Events

Abolition Means No More War: Free Palestine Now!

Zoom

About this event Prison industrial complex (PIC) abolitionists have always understood the work to dismantle the PIC to be connected to global movements against war, militarism, and colonialism. In the past few weeks, we’ve seen mass mobilization in solidarity with the Palestinian people as they face one of the deadliest assaults by the Israeli military […]

Messages from the Grassroots: An Intergenerational Conversation

Boggs Center 3061 Field St., Detroit, MI

About this event This year marks the 60th anniversary of the Northern Negro Grassroots Leadership Conference, held at the Historic King Solomon Baptist Church in Detroit. James and Grace Lee Boggs were among the main organizers of the gathering with Milton Henry. At the closing rally on November 10, 1963, Malcolm X delivered a powerful […]

MI Learning Community: Gaining Public Support And Overcoming Skepticism

Online

You are joining a first-of-its-kind statewide learning community to help end mass incarceration in Michigan. This community is thoughtfully designed for advocates and practitioners actively engaged in efforts related to community violence intervention, police accountability/ ending police harm, restorative justice, alternative emergency response, re-entry, and other innovative approaches to enhance public safety and prevent incarceration in Michigan.

What is a Community Land Trust?

Matrix Human Services 13560 E McNichols Rd, Detroit, MI

Join us for an exciting event where we explore the concept of a community land trust and its importance in our community. Discover how community land trusts protect affordable housing, preserve natural areas, urban gardens and historic sites. Learn about the benefits of community land trusts for both individuals and the environment.

Affordable Housing Town Hall Panel

Online

Are you concerned about affordable housing in Detroit?

Join us for a panel discussion on the state of affordable housing in Detroit! Hear from community advocates and be a part of the conversation!

Blueprint for Change

University of Michigan Detroit Center 3663 Woodward Ave. 150, Detroit, MI

A city-led discussion revolving around effectively reintegrating returning citizens in Metro Detroit and how one can go from theory to practice. Join the conversation with the Metro Detroit Restorative Justice […]

21st Annual Detroit MLK Day Rally & March

St. Matthew's & St. Joseph's Episcopal Church 8850 Woodward Ave., Detroit, MI

Join us for the 21st Annual Detroit MLK Day Rally & March (Sponsored by Detroit MLK Committee & Organized by Moratorium NOW! Coalition) in honor of the historic legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (Jan. 15, 1929-April 4, 1968). Come honor six decades of mass movements in Waawilyatanong (Detroit), and around the globe.

Our Executive Director, Nancy Parker, and our Community Legal Advocate, Sonja Bonnett, will both be speakers at this event.

Author Series Presents Ijeoma Oluo

Detroit Public Library 5201 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI

Ijeoma Oluo is a writer, speaker, and internet yeller. Oluo's latest book, Be A Revolution: How Everyday People Are Fighting Oppression and Changing the World—and How You Can Too, offers an eye opening, accessible guide to anti-racist activism. Showcasing the leaders who work every day to create systemic change in America, Oluo gives a voice to specific community leaders, providing space for them to share their stories and offer honest wisdom.

Our executive director, Nancy A. Parker, will be one of the community leaders in conversation with Oluo at this event!

MI Learning Community: Coffee Hour Discussion On Violence Intervention

Zoom

Are you an organizer or practitioner championing community-based public safety solutions such as alternative emergency response, violence intervention, or police accountability? Would you like to connect with peers across the state to share what works and elevates your game?

Then this learning community is for you.

MASS MEETING

LOVE Building 4731 Grand River Ave., Detroit, MI

As the movement for a free Palestine has gained momentum over the last five months, so too has the repression and backlash of those fighting for Palestinian liberation. Detroit Will […]

Traffic Court Info Session

LOVE Building 4731 Grand River Ave., Detroit, MI

Detroit Justice Center will be providing FREE legal clinics at the LOVE Building for Core City Residents. These info sessions are designed to give you the resources and knowledge to […]