Sept 25 6:45 p.m. AMERICA'S DETENTION CENTERS, SEPARATION OF FAMILIES & THE INVISIBLE WALL: THE LAW, THE IMMORALITY AND THE COSTS (PROFITS). West Bloomfield/Lakes Democratic Club. Distinguished panel. Birmingham Temple, 28511 W. 12 Mile Road, Farmington Hills. Panel starts at 7:30 p.m.
Sept 27 Noon - 1 p.m. LUNCH & LEARN:KIDS TALK, CHILDREN ADVOCACY CENTER. John Miles, Wayne County Fatherhood Initiative Coordinator, to speak on Engaging with Dads.
40 E. Ferry Street, Detroit. Contact: Lacy Zavala, Kids Talk Supervisor, 313-833-2970
Oct 3 6:45 p.m. MY INVOLVEMENT IN THE STRUGGLE FOR JUSTICE AND PEACE. Father Joe Mulligan will share his life of active nonviolence from the days of the Vietnam war and the struggles in Honduras.
Oct 4 9:30 a.m. INTERFAITH WATER CEREMONY - Riverfront and 10:30 a.m. INTERFAITH PRESS CONFERENCE - Spirit of Detroit statue - City County Bldg. Join clergy, faith leaders & justice activists to demand that water shutoffs end, water be turned back on and the City of Detroit create a Water Affordability Plan. For more information, contact Randy Block at 248-549-5170. Click HERE to register.
Oct 4 6:45 p.m. THE IMPACT OF PROPOSAL 2 ON REDISTRICTING. Panel of speakers. Farmington Hills Main Library, 32737 W. 12 Mile Rd., Farmington Hills. Sponsored by the National Council of Jewish Women, Voters Not Politicians, Hadassah Greater Detroit, Orchards, League of Women Voters, Michigan UU Social Justice Network. Call: 248-355-3300 x 0 to register.
Oct 6-7 2018 CITIZENS CLIMATE LOBBY GREAT LAKES REGIONAL CONFERENCE. Perrysburg, Ohio. Earlybird registration through August 31, 2018. Overview: Draw inspiration, strengthen skills, build resolve, develop strategies and deepen connections as we work toward passing national Carbon Fee and Dividend legislation. For more information and to register click HERE
Oct 6 4th ANNUAL TRANS EMPOWERMENT WORKSHOP. This workshop for trans youth, parents and trans individuals and gender expansive young children for a day of community building, learning, friendship, empowerment and inclusivity. (More information to follow).
Oct 9 7 p.m. IMMIGRATION 101. Citizens for Peace is hosting this lecture by Pamela Davies followed by discussion at Unity of Livonia, 28660 Five Mile. Ms. Davies practices immigration law at McGinty Law Firm. For more info, call 734-425-0079 or go to: www.citizens4peace.com Oct 12 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. LATINX LEADERS FOR THE ENHANCEMENT OF ADVOCACY & DEVELOPMENT 2018 STATE CONFERENCE. Sponsored by LLEAD Michigan, this conference will be held at the Lansing Center, 333 Michigan Avenue, Lansing. Many workshops. For more information, contact Al Flories, 517-515-9800 or Elva Reyes, 517-749-0181. Click HERE to register Oct 12-14 noon - 8 p.m. (10/12) & 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (10/13 & 14) MY LAI MEMORIAL EXHIBIT. This traveling exhibit on the 50th anniversary of the My Lai massacre during the Vietnam war will be on display at the Swords Into Plowshares Gallery and Peace Center at 33 East Adams (near Woodward), Detroit. Sponsored by Veterans for Peace Chapter 74 and the Swords Into Plowshares Gallery & Peace Center. Exhibit invites all to make a renewed commitment to peace and provides opportunities to support initiatives to reduce violence and militarism. For more information, go to: www.vfp74.org
Oct 19 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. LGBTQ RIGHTS CONFERENCE. Clawson Metropolitan Church of Christ,
205 N. Main, Clawson. Sponsored by Inclusive Justice and other groups. Click HERE to register.
Oct 20 10 a.m. WHAT'S AT STAKE IN VOTING FOR JUDGES ON MICHIGAN'S SUPREME COURT.
Gray Panthers will be recruiting a speaker to provide insights on the Michigan Supreme Court and why we need to be aware of who's running for seats on this court in 2018. Location: Royal Oak Community Center, 3500 Marais, Royal Oak. For more info., call Randy at 248-549-5170.