Against Violence

I facilitated discussions for Campaign Against Violence (CAV) at table 9. Begun by Brian Muldoon, the Campaign Against Violence (CAV) is a Flathead Valley initiative to address violence in our community. Love Lives Here has been a supporter of this initiative since it's inception. http://www.campaignagainstviolence.com/ CAV had it's first public event November 2nd at Whitefish Lodge. Several … Continue reading Campaign Against Violence