This week's calls to action include the following events and activities. (All are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted.)
Marriage equality celebration
The Episcopal Church of St. Luke and St. Simon Cyrene will hold a special ceremony to celebrate the US Supreme Court's decision to strike down the Defense of Marriage Act. The event is at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, July 3, at 17 Fitzhugh Street.
Rally against government surveillance
Civil liberties activists will hold a rally, "Rochester Restore the Fourth," from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, July 4. The goal of the rally is to increase public awareness about warrantless mass surveillance and the need to restore the power of the Fourth Amendment. The rally will be held in Washington Square Park.