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Metro Detroit's Fair Housing Crisis: How It Impacts Persons with Disabilities, Young Persons and Families
Metro Detroit's Fair Housing Crisis: How It Impacts Persons with Disabilities, Young Persons and Families
Apr 20, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM


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Regularly Updated Courtesy of Gray Panthers of Metro Detroit 


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.  


To submit an event for the calendar, send information to

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


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


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. 


Apr 20th 1 - 4 p.m. EARTH DAY FEST 2024 - PLANET OVER PLASTICS. Join the Michigan Sierra Club to celebrate Earth Day and envision a sustainable future for all Michiganders! Enjoy speakers, music, ideas, arts & crafts, plus a host of environmental and conservation groups for you to learn about and get involved with! Click HERE to register.

Address: The Amp- Millpond Trail Brighton MI 48116

Apr 20th 3 - 7 p.m. OAKLAND COUNTY EARTH DAY CLIMATE MARCH, RALLY, AND FAIR. Make your voice heard on the need to stop climate change and protect the planet, learn what you can do, and connect with others working on these issues. The third annual Earth Day Climate March, Rally, and Fair will have a rally and march at 3pm, and a fair with 50+ environmental and conservation groups and green businesses from 4-7 pm. The event will include a teach-in on climate featuring former tv meteorologist Chris Edwards, climate justice leader Mikal Goodman, and others, and a participatory art project. Click HERE to register.

Address: Royal Oak Farmers Market- 316 E Eleven Mile Rd at Troy Street

Apr 23rd 10 a.m. UNLAWFUL LOCKOUTS: VIOLATIONS AND REMEDIES. Join the Fair Housing Center of Metropolitan Detroit for a webinar that explores the kind of unlawful “self-help” evictions and other actions landlords have engaged in to make the tenant move. Find out what can be done and what damages can be recovered when an unlawful lockout occurs. Click HERE to register.

Apr 23rd 10 a.m. TROUBLEMAKER TRAINING: LET'S TALK ABOUT SEX ED. Are you starting to see attacks on sex education in your newsfeeds? Do you believe sex ed is important but you have questions about what your kids should learn and when? Do you want to be prepared to handle discussions around sex ed within your school district and with friends. Join Red, Wine, and Blue via Zoom to learn why sex ed is important and how to talk about it and fight back against extremists. Click HERE to register.

Apr 24th 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. CAPITOL DAY 2024: POWER TO THE PEOPLE. Join Michigan United, Reproductive Freedom for All Michigan, and partner organizations for a chance to make your voice heard and fight for the issues that most matter to you. This year, participants will advocate our state legislature on Reproductive Freedom For All, MICare (universal healthcare), and Taking Back Our Power, and your help is needed to leave with a win! Click HERE to register and for information on bus transportation.

Address: Michigan State Capitol Building- 100 North Capitol Avenue Lansing MI, 48909

Apr 25th 7 - 8:30 p.m. UNLOCKING THE NARRATIVE: BUILDING SAFER COMUNITIES FOR ALL. Join the Detroit Justice Center via Zoom to hear from Michigan Collaborative to End Mass Incarcerations' guest speaker Insha Rahman, director of Vera Action, to learn strategies to shape the narrative and beat tired "tough on crime" opposition with proven "serious about safety" messages that promote sound policies and motivate voters. Click HERE to register.


Join for a nosh in support of Jews for a Secular Democracy! JFASD is a pluralistic initiative to educate and advocate around the separation of religion and government through Jewish perspectives. They are working hard to collaborate with congregations across denominations, other Jewish organizations, and interfaith and nonsectarian social justice activists to protect reproductive rights, LGBTQ+ equality, and educational freedom such as fighting book bans.

Enjoy a delicious vegetarian lunch (Krishna Indian Restaurant, Farmington Hills), great company, and support a cause essential to protecting our democracy and religious freedom for all. Click HERE to purchase a ticket.

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