Royal Oak Community Center

Location

3500 Marais Ave
Royal Oak
,
MI
48073
,
US

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Future Events

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.

Past Events

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
Saturday
Sep
10
2016
Saturday, September 10, 2016 from 10am-noon
10am-noon
General membership meeting discussing political campaigns that need our help.Executive board nominations.
Saturday
Jul
9
2016
Saturday, July 9, 2016 from 10am-noon
10am-noon
Michael Ford of the Regional Transit Authority will make a Power-point presentation of the plan to build a Transit system for Detroit over the next decade. Come and hear the exciting plans!! Bring comments, questions or criticisms
Saturday
Apr
16
2016
Saturday, April 16, 2016 from 10am-noon
10am-noon
Not a Sierra Club Event Gray Panthers of Metro Detroit Presents: The Carbon Fee & Dividend Campaign - Creating the Political Will to Roll Back Climate Change Mary Janet Dunn, Presenter; Citizens Climate Lobby 10 a.m. Saturday, April 16, 2016 Royal Oak Community Center, 3500 Marais, Royal Oak For more information, call: 248-549-5170 CO-SPONSORS: Citizens Climate Lobby Gray Panthers of Metro Detroit is an intergenerational social justice organization with members in southeastern Michigan. www.graypanthersmetrodetroit.org
Saturday
Feb
6
2016
Saturday, February 6, 2016 from 10am-noon
10am-noon
Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, the Flint pediatrician who was a central figure in exposing and publicizing the lead contamination of Flint’s tap water, will be the guest speaker at the Greater Royal Oak Democratic Club February meeting. Over the past several months “Dr. Mona” has been featured in numerous local and national news stories on Flint’s water contamination, which has been declared a state and federal disaster. The meeting is free and open to the public. For more information please contact club chair Tom Regan at 248-291-9054, email democrat@roadc.com, visit http://roadc.com, or visit the “Greater Royal Oak Democratic Club” Facebook page.