June 16 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. JUNETEENTH CELEBRATION AND PARADE IN FLINT. The Women's March team will march in the Flint Juneteenth Independence Day celebration parade. (Juneteenth is a holiday that celebrates of the last abolition of slavery in U.S. -- in Texas on June 19, 1865.
June 16 10 a.m. TRUMPISM AND A CRISIS OF DEMOCRACY. Fran Shor, Wayne State University retired history professor, offers his observations about this significant issue in a power point presentation. Professor Shor is a member of many progressive Metro Detroit organizations, including serving on the Gray Panthers of Metro Detroit Board of Directors. Location: Royal Oak Community Center, 3500 Marais (north 13 Mile, east Crooks Rd). More info, call: 248-549-5170
June 16 3-5 p.m. CONGRESS IS CRUCIAL -- WE THE VOTERS WANT REAL SECURITY!
This 2018 Fishman-Perrin event, sponsored by Peace Action of Michigan and several other organizations, will feature a panel of speakers from the: Detroit NAACP, U of Detroit Mercy, U of M Progressive Student Assembly, and WSU Center for Peace and Conflict Studies. This event will present the questions you need to ask candidates for Congress before the August 7th primary.
Location: Barth Hall, Cathedral Church of St. Paul, 4800 Woodward, Detroit.
June 16 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. MICHIGAN PROGRESSIVE SUMMIT: Persistence of the Resistance. Hear dynamic speakers, discuss challenging issues and strategize how to make Michigan work for us all. Location: University of Michigan - Flint, 1 Riverfront Plaza, Flint. $25 registration. Sponsored by Progress Michigan.
June 19 Noon - 4 p.m. JUNETEENTH VOTER CELEBRATION. Join A. Philip Randolph Institute for community building, urban gardening, healthy living, peace zones, conflict resolution skills training, skill trades task force. GOTV from 4- 7 p.m. Food. Kid friendly. Meet the candidates.
177- E. 7 Mile, Detroit.
June 23 12:30 - 2:30 p.m. RAIN BARREL WORKSHOP. Build your own rain barrel with Sierra Club and mirainbarrel. Pre-order your barrell on-line for $50 or buy at workshop for $60. Sign-up: www.mirainbarrel.com/signup. Location: 9354 Oakland Avenue, Detroit. Scholarships, based on need, available. For more information, call 313-444-3705 or contact email@example.com
June 26 6 p.m. SALUTING WOMEN WHO HELPED BUILD THE LABOR MOVEMENT. This annual meeting of the Michigan Labor History Society will feature Elise Bryant, actor, producer and President of Coalition of Labor Union Women and the Executive Director of the Labor Heritage Foundation. Location: UAW Local 22, 4300 Michigan Avenue, Detroit.
June 27 5 - 7:30 p.m. HUSTLE with P.O.W.E.R. The American Postal Workers Union, AFL-CIO Detroit Area Local 0295 is sponsoring this event at the APWU Detroit Union Hall, 20530 Southfield Road, Detroit. $5 donation. All proceeds donated to Power Committee Scholarships.