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Urban Action 2/26

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

Israel 2014 lecture

The second lecture in the Israel 2014 series features intelligence analyst Avi Melamed at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 27. Melamed will discuss Arab affairs and their impact on Israel and the region. His lecture will be held at Temple B'rith Kodesh, 2131 Elmwood Avenue.

Green workshop

The New York State Pollution Prevention Institute will hold a workshop, "How Green is Your Clean?" at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, March 4. The workshop will be held at the Carlson MetroCenter YMCA, 444 East Main Street.

Health care reform talk

Friends and Foundation of the Rochester Public Library will present "Emerging Health Care Reform," at 12:12 p.m. on Tuesday, March 4. The talk will be given by Art Streeter, project manager and health planner with Finger Lakes Health Systems Agency. The main drivers of health care costs and how those costs are being addressed are some of the topics that Streeter will cover. The event will be held at 115 South Avenue.

Race and inequity discussion

As part of its March Monday Mayhem, the Flying Squirrel encourages attendees to read "The Problem with Privilege," by Andrea Smith. A Squirrel member will provide a brief summary of the article and then open the floor to discussion at a 7 p.m. event on Monday, March 3, at the Flying Squirrel Community Space, 285 Clarissa Street.