Sept 23 7-11 p.m. HOMRICH 9 AND FRIENDS HONOR OUR LEGAL WATER WARRIORS. Join us for an evening of food, friendship and dancing as we celebrate our lawyers in the water struggle. No charge, but bring your checkbook and what ever you can to support ongoing legal water work. This is a FUNd raiser. Program begins at 8 p.m. including music, poetry and water stories. Dancing starts at 9 p.m. Food donated by People's Water Board Coalition. BYOB. Local water &
soda provided. WARNING: bottled water will be confiscated at the door and donated to St. Peter's Water Station. LOCATION: St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 1950 Trumbull, Detroit. 313-520-7465
Sept 28 8:30 a.m. LGBTQ RIGHT & INCLUSION LOBBY DAY. Join Equality Michigan, the National LGBTQ Task Force, Inclusive Justice and MUUSJN for a training on how to talk with your legislators about your story and LGBTQ rights at Central United Methodist Church, 215 North Capitol Avenue, Lansing. Followed by visits with legislators. Register HERE.
Sept 28 7 p.m. PROJECT SAFETY NET: DETOXIFYING HATE ON INTERNET & SOCIAL MEDIA.
Panel discussion with rep's from Michigan United, CAIR and Center for Peace & Conflict Studies.
University of Detroit Mercy, Life Science Bldg., #113, 4001 W. McNichols, Detroit. Sponsored by MCHR and CLASA.
Oct 5 7 p.m. EMMA'S REVOLUTION CD RELEASE CONCERT. If there ever was a time for a powerful, loving, trans-formative revolution, that time is now -- and this is the music to fuel it!
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Flint, 2474 S. Ballenger Hwy, Flint. Tickets: $12-15 advance;
Oct 5 7:30 p.m. A JOHN LENNON BIRTHDAY BENEFIT CONCERT. Proceeds of this concert of local artists will support scholarships for students enrolled in WSU Center for Peace & Conflict Studies. $15. Location: The Ark, 316 South Main Street, Ann Arbor. For advance tickets, call 734-761-1451. For more details see: www.vfp93.org Oct 6 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. HEEDING THE CALL: FAITH, HOPE & CLIMATE ACTION. This 11th annual sustainability conference, hosted by Michigan Interfaith Power & Light, will feature congregations and individuals on the front lines of climate action sharing their stories about: water protection, water justice, saving energy, using solar energy, ethical eating and organizing for change. Advance registration required. Info and tickets at: michiganIPL.org. 248-537-9175.
Oct 14 3:30 p.m. OUR HUMANITY & OUR COMMUNITIES ARE UP TO US: NEW THINKING ON RACE -- A CONVERSATION . Panel: Frank Joyce, White Identity; William Copeland, The Impact of Waste; and Monica Lewis Patrick, Water Justice. First United Methodist Church of Ferndale, 22331 Woodward, Ferndale. Contact: Rich Feldman, 248-225-8037.
Oct 21 10 a.m. VOTER SUPPRESSION AND ITS IMPACT ON PEOPLE OF COLOR. Public invited
to hear Heaster Wheeler, former ED, Detroit NAACP, speak on this timely topic. Part of Gray Panthers of Metro Detroit meeting. Location: 3500 Marais, Royal Oak. For more info, call Randy Block @ 248-549-5170
Oct 21 7 p.m. JAZZ OPERA: FORGOTTEN MAN'S RADIO HOUR. Free event as part of North American Labor History Conference. Location: Wayne State University Community Arts Building. Space limited. RSVP Nov 2 5-10 p.m. SUNDAYS IN CASS PARK. Spaghetti Dinner fund raiser for to raise money to feed the community in Cass Park. Location: Gaelic League Irish American Club, 2068 Michigan Ave., Detroit. To learn how to donate, email: cass_park_Sunday@yahoo.com