PEACE & JUSTICE EVENTS CALENDAR
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This Calendar of events includes activities of a wide range of groups so long as these groups support our common dedication to peace and justice.
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name of event, date/time, name of speakers (if any), URL or other contact information to join the meeting. Or use the Google Form and submit HERE. We do not post general meeting notices, only those with an issue focus/speaker. Gray Panthers of Metro Detroit does not claim to endorse all positions of groups with events posted on this calendar.
WEEKLY EVENTS SCHEDULE:
MONDAYS: 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. RACIAL JUSTICE RALLIES. 11 MILE Road & Woodward (in front of St John's Episcopal Church). Sponsored by the Huntington Woods Peace Group. Updates for the event based on weather can be found on the Huntington Woods Peace Group Facebook https://www.facebook.com/Huntington-Woods-Peace-Group-144083798944934
MONDAYS: 12 p.m. THE MICHIGAN LEAGUE FOR PUBLIC POLICY'S YEAS & NAYS. A weekly roundup of what happened under the Capitol Dome and what it means for you at home. Find the link for the Facebook Lives HERE.
FRIDAYS: 3:45 p.m. WE STAND WITH OUR NEIGHBORS - IMMIGRATION VIGIL SW Detroit Clark Park, corner of Vernor and Clark. Saturday's (new)11 a.m.
MONTHLY EVENTS CALENDAR:
Feb 27th 5:30 - 7 p.m. CLEAN ENERGY FUTURE TOWN HALL WITH SEN. CAMILLERI AND REP. CHURCHES. Join the Michigan League of Conservation Voters to hear from Senator Darrin Camilleri, Representative Jaime Churches, the Michigan League of Conservation Voters, and other local and environmental experts for a panel discussion on the recently passed Clean Energy Future package, which puts Michigan on a path to 100% Clean Energy! Click HERE to register.
Address: Bacon Memorial Library- 45 Vinewood St Wyandotte MI, 48192
Feb 27th 7:30 - 8:30 p.m. WHAT IS CHRISTIAN NATIONALISM AND WHY IS IT A THREAT TO DEMOCRACY. Are you hearing the term Christian Nationalism and not sure what it means? What is this movement all about and what policies are they trying to implement? Join Red, Wine, and Blue via Zoom to learn all you need to know! Hear from Katherine Stewart, author of “The Power Worshipers” – the new Rob Reiner documentary, “God & Country,” is based on her book! We will also be joined by Rev Karla, the viral Reverend helping people “Discover the Spiritual-but-not-Religious Path”, and three journalists reporting on Christian Nationalism in government: Jenny Cohn, Cyril Mychalejko, and Kira Resistance. Click HERE to register.
Feb 28th 6:30 p.m. CRITICIZING ISRAEL'S WAR IN GAZA, ANTISEMETIC?. Join the Huntington Woods Peace Group to hear from guest speakers Rabbi Alana Alpert, from Temple T'chiyah in Detroit, and Dr. Brad Roth, Professor of Law and Political Science, Wayne State University. Learn about what is happening in Gaza, and clarify the debate on whether criticizing Israel's war is antisemitic. Click HERE for more information.
Address: Huntington Woods Public Library- 26415 Scotia Rd Huntington Woods MI, 48070
Feb 28th 6 - 7 p.m. BLACK HEATLH PROFESSIONALS ADDRESSING IMPLICIT BIAS IN US HEALTHCARE. Join the Michigan Climate Action Network and Michigan Clinicians for Climate Action via Zoom to hear from a group of panelists about the implicit bias and systemic racism in the US healthcare system. Click HERE to register.
Feb 29th 7 - 8 p.m. WARHEADS TO WINDMILLS: ADDRESSING THE THREATS OF CLIMATE AND NUCLEAR WEAPONS BEFORE IT'S TOO LATE. Join the Michigan Climate Action Network and the Veterans for Peace to hear from Dr. Ivana Hughes president of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, and Dr. Timmon Wallis of NuclearBan.US and the Warheads to Windmills Coalition via Zoom to discuss the urgency of addressing both Climate Change and Nuclear War as twin existential threats. Learn how to build a mass movement that can put an end to these threats. Questions and discussions with the audience will follow. Click HERE to register.
Mar 8th 7 - 8:30 p.m. SOURCE BOOKSELLER PRESENTS: BLACK WOMEN TAUGHT US. Join the Source Bookseller to hear from the author of Black Women Taught Us in conversation with Wayne State Professor Anwar Uhuru. There is no better way to celebrate International Women's Day in Detroit! Click HERE to register.
Address: Source Booksellers - 4240 Cass Avenue #105 Detroit MI, 48201
Mar 8th 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. FEMINIST FRIDAYS: JULIETA MARTINEX. Celebrate Women's History Month with Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan and hear from Julieta Martinez via Zoom. Julieta is a 20-year-old young woman from Chile who founded TREMENDAS, a platform built to empower girls and young people to use their talents to promote social justice efforts. Julieta embodies intersectionality within feminist movements by working on climate justice through the lens of gender equity. Click HERE to register.
Mar 15th. BAD RIVER: A STORY OF DEFIANCE DOCUMENTARY. Join the Sierra Club of Michigan in recounting the story of the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, which will be released nationwide, including at the AMC theater in Sterling Heights. Make a plan to view this important film exploring the history of the people who are fighting to remove Enbridge’s Line 5 oil pipeline from their land and the watershed of Lake Superior.
Mar 15th 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. FEMINIST FRIDAYS: JULIETA MARTINEX. Celebrate Women's History Month with Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan and learn about bell hooks via Zoom. Hooks was educated in a racially segregated school despite the landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling that found school segregation to be unconstitutional. She has published over 30 works, all of which ask readers to question patriarchy, capitalism, and white supremacy. Her work emphasized what would later be known as intersectional feminism. Click HERE to register.