Oct 5 6-9 p.m. METRO DETROIT DSA DOUGLAS DEBS DINNER. UAW Local 600, 10550 Dix Ave., Dearborn. Dinner will be chaired by Rep. Rashida Tlaib, a proud member of our chapter who will give the keynote. Also speaking; Abduhl El-Sayed. To honor: Tameka Ramsey, founder Pontiac Policy Council; Nia Winston, President of UNITE HERE Local 24; David Green, former Chair DSA; and Rick Haberman, Founder, DSA. Tickets: $40 +
Oct 5 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. NON-VIOLENT SKILLS TRAINING FOR PEACEMAKERS AND FRIENDS. Citizens for Peace and Meta-Peace Team invite you learn the Three Levels of Violence and Empowered Peace Making. 15218 Farmington Rd,
Livonia. FREE BUT DONATIONS WELCOME. Click HERE for more information. Call 734-425-0079.
Oct 5 1:30 - 4 p.m. WE ALMOST LOST DETROIT 53 ANNIVERSARY SHUT DOWN FERMI FLOAT ON DETROIT RIVER.
Together, we can erase nuclear power from our future! On October 5th, 1966, we almost lost Detroit when when Fermi 1 nuclear reactor suffered a partial meltdown. There are 4.8 million people living in the 50 mile radiation zone. You are invited to a "ATHF3 Friendraiser" event. RSVP to Keith Gunter 734-838-8024 or Carol Izant at 248-930-3173. Stroh River Place Dock, 201 Jos Campau, Detroit $50 advance; $60 at the door. Pizza, salad and cash bar.
Oct 8 7 p.m. PATHWAYS TO PEACE WITH CARRIE LANDRUM. How can we embrace conflict as a pathway to peace?
Carrie Landrum is a peacebuilder with a passion for promoting justice and teaching peace. Livonia Senior Center, 15218 Farmington Rd., Livonia. For more information, call 734-425-0079 or go to: www.citizens4peace.com
Oct 16 7 p.m. STANDING UP FOR IMMIGRANTS AND REFUGEES: COMMUNITY BASED RESPONSES. Location:
Birmingham Temple for Humanistic Judaism, 28611 W. 12 Mile, Farmington. Hear Jeffrey Falick, Secular Humanist Rabbi, Birmingham Temple Congregation. Rabbi Falick will speak about responses to unjust immigration policies of the current administration. Melanie Goldberg, Legal Director, Justice for Our Neighbors, will provide background on U.S. immigration legislation and policies. Co-sponsors: Birmingham Temple Congregation for Humanistic Judaism; Michigan Coalition for Human Rights; Huntington Woods Peace, citizenship and & Education Project.
Oct 19 10 a.m. REP. PADMA KUPPA: UPDATE ON THE MICHIGAN LEGISLATURE: CONCERNS OF OLDER PERSONS & THE CARING ECONOMY. This program is sponsored by Gray Panthers of Metro Detroit. Rep. Kuppa, who has a degree in mechanical engineering, brings a unique cultural background to her work as a State legislator. Originally from India, Rep Kuppa she is the first Hindu to serve in Michigan legislature and brings a passion for addressing the needs of older persons and the "Caring Economy". Co-sponsors: SE Michigan Greene Party locals; Michigan Coalition for Human Rights; United Church of Christ - DMA; Peace Action of Michigan; Michigan United; Area Agency on Aging 1-B. Location; Royal Oak Community Center, 3500 Marais (east of Crooks, north of 13 Mile). For more information, call Randy, 248-224-5572.
Nov 3 4-8 p.m. APRI METRO DETROIT COMMUNITY BUILDING, GOTV ACTIVITIES AWARDS BANQUET. Speakers: Clayola Brown, APRI National President; Heaster Wheeler, Assistant Secretary of State; Paige Watkins, BYP100 Detroit Chapter. Location: Karas House, 23632 Plymouth Road, Redford. Tickets: $50. Call: Monica Jordon, 313-333-9926
Nov 10 4-7 p.m. BEYOND BORDERS: RESISTANCE IN A WORLD OF WALLS. Meta Peace Team presents this awards banquet/fund raiser that features Nicole Ramos, Director of the border rights project of Al Otro Lado, a program that provides legal orientation to asylum seekers in in Tijuana, Mexico and monitors human rights violations.
The program also features Huwaida Arraf, a Palestinian-American attorney, co-founder of the International Solidarity Movement. Al Malek Banquet, 28937 W. Warren, Garden City. Tickets: $60. Info: 313-520-7465 or 517-775-4450.
Nov 12 MI PUBLIC POLICY FORUM: REFRAME AND RECLAIM: Addressing Racial Equality Through Asset Framing
Keynote speaker: Trabian Shorters, leading authority on Asset Framing, which calls for defining people by their aspirations. Location: Radisson Hotel, Lansing. Click HERE to register.