Royal Oak Community Center

Location

3500 Marais Ave
Royal Oak
,
MI
48073
,
US

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Future Events

Saturday
Dec
15
2018
Saturday, December 15, 2018 from 10-11:30am
10-11:30am
Robert Day, a legal aid attorney will speak at Gray Panthers of Metro Detroit. He's been helping homeowners and tenants to fight foreclosure and evictions.

Past Events

Saturday
Nov
17
2018
Saturday, November 17, 2018 from 10-11:30am
10-11:30am
You're invited to hear Curt Guyette, investigative reporter for ACLU-Michigan and an award winning journalist, speak on "What's Next After the Election?" Many of us are working hard to educate and turn out the vote for the November 6th mid-term elections. Take a step toward making sense of the outcomes of this election by attending this informative program. Curt Guyette is a crusading reporter who investigated the Flint water crisis. As a result, he was named "Journalist of the Year" by the Michigan Press Association. He was given three other awards for his outstanding reporting on legal issues.
Saturday
Jul
7
2018
Saturday, July 7, 2018 from 10am-noon
10am-noon
Membership meeting Business meeting with working group break out to plan events.
Saturday
Apr
21
2018
Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 10am-noon
10am-noon
This forum features some powerful speakers: 1. Nancy Altman, the President of Social Security Works and the Chair of the Strengthen Social Security Coalition. She's co-author of the book "Why Social Security Isn't Going Broke and How Expanding It will Help Us All". 2. U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell 3. Senator Debbie Stabenow (invited) 4. Michigan Senator Vincent Gregory 5. Marjorie Mitchell, Executive Dir. Michigan Universal Health Care Access Network Learn the latest schemes for cutting these three essential health and income benefits. President Trump's 2019 budget includes cuts in Social Security (including SSI and SSDI) Medicaid, and Medicare. Learn how we can fight back. This forum is being co-sponsored by: Michigan Alliance to Strengthen Social Security and Medicare, MichUHCAN; Women's International League for Peace and Freedom - Detroit Branch; Metro Detroit Democratic Socialists of America; Michigan Alliance of Retired Americans; Peace Action of Michigan; Public Citizens of Washtenaw; Southeast Michigan Jobs with Justice; Swords Into Plowshares Peace Center and Gallery; Detroit Area Peace with Justice Network; Gray Panthers of Metro Detroit.
Saturday
Dec
16
2017
Saturday, December 16, 2017 from 10am-noon
10am-noon
A panel of speakers will tell the history of Puerto Rico, provide a progress report on its recovery from Hurricane Maria and offer a vision of a more just future for its citizens. Presentation will be during first half of Gray Panthers monthly meeting.
Saturday
Oct
21
2017
Saturday, October 21, 2017 from 10am-noon
10am-noon
Heaster Wheeler, former ED of the Detroit NAACP, will provide a presentation titled Voter Suppression and Its Impact on People of Color. It will include public policy challenges such as photo ID, early voting, purging and no excuse absentee voting. Also, a discussion of voter disengagement, disillusionment, and declining voter participation.
Saturday
Sep
16
2017
Saturday, September 16, 2017 from 10am-noon
10am-noon
Public invited to hear Sister Mary Ellen Howard, retired Cabrini Clinic administrator and health and water activist, speak on the campaign to build a Medicare for All health system. . For more information, call Randy Block at 248-549-5170.
Saturday
Jun
17
2017
Saturday, June 17, 2017 from 10am-noon
10am-noon
Julie Hurwitz, a civil rights attorney and partner with Goodman Hurwitz PC, will discuss AG Sessions' plans to reignite the "war on drugs', demanding longer prison sentences and greater use of private, for profit prisons. Don't miss this special presentation at the Gray Panthers of Metro Detroit's public meeting. It's a potluck so bring a dish to pass. For more info., call Randy at 248-549-5170.
Saturday
May
20
2017
Saturday, May 20, 2017 from 10am-noon
10am-noon
Karen Houghton, Coordinator of "IndivisibleFighting #9", will provide information about how the Indivisible movement is making a difference and how citizens can get involved.
Saturday
Mar
18
2017
Saturday, March 18, 2017 from 10-11:30am
10-11:30am
Jamie Lyons Eddy, an organizer with Count My Vote, will discuss at a Gray Panthers of Metro Detroit monthly meeting what can be done to reform Michigan's broken redistricting system. Democracy is at stake! For more info, call Randy Block at 248-549-5170.
Saturday
Mar
4
2017