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Urban Action 10/9

This week's calls to action include the following events and activities. (All are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted.)

Talk on peace

The Gandhi House will host "Transition to Peace," a talk by Russell Faure-Brac, author of the book with the same title, at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, October 15, at 929 South Plymouth Avenue. Faure-Brac promotes peace with the underlying message that American military dominance is no longer a viable deterrent to war and violence. Donations accepted.

Holocaust resistance lecture

Nazareth College will present a lecture with Holocaust experts Ralph Berger and Albert Berger at 7 p.m. on Monday, October 14, in the Otto Shults Center. The brothers are co-editors of "With Courage Shall We Fight; Memoirs and Poetry of Holocaust Resistance Fighters."

North Winton safety meeting

The North Winton Village Neighborhood Association will hold a neighborhood meeting at 6 p.m. on Thursday, October 10, at 1933 East Main Street. Representatives from the Rochester Police Department, city school district, and City Council are usually invited to the association's meetings.

GTC funding plans

The Genesee Transportation Council, the planning organization for the region, will hold a meeting at 10 a.m. on Thursday, October 10, at the Rochester Regional Transit Authority, 1372 Main Street. The agenda is available at

Justice system discussion

The Lifetree Café will host "Wrongly Accused: A Rush to Judgment Destroys a Life," at 7 p.m. on Monday, October 14, at 1301 Vintage Lane. The discussion will involve viewing a filmed interview with Tim Masters, who spent 10 years incarcerated for a crime he didn't commit.