Swords Into Plowshares Peace Center and Gallery
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Sunday, May 7, 2017 from 1-3pm
Tunes and Tales is a mother daughter duo who preform children's stories using narration, live viola and cello music, and masked movement. Suitable for children aged 4-10 and families. The stories come alive and find a place in the hearts and minds of all who hear them. Pricilla Hawkins on the Cello Shandra Lowery-Sachs on the Viola (member of DSO)
Thursday, June 8, 2017 from 6:30-9pm
Designated representatives of local peace groups discuss peace issues. Also, to share announcements of upcoming events. GATHER, EAT AND BEGIN DISCUSSION AT 6:30 PM Agenda items TBD: For further info, email: caltman at rocketmail.com
Saturday, April 22, 2017 from 11am-12:30pm
Michigan has no shortage of water woes: shut-offs in Detroit, the lead crisis in Flint, water takings by Nestle, environmental threats to the Great Lakes, and proposed cuts to federal funding for the lakes. Hear panelists talk about these issues and how you can advocate for clean, accessible water. Afterward, join us at the March for Science at 1:00, starting at Hart Plaza. Panelists: Maureen Taylor, Michigan Welfare Rights Organization; Dortheá Thomas, Detroit & Great Lakes Organizer with Sierra Club Michigan Chapter; others TBA. Please contact Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, Detroit Chapter, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, April 20, 2017 from 6:30-9pm
Representatives of local peace groups discuss peace issues. Also, to share announcements of upcoming events. GATHER, EAT AND BEGIN DISCUSSION AT 6:30 PM Agenda items so far: 1-Trump's "skinny budget" 2-votersnotpoliticans.com (Gerrymandering) 3-Women's March and Indivisible groups, etc. For further info, email: caltman at rocketmail.com
Thursday, March 30, 2017 from 7-8:30pm
Join in conversations taken from Krista Tippet's NPR series on "civil conversations"
Saturday, March 25, 2017 from noon-4pm
We are proud to invite you to view the artwork of children aged kindergarten through 12th grade. This exhibit's mission is to transform the world by encouraging peace and human rights through art education, based on the United Nations Rights of the Child. Sponsored by Wayne state University Center for Peace and Conflict Studies and Swords into Plowshares Peace Center and Gallery.
Saturday, March 25, 2017 from noon-4pm
Annual k thru 12th grade student artwork representing the United Nations Rights of the Child. Visual & performing arts venue.
Sunday, March 19, 2017 from 1am-3pm
This is a "Fun-fundraiser" for Swords into Plowshares Peace Center & Gallery. Light Refreshments served. All for your donation of a Quarter(s)!
Monday, February 13, 2017 from 5-8pm
Women's March on Washington continues in Detroit! 10 actions in the next 100 days Join us for pizza as we write postcards to elected officials, we'll provide pizza, beverages, stamps, addresses and postcards! Bring your thoughts about issues you care about! Let's socialize, network and have fun as we work toward change. The Trump administration is NOT the new normal! Donations welcome. Sponsored by Women's International League for Peace and Freedom and Women's March on Washington Detroit Bus Committee. Contact email@example.com for info.
Sunday, January 8, 2017 from 2:30-4:30pm
Forum on strategy for building resistance to incoming policies of new administration. With panelists Millie Hall of CLUW, Scott Holiday of Michigan United, and John Bachtell, Communist Party U.S.A.
Thursday, January 5, 2017 from 6:30-9pm
Representatives of local peace groups discuss peace issues. Also, to share announcements of upcoming events. GATHER AND EAT AT 6:30 PM ... Meeting AT 7:00 PM For further info, email: caltman at rocketmail.com NOTE: This meeting is a little different than usual, as these meetings are typically held in Ferndale on the second Thursday of the month at 7 pm.
Monday, December 5, 2016 from 7-9pm
MCHR United Nations Declaration of Human Rights Day Moderator: Frank Hammer, MCHR Board The 1% Has Brought to the Twin Crises of Environment and Jobs José Cuello, Ph.D., History, Wayne State University, MCHR Executive Committee Environmental Justice at Every Level Wil Copeland, Eastern Michigan Environmental Action Council Practical Steps for Achieving Environmental Justice Marnese Jackson, Environmental and Energy Justice Coordinator In order to preserve human rights on the planet, we have to save the planet itself from what scientists are calling the impending Sixth Extinction. This program will address the questions of how we got here and some of the solutions we must take to create a revolution in environmental consciousness and action in our localities, regions, nation and the world. The intent of MCHR is to strengthen the coalition of the environmentally concerned human rights organizations and individuals in Detroit and Michigan. Cosponsor: EMEAC MCHR office 313 579-9071 firstname.lastname@example.org www.mchr.org