Mar 25 9 a.m. - 5 p.m TOGETHER WE RISE: MICHIGAN NOW CONFERENCE. Crossing boundaries, claiming power, and leading change NOW! University of Michigan - Flint. Purpose of conference to connect social and reproductive justice activists and provide resources and tool to advance the fight for justice in Michigan. Register on-line: www.michnow.org Mar 30 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. POST-ELECTION HEALING LUNCHEON. At this non-partisan luncheon at Burton Manor, 2777 Schoolcraft Road, Livonia, we will discuss how to heal and maintain positive working relationships in a divisive political atmosphere. Click HERE to register. $20. Sponsored by Metro Solutions (Rose Khalifa, CEO, 313-963-8383) and Michigan Roundtable for Diversity.
Mar 30 7 p.m. CIVIL CONVERSATIONS IN DETROIT: SIDLING UP TO DIFFERENCE. This event is an outgrowth of "Soulful Solidarity" at Swords Into Plowshares, 33 E. Adams, Detroit. Our world needs transformation. Who will take up the work of transformation? For more information, go to:
Mar 31 - April 1 WORLD PEACE CONFERENCE - 2017. Michigan League, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Goal: Empower community leaders, Rotarians, youth and others to promote and actively practice peace & social justice. See: 2017peaceconference.org to view program.
Mar 31 7 p.m. KNOW NUKES 2017: A Fundraising Concert with Chalie King and Julie Beutel. Location: Unity of Livonia, 28600 5 Mile, Livonia. Sponsored by The Alliance to Halt Fermi 3 and Citizens for Peace. Call 734-838-8084 to reserve your ticket.
Apr 2 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. 2017 PEACEMAKER AWARDS CRANBROOK PEACE LECTURE - MAX MARK
First Unitarian Universalist Church, 4605 Cass Avenue, Detroit. Awardees: Jody Williams, Global Peacemaker; Dr. John Hartig, Community Peacemaker; Pastor Barry Randolph, Community Peacemaker; Dr. Stan Levy, Lifetime Peacemaker; Dr. Bernice Kaplan, Lifetime Peacemaker. RSVP "I'm Attending" to Barbara Jones: firstname.lastname@example.org. Call Barbara: 313-577-3518.
Apr 2 4 p.m. OUR TIME TO BREAK SILENCE. Rejuvenate Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr's great speech on War & Peace, Racism and Poverty. April 4th will be the 50th anniversary of Dr. King's powerful speech Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence" . This speech will be read by 16 Michigan justice leaders at Central United Methodist Church, 23 E. Adams at Woodward, Detroit.
Apr 8 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. RACE AND LAW ENFORCEMENT IN THE URBAN COMMUNITY. This conference, sponsored by the Michigan Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials, includes a range of elected and law enforcement officials. Location: Lawrence Technological University, College of Architecture and Design Auditorium, 21000 W., 10 Mile Road, Southfield. National discussion on solutions, strategies and solutions and round table discussions on racial profiling, stop and frisk, community policing, mental health, domestic violence and mass incarceration/deportation. For more information, contact Deborah Walton-Medley, 248-252-6911, Kelly Warren, 734-669-6310, Myron Frasier, 248-514-9602 or Lois Allen-Richardson, 734-972-3673.
Apr 8 1 p.m. DOCUMENTARY FILM: GANDHI'S GIFT. Producer Cynthia Lukas shares her inspiring journey at all the sites in Gandihi's life. Refreshments and peace organization tables.
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.