April 20 10 a.m. THE GREEN NEW DEAL: WHAT IS IT? WHY DOES IT MATTER? Hear Nicholas Jansen, Michigan State Director of the the Sunrise Movement, provide a briefing on the Green New Deal that envisions fighting climate change while creating a more green economy. The Sunrise Movement is a dynamic youth led organization. Nicholas is the featured speaker for Gray Panthers of Metro Detroit meeting at the Royal Oak Community Center, 3500 Marais (east of Crooks, north of 13 Mile). For more information, call or text Randy at 248-224-5572.
April 20 Noon - 3 p.m. FREEDOM FOR THE UNJUSTLY INCARCERATED. This forum focuses on the cases of Mumia Abu-Jamal, a political prisoner who's fighting for his right to appeal, and the Juvenile Lifers Without Parole in Michigan. Guest speakers: Pam Africa, Rev. Ed Pinkney, Marilyn Jordan, Kimberly Annette Simmons-Woodson, Jose Burgos, and Siwatu-Salama Ra.
Cass Corridor Commons, 4605 Cass Avenue, Detroit. Sponsored by Moratorium NOW! Coalition and Cass Corridor Commons. For more info., call 248-470-0296.
April 27 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. RUNAWAY INEQUALITY WORKSHOP. Hosted by Pontiac Policy Council. Sponsored by Southeast Michigan Jobs With Justice, Communication Workers of America and Detroit A. Phillip Randolph Institute. For more information, contact Kaye Halonen,
April 27 11:15 a.m. GET TO KNOW YOUR MUSLIM NEIGHBOR. Learn about American Muslims and enjoy hands-on activities for all ages. St. John's Episcopal Church, 26698 Woodward Avenue, Royal Oak. Co-sponsored by MAS Detroit and St. John's Episcopal Church.
April 28 3-4 p.m. ON THE WINGS OF A PEACE CRANE. This free chamber music concert by the Windscape Trio and Roenicke Duo, will be presented in the Swords into Plowshares Peace Center and Gallery. Will honor the 1,000 Cranes for Iraq exhibit by Sr. Barbara Cervenka as a peace offering to Iraq and the refugees of the Middle East. Free parking. 33 E. Adams at Woodward Avenue, Detroit.
May 2 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. MAMA'S MARCH IN LANSING. Mothering Justice. Go to the capitol to increase visibility for mama's of color. Let legislators know we show up, we vote, we matter. Theme: Common Cents -- Our Personal Economy. St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 218 W. Ottawa Street, Lansing. Click HERE to register.