Swords Into Plowshares Peace Center and Gallery
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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.
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.
Thursday, March 30, 2017 from 7-8:30pm
Join in conversations taken from Krista Tippet's NPR series on "civil conversations"
Thursday, April 13, 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 For further info, email: caltman at rocketmail.com
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
Thursday, November 17, 2016 from 6:30-9pm
Quarterly meeting to discuss peace issues of importance to local peace groups. Also, to share announcements of upcoming events. The meeting is being hosted by Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) & Swords into Plowshares Peace Center and Gallery (SIP). Light meal & quarterly meeting to follow. GATHER AT 6:30 PM ... EAT AT 7:00 PM NOTE: This meeting is a little different than usual, as these quarterly meetings are typically held in Ferndale on the second Thursday of the month at 7 pm.
Monday, August 22, 2016 from 5-10pm
PROGRESSIVE ARTS & ALLIANCE TO HALT FERMI 3 present: A NUCLEAR NIGHT MON. AUGUST. 22, 2016 Swords Into Plowshares Peace Center and Gallery 33 E. Adams at Woodward, Detroit 48226 FREE PARKING IN CHURCH LOT FREE PROGRAM: 5:00 PM POTLUCK (OPTIONAL) 6:00 PM BATTLE OF CHERNOBYL (film and discussion) 8:30 PM LIFE AFTER CHERNOBYL (film and discussion) in conjunction with the Chernobyl Photo Exhibit more info: email@example.com (313) 207-3904 Bill Meyer
Saturday, July 30, 2016 from 1-3pm
You're invited to attend this reception with photo exhibits and a presentation from the Michigan Stop the Nuclear Bombs Campaign (MISTNBC). Celebrate 16 years of activism toward a nuclear free world with refreshments, sing-along peace music led by Julie Beutel. Honor those who have died and plan for future actions. Information: Barbara Smith: 248-228-4797 or Kim Bergier: 248-515-2380.
Friday, June 24, 2016 from 4-7pm
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the welfare rights movement that came out of the civil rights movement. Join us in sharing stories and reflections from U.S. welfare rights veterans, along with analyses and moving forward in the fight to eliminate poverty. Please join us to celebrate and reflect over two days at two sites: * Fri, 6/24 from 4-7pm at Swords Into Plowshares Gallery (23 E. Adams at Central United Methodist Church, Detroit MI 48226); * Sat, 6/25 from 8am-6pm at Wayne County Community College District, Downtown Campus (1001 Fort St, Detroit MI 48226) These events are co-sponsored by Michigan Welfare Rights Organization and Westside Mothers. More details to come.
Wednesday, June 15, 2016 from 7-9pm
Meeting #1 to plan readings of MLK's "Beyond Vietnam" speech on the 50th anniversary, April 4, 2017. This is based on a successful reading by 16 activists on April 4, 2016 at Detroit Central United Methodist Church.