July 24 4-6 p.m. MILLIONS FOR MEDICARE FOR ALL MARCH. Location: State Capitol, Lansing.
July 26 6-8 p.m. THE PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS OF DETROIT'S MASS WATER SHUTOFFS. Panel of
medical professionals and organizers will come together for a community conversation about the disastrous health impacts of Detroit's mass water shutoffs. Location: Wayne State University Law School, Partrich Auditorium, 471 W. Palmer Ave., Detroit. Sponsors: We The People of Detroit, Detroit Equity Action Lab, and Michigan Roundtable for Diversity and Inclusion.
Aug 1 5:30 - 9 p.m. NIGHT OUT FOR SAFETY AND LIBERATION. Join community leaders, thinkers, artists, educators, organizers, activists as we reclaim, redefine and reimagine what #safetyis. Location: Marygrove College, 8425 W. McNichols, Detroit. Co-sponsors: ROC MI, RAISE, Colores Restaurant, and WNUC (96.7) fm radio. Many collaborating partners. Event includes food,
visual arts, group breakout groups on topics related to Safety and Liberation. Child care and activities for kids.
Aug 6 and Aug 9 - 72ND ANNIVERSARY OF U.S. HIROSHIMA & NAGASAKI BOMBINGS. Join other peace activists in Washington D.C. on these two days that bombs were dropped on Japan. Acts of public witness include at the White House (August 6th, 7:30 - 8:30 a.m.) and at a non-violent prayer service calling for repentance at the Pentagon (August 9th 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.) The events will remind the public and policy makers that the U.S. dropped the world's first nuclear bombs that killed over 135,000 people in Hiroshima and over 64,000 people in Nagasaki. Co-sponsors of these events include: Dorothy Day Catholic Worker; Pax Christi Metro-DC; Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns and the Sisters of Mercy -- Institute for Justice Team.
Aug 8 7 p.m. FILM: DREAM ON. This film investigates the perilous state of the American Dream after decades of rising income inequality and declining economic mobility. All welcome to this free showing. Citizens for Peace hosting at Unity of Livonia.
Aug 19 10 a.m. SOCIAL MEDIA WORKSHOP FOR PEACEMAKERS. Sam Ingot, Deputy Communications Director, Progress Michigan, will cover the basics and best practices of social media in this workshop for peace makers. Call 734-425-0079 to register for this free training.
Location: Livonia Civic Center Library, 32777 Five Mile. Sponsor: Citizens for Peace.