This Calendar of events includes activities of a wide range of groups, including members of the Detroit Area Peace with Justice Network (DAPJN), a coalition of Metro-Detroit organizations formed to provide mutual support in our common dedication to peace and justice (see list below). Members of DAPJN are now being invited to post their events on an on-line calendar called
Feb 19 6:45 p.m. WHY SOCIALISM TODAY? Hear a panel of people discuss this topic. Why are young people being attracted to socialism in individualistic America? This event is sponsored by the Huntington Woods Peace, Citizenship and Education. Location: Huntington Woods Library, 26415 Scotia. www.hwpeace.weebly.com
Feb 19 7 p.m. WHAT'S AT STAKE FOR THE LGBTQ COMMUNITY IN 2020. This forum is being held at the Affirmations LGBT Community Center, 290 W. 9 Mile, Ferndale.
Mar 14 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. TAKE IT BACK -- PEOPLES MOVEMENT ASSEMBLY. Join us in the fight for climate justice. The Green New Deal is an urgent call for living wages, affordable housing and utilities, fight police violence, immigration raids and muslim bans, endless war and right-wing white supremacist agendas in Detroit. We can achieve this and save the planet through reconnecting to Earth and protecting communities hardest hit by the climate and economic crisis. Location: Cass Commons, 4605 Cass Ave., Detroit. For more information, contact M. Martinez, email@example.com
Mar 19 Noon - 2 p.m. MEXTACY & PRESENTATION ON STEREOTYPES OF MEXICANS/MEXICAN-AMERICANS.
Dr. William Nerrccio will speak on stereotypes aimed at Mexicans and Mexican Americans. Loranger Exhibit Hall Architecture at Detroit Mercy McNicols campus.
Mar 21 10 a.m. BLACK PANTHERS/GRAY PANTHERS - WHO KNEW! Sherry A. Wells, Gray Panthers Board member, has been doing research on these two movements and she'll do a presentation on what she's learned. Here's one example of some common ground. Black Panthers were viewed as a radical group. Maggie Kuhn, the founder of Gray Panthers, was called the "Wrinkled Radical". Location: Royal Oak Community Center, 3500 Marais (east of Crooks Rd., north of 13 Mile). For more information, contact Randy at 248-224-5572 (cell).
Mar 24 7 p.m. FATHER TALK ON BOOK: "PRAISE BE PEACE" Chemistry, Detroit Mercy McNicols campus.
Co-sponsored by CLASA.
Mar 24 SAVE THE DATE: WORLD WATER DAY LOBBYING IN LANSING FOR WATER AFFORDABILITY POLICIES.
For more information, call Randy, 248-224-5572 (cell).