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Make Government Work Forum: "This Is What No Democarcy Looks Like: Running Government Like a Business."
Saturday, July 16, 2016 from 10am-noon
This is the fifth in a series of forums sponsored by Southeast Michigan Jobs with Justice/Unity Campaign and UAW Region 1A Retired Workers Council. Focusing on the Flint Water and the Detroit Public School crises (both caused by state-appointed Emergency Managers), this forum is aimed at providing union and community activists with powerful strong talking points to help get out the vote when 75% of Americans have lost faith in government. "Government is the tool we can use to build the kind of society we want."
Wednesday, October 28, 2015 from 6:30-8:30pm
Download flier at link above. Hello All, the Center for Inter-Faith Worker Justice will be hosting a panel discussion centered around some of the Pope's remarks on economic justice. We would love to have you there to add your perspective, and to start the next steps toward achieving true economic justice. The discussion takes place on 10/28/2015 at 6:30. I have attached a flier with details, please let me know if you can make it. How do we respond as people of faith committed to the dignity of workers and economic justice??? In his apostolic exhortation, Evangelii Gaudium, and recent encyclical, Laudato Si’, Francis addresses materialism and the income gap that is harming so many working and poor families. IWJ invites you to join us for a community conversation and interfaith response to Bishop Gumbleton’s talk on Francis, income inequality, and worker justice. DETROIT METRO IWJ PRESENTS BISHOP THOMAS GUMBLETON POPE FRANCIS, INCOME INEQUALITY, AND THE STRUGGLE FOR WORKERS’ RIGHTS WITH INTERFAITH RESPONSE PANELISTS: IMAM ABDULLAH EL AMIN - DETROIT MUSLIM CENTER BP. WALTER STARGHILL - FACE-TO-FACE MINISTRIES SELMA GOODE - JEWISH LABOR COMMITTEE MYA HILL AND BRITTANY WILLIAMSON - D15 BOB KING - FORMER INT’L UAW PRESIDENT
Monday, August 17, 2015 from 11am-1pm
Featuring, Wonteka Reed, D-15 organizer, D-15 activists, and other guests. Let’s discuss how our faith communities can come together to uphold the dignity of workers and the common good by workers receive a living wage. IT’S A MORAL ISSUE! Inequality of wealth and power is the root cause of most of our nation's social, political and economic ills. The call for $15 and freedom to join a union is central to building the mass movement necessary for reversing this dangerous economic and immoral trend.
Monday, June 30, 2014 from 6-8pm
Sponsored by the Detroit Catholic Pastoral Alliance and Black Women Lawyers Association. Moderated by Rochelle Riley. For information, call 313-922-1465.
Thursday, June 19, 2014 from 7-9pm
REV. DAVID ALEXANDER BULLOCK, National spokesperson for Change Agent Consortium. The guest speaker will connect “Full Employment/Green Jobs” to his talk on Detroit’s bankruptcy.
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 from 6-7pm
The garbage oder coming from the Detroit incinerator has been a public nuisance this summer, and for many summers in the past. Zero Waste Detroit (ZWD) will be holding a community meeting to discuss and take action to hold this facility accountable. Event includes a panel discussion. Contact person: Ahmina Maxey, Community Outreach Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org