Jan 17 10 a.m. DEFEND THE DREAM RALLY. 10:30 a.m. MARCH & COLLECTIVE ACTION.
Central United Methodist Church, 23 E. Adams, Detroit. Call Michigan's Democratic Senators to champion the DREAM. White nationalism ends here. Dream Act Now! Contact: Natalie Gallagher,
Jan 17 6:30 p.m. TRUMPISM, WHITE IDENTITY POLITICS & THE CRISIS OF AMERICAN DEMOCRACY. Fran Shor, Director of Public Education & Community Engagement Project, will provide a historical analysis of Trumpism and lead workshop on resisting his policies & practices.
Sponsored by Huntington Woods Peace, Citizenship and Education Project. Location: Huntington Woods Library, 26425 Scotia (s. of 11 Mile).
Jan 20 10 a.m. LET'S TALK TRANSIT. Kristen Milefchik, a dynamic advocate for people with disabilities and a transit advocate with Transportation Riders United (TRU), will explain the myths and facts about mass transit. The public will be invited to discuss mass transit plans and how our help is needed to put them on the 2018 ballot. This presentation is being hosted by Gray Panthers of Metro Detroit at its monthly meeting at the Royal Oak Community Center, 3500 Marais, Royal Oak. For more information, call Randy at 248-549-5170.
Jan 21 2 - 5 p.m. WOMEN'S MARCH IN LANSING. Gather at the Capitol steps to celebrate the strides we've made so far and make plans for the future. For more information, click HERE Jan 27 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. NON-VIOLENT SKILLS TRAINING WORKSHOP. Creating a non-violent alternative to militarism and non-violence through empowered peacemaking. Location: Swords into Plowshares Peace Center & Art Gallery, Central United Methodist Church, 33 East Adams, Detroit. Refreshments and lunch included. $45 (scholarships available). Register online: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 313-392-9437. Clara Lawrence, Director, Swords into Plowshares.
Jan 27 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. 45 YEARS OF ROE v. PRESIDENT 45. 2018 is the 45th anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade. We're honoring this important ruling by protesting one of the entities that stand in the way of women receiving comprehensive reproductive healthcare: A Crisis Pregnancy Center in Oakland and Macomb County. Oakland and Macomb County protest locations TBA. KEEP ABORTION LEGAL.
Feb 7th 7 p.m. BENEFIT FOR HURRICANE VICTIMS IN PUERTO RICO. Matt Watroba, veteran teacher, song writer and radio host, will be the performer of the evening at Beacon Unitarian Universalist Church, 4230 Livernois Road, Troy. Matt has an infectious way of getting the audience to sign along with him. Tickets: $15 each.