Apr 29 10 a.m - 3 p.m. 64TH ANNUAL YOUTH JUSTICE LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE. Marygrove College Lecture Hall, 8425 W. McNichols, Detroit. Sponsor: Michigan Roundtable for Diversity.
Local marches: Noon - United We Stand, rally along Woodward and Nine Mile; Detroit People's Climate March - Noon, Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, 315 E. Warren, Detroit and 2017 Detroit People's Climate March 2 p.m. rally Peck Park, Brush & Frederick Street, Detroit. Gray Panthers and many other groups are co-sponsors. We build, we resist, we rise.
Apr 29 2-4 pm. BREAKING OUR SILENCE - NAVIGATING (POLITICAL) DISAGREEMENTS.
What role have each of us played in the social turmoil surrounding us? How can we work with those who might not agree with us to respond to current events? Location: Kulick Community Center, 1201 Livernois, Ferndale. Sponsored by Grace Lee Boggs Center. For more information, call 404-694-6647.
Apr 30 5 p.m. Dinner 37TH ANNUAL DINNER: MICHIGAN COALITION FOR HUMAN RIGHTS.
Morris Dees, Co-founder of the Southern Poverty Law Center, to key note MCHR annual awards banquet. Location: Marygrove College, 8425 W. McNichols, Detroit. For more information, call 313-502-6044. Dinner tickets, table sales and adverisings space.
May 6 6 - 9 p.m. FREDERICK DOUGLAS-EUGENE V. DEBS DINNER. UAW Local 600, 10550 Dix Avenue, Dearborn. Honorees: UAW President Dennis Williams and Michigan United. This is an annual fundraiser for the Democratic Socialists of America. For more information, call David Green, Chair, 248-761-4203.
May 14 9-10 a.m. MOTHER'S DAY PEACE VIGIL 2017. Women in Black,The Raging Grannies, Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, Women of UU Detroit and all other groups of Women and Mother's in Metro Detroit. All ages and genders welcome to attend. Bring signs and banners. Will stand vigil for one hour after then have a closing circle (10 - 10:30 a.m.)
Immediately following the vigil@ 11 a.m. join UU Detroit Sunday Service on "Mothering Peace". For more information, contact Anita Jones, firstname.lastname@example.org
May 20 10 a.m. INTRODUCING THE INDIVISIBLE MOVEMENT. Karen Houghton, Coordinator of "IndivisibleFighting #9", will provide information about how the Indivisible movement is making a difference and how citizens can get involved. Part of Gray Panthers of Metro Detroit meeting held at the Royal Oak Community Center, 3500 Marais. Contact: Randy Block at 248-549-5170.
May 23 MICHIGAN UNITED CAPITOL DAY. Gather in the capitol and take a quick back at year's accomplishments and push ahead into the challenges we now face. Buses leaving from Detroit, Kalamazoo and Flint. Click HERE for more information and to register.