Aug 6 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. FILM: BIG PHARMA. Part of Retirees for Single Payer Health Plan film series. Location: 4300 Michigan Avenue, Detroit. For more info., contact Jim Bish,
Aug 7 10:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. LOW INCOME HOUSING TAX CREDIT WORKSHOP; WORKING WITH THE NEW QAP. $40 FOR CEDAM members; $50 for nonmembers. Lansing Community College, West Campus, Lansing. Details: MSHDA's LIHT application expectations; equity investor expectations; navigating the new QAP.
Aug 14 7 p.m. NUCLEAR WEAPONS AND DEMOCRACY. Dr. Prasad Venogopal. Citizens for Peace is sponsoring this lecture and discussion at Unity of Livonia, 28600 Five Mile, Livonia.
Discuss the global movement to abolish nuclear weapons. For more info, call 734-425-0079 or go to: www.citizens4peace.com Sept 8 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. DETROIT PEOPLE'S PLATFORM: 2018 SUMMIT. SEIU Local 1, 2211 East Jefferson Avenue, Detroit. Five years ago, 250 Detroiter's gathered to create the Detroit People's Platform. Now we are coming together for a summit. Join the conversation. Lunch provided. Event free but registration is limited. Register at: https://bit.ly/2IQZx1t
or call 313-338-9396.
Sept 8 3RD MICHIGAN ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE STATEWIDE SUMMIT IN FLINT. For 200 environmental justice activists to testify, visualize and strategize actions for a just and equitable future. Deadline to request travel stipends due August 20th. Registration ends Sept. 1st.
Click HERE for more information and to register.
Sept 11 7 p.m. 9/11: SEVENTEEN YEARS LATER. Dr. Saed Khan. Citizens for Peace is hosting this lecture and discussion at Unity Livonia, 28600 Five Mile, Livonia. Dr. Saed will share his knowledge of Islam, the impact of 9/11, the latest travel ban upheld by the Supreme Court, etc.
Sept 15 10 a.m. INTRODUCTION TO 2018 BALLOT ISSUES. Ever done speed dating?
Gray Panthers of Metro Detroit will work with Jobs with Justice to hold a forum on the ballot issues in which you'll hear short presentations on several ballot issues (Voters Not Politicians, Earned Paid Sick Time, One Fair Wage, Ballot Reform, Legalize Marijuana) and then speakers will meet with the audience in small groups to answer their questions. Location: Royal Oak Community Center, 3500 Marais, Royal Oak. For more information, call Randy at 248-549-5170.
Oct 5-7 2018 CITIZENS CLIMATE LOBBY GREAT LAKES REGIONAL CONFERENCE. Perrysburg, Ohio. Earlybird registration through August 31, 2018. Overview: Draw inspiration, strengthen skills, build resolve, develop strategies and deepen connections as we work toward passing national Carbon Fee and Dividend legislation. For more information and to register click HERE.
Oct 6 4th ANNUAL TRANS EMPOWERMENT WORKSHOP. This workshop for trans youth, parents and trans individuals and gender expansive young children for a day of community building, learning, friendship, empowerment and inclusivity. (More information to follow).
Oct 20 10 a.m. WHAT'S AT STAKE IN VOTING FOR JUDGES ON MICHIGAN'S SUPREME COURT.
Gray Panthers will be recruiting a speaker to provide insights on the Michigan Supreme Court and why we need to be aware of who's running for seats on this court in 2018. Location: Royal Oak Community Center, 3500 Marais, Royal Oak. For more info., call Randy at 248-549-5170.