Aug 20 5-7 p.m. CLOSE THE CAMPS. Thousands of children, separated from their parents,
are being held in inhumane conditions. Physical and emotional cruelty calls us to demand action for humane treatment and reuniting of families The Holocaust and genocide did not start with extermination camps. We are at the start of a slippery slope into totalitarianism. Now is the time to stand up for what we believe in, while we can. Location: Holocaust Memorial Center, 28123 Orchard Lake Road, Farmington HIlls.
Aug 20 6 p.m. MI PROGRESSIVE WOMEN'S CAUCUS LISTENING SESSION. Hosted by Rep. Kyra Bolden. Birmingham Public Schools Education and Administration Center, Hawthorne and Sycamore Rooms, 31301 Evergreen Road, Beverly Hills.
Aug 21 5:30 p.m. BILL MEYER AT THE PEACE CAFE. Bill Meyer, long time activist musician, will perform at the Swords into Plowshares Summer Series Finale. Location: 33 E. Adams, Woodward, Detroit.
Aug 22 7:30 p.m. MI PROGRESSIVE WOMEN'S CAUCUS LISTENING SESSION. Hosted by Rep. Rachel Hood and Senator Winnie Brinks. 2885 Lake Eastbrook Blvd., SE in Kenton.
Aug 25 4 - 7 p.m. RENEWABLE ENERGY EVENT. A party with a purpose at the home of Keith and Tada Gunter, 15784 Whitby, Livonia 48154. Celebrate what it means to be FRIENDS in the struggle for safe, clean, 100% renewable energy. Enjoy eco-cocktails, local nibbles and music.
Hear the latest of our KI campaign from Paul Gunter from Beyond Nuclear. RSVP by August 15th. Call or text Keith at 734-838-8084 or Carol Izant, 248-930-3173.
Aug 30 2 p.m. TOWN HALL ON SOCIAL SECURITY. Congressman Andy Levin is hosting a
town hall on Social Security for the 9th District. He will be joined by Congressman John Larson, Chair of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Social Security for a conversation on preserving and strengthening Social Security. Location: Macomb Community College, John Lewis Student Center, 14500 12 Mile Road, Warren. Click HERE to register. 586-498-7122.
Sept 10 7-10 p.m. THE FUTURE OF THE MIDDLE EAST. & THE POWER OF THE MEDIA TO INFLUENCE IT. Dr. Saeed Kahn at the Livonia Senior Center, 15218 Farmington Rd, Livonia.
Sept 14 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. RECLAIM YOUR RIGHT TO HEALTH. Medical health care speakers, vendors, information on health. Hartford Memorial Baptist Church, 18700 James Couzens Freeway, Detroit, MI 48235. This event was organized by Marcina Cole, an activist and organizer who tragically lost her son Demone "MONE" Cole in 2018. Marcina says, "I asked myself why this system failed him. Black people suffer from a higher rate of diabetes, stroke, heart attack and cancer than any other racial group in America". "The question is why and how to take our own medical care into our own hands". For more information, call Marcina: 248-383-3595
Sept 14 Noon. WOMEN IN BLACK - DETROIT. Silent protest against war and violence at home and abroad. Main Library, Detroit Cultural Center, Putnam and and Woodward.
Sept 21 10 a.m. THE POWERS OF RACISM: WHAT WE CAN DO TO CHALLENGE IT. Cathey DeSantis, the former Director of the Detroit Catholic Pastoral Alliance, has been doing anti-racism work for 30 years. In these racism filled times, what can and what must we do? Royal Oak Community Center, 3500 Marais (east of Crooks, north of 13 Mile). Sponsored by Gray Panthers of Metro Detroit and other organizations. Call: 248-224-5572.
Sept 21 11 a.m. THE POSSIBILITY OF PEACE - A DETROIT CELEBRATION OF INTERNATIONAL PEACE DAY. This event, co-sponsored by the Huntington Woods Peace Citizenship and Education Project, Peace Action of Michigan, Women in Black, Veterans for Peace, Pointes for Peace, Citizens for Peace, Swords Into Plowshares and Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, is being held at Swords Into Plowshares. Representatives of all groups are invited to bring their own meaningful poem or essay to share. For more information, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org