Who Are Gray Panthers? 
We are older and younger people.   We are an intergenerational,  non-profit peace and social justice organization with members in Southeast Michigan, including Detroit and the Counties of Wayne, Oakland and Macomb.  We work on issues which affect people of all ages: universal health care, peace, strengthening Social Security and Medicare, challenging descrimination, education reform, economic justice, fair labor practices and campaign finance reform.  Join us! 
Convenor: Randy Block, 248-549-5170
 of Metro Detroit
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Jessica Ayoub, Michigan ACLU

Gray Panthers Zoom Presentation: Open to the Public
June 20, 2020
10 a.m. to Noon
(part of Gray Panthers public meeting) 
Click HERE to Get on Video Call;  chat starts at 9:30 a.m.  
or Call: 1-646-558-8656, ID: 854 0490 7480

As the Public Engagement Director of the MI ACLU, Jessica seeks to develop the capacity of community members to take the lead in tackling issues facing them.  She's also worked in the Americorps and for Forgotten Harvest and obtained a BA degree from Michigan State University 
and a Master's Degree in Social Work from the  University of Michigan. 

CO-SPONSORS:  SE Michigan Green Party; Michigan Coalition for Human Rights; 
United Church of Christ - DMA; Peace Action of Michigan; Michigan UU Social Justice Network; Women's International League for Peace & Freedom - Detroit; SEM Jobs for Justice. Contact Randy Block at 248-549-5170. 

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Doctors, nurses and other health workers are my heroes! They risk their lives to protect us all from the scourge of the Coronavirus-19.  Congress adopted a $2.3 trillion CARES ACT aid package to help both businesses and consumers with a historic economic crisis triggered by this world-wide pandemic.  Click HERE for Gray Panthers' concise analysis of the CARES Act

Unfortunately, our President doesn’t seem to understand -- or care enough -- to set realistic goals for getting our nation back on its feet. Instead of requiring every state to issue stay at home orders and require social distancing, he says it's up to states to decide. He even suggested that perhaps we could drink cleaning solutions (chug of Lysol anyone?) to get rid of the virus so we can go back to work by the end of this month. Why does this sound like #45 cares more about business than the health of us all?                           
Randy Block 
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