June 16 7 p.m. A VISION OF OUR HEALTHCARE FOR OUR FUTURE. 12th Annual Health Care Heros MichUHCAN fundraiser featuring Dr. Abdul El-Sayed, Former Director, Detroit Health Department. Order tickets - $25, by June 10th at: michuhcan.org/heroes Location: Wayne State University Law School Auditorium, 471 W. Palmer, Detroit.
June 17 10 a.m. RALLY CALLING FOR END OF THE NUCLEAR ERA. Sponsored by WILPF.
Meet at corner of Russell and Wilkins Street in Eastern Market in Detroit. Governments from around the world are negotiating a nuclear weapons ban at the United Nations in June and July 2017, For more information, visit the WILPF website, wilpf.org/?post_type=wilph_events&p=22246 and the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons: www.icanw.org
June 17 10 a.m. ATTORNEY GENERAL JEFF SESSIONS: A THREAT TO OUR CIVIL RIGHTS!
Julie Hurwitz, a civil rights attorney and partner with Goodman Hurwitz PC, will discuss AG Sessions' plans to re-ignite the "war on drugs', demanding longer prison sentences and greater use of private, for profit prisons. Don't miss this special presentation at the Gray Panthers of Metro Detroit's public meeting. It's a potluck so bring a dish to pass. Location: Royal Oak Community Center, 3500 Marais, Royal Oak. For more info., call Randy at 248-549-5170.
June 17 10 a.m. RALLY TO CONDEMN BRUTAL RACIST ATTACK AT EASTERN MARKET.
Join others in a demonstration of concern for the brutal June 1st attack on Randolph Davison, a 48 year old African American man who was viciously beaten while sitting on a bench in the Eastern Market. He was stabbed by two white men shouting racial slurs. Luckily Davison survived. However, the attack is another example of the rising tide of white supremacist terror in the U.S.
Gather at 2934 Russell Street, Detroit. After the demonstration, meet at the Wayne State U. Law School for the People's Forum to End Unconstitutional Tax Foreclosures.
June 22 7 p.m. PUBLIC EDUCATION FORUM. Superintendents and Board of Education officials from Pontiac and Bloomfield Hills School systems, elected officials, faith leaders and education experts will participate. Location: Congregational Church of Birmingham, UCC, 1000 Cranbrook
Road (corner of Woodward and Cranbrook) Bloomfield Hills.
June 28 4 - 6 p.m. INFORMATIONAL PICKET v. TOUCHPOINT AT MOROSS HOSPITAL.
OPEIU Local 459 is calling for union members and the community to picket at Moross Hospital in support of the Local's Unfair Labor Practices filing with the federal government against Touchpoint's anti-union bargaining tactics of stalling and delaying. Solidarity asked from friends, family, neighbors and church members. Call: 517-887-8844 (Local 459).
July 11 7 p.m. FILM: DISTURBING THE PEACE. Sponsored by Citizens for Peace. Location: Unity of Livonia, 28660 Five Mile Road. This film, set in the stage of the middle east, evokes the universal themes that inspire us all to become active participants in the creation of our world.
For more information, call 734-525-0079.