ICPJ Community Peace & Justice Events

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Upcoming Events

ICPJ is working on our first print and e-newsletter for 2019. Please send activist alerts, news items, and announcements to [email protected] by April 25th.

Parkridge Community Meetings
Monday, April 22, 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
[Weekly Standing Meeting]
Parkridge Community Center
591 Armstrong Dr, Ypsilanti, MI 48197

Please Volunteer @ ICPJ – Assist with mailings
Tuesday, April 23 — 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Interfaith Council for Peace and Justice
1414 Hill St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Please let us know you are coming: [email protected]


Solid Waste Resource Management Planning (SWRMP) Advisory Board
Tuesday, April 23rd, 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Ann Arbor DDA Offices, 150 S Fifth Ave, Ann Arbor, MI

Join the SWRMP Advisory Board as they discuss the creation of a Five-Year Solid Waste Plan for the city of Ann Arbor. The meeting is free and open to the general public.

Food Gatherers: State of the Plate
Wednesday, April 24, 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Morris Lawrence Building  at Washtenaw Community College

Legal Observer Training + Know Your Rights
Thursday, April 25,⋅7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Episcopal Church of Incarnation
3257 Lohr Rd.  Ann Arbor MI 48108

Training with National Lawyers Guild. Co-sponsored by ICPJ.
Sign up here: https://www.facebook.com/events/2575258439169921/v

Earthday Festival
Sunday, April 28, 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Leslie Science & Nature Center
1831 Traver Rd, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105

Talking to Kids About Race and Racism
Sunday, May 5, 4 PM to 6 PM
Interfaith Council for Peace and Justice
1414 Hill St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

It can be hard enough to talk to adults about race, prejudice, and justice–how do you talk about it with young kids? That’s why former ICPJ Director Chuck Warpehoski teamed up with early childhood expert and decolonizing activist Nuola Akinde to put together a workshop to teach parents how.

Equal parts discussion and practice session, this workshop will empower adults with the skills they need to discuss race, racism and fairness with the children in their lives. Participants will also receive four follow up emails to check in about their practice and provide ongoing support.

Suggested donation $25, but all are welcome! Space is limited, so register today. Can’t make the workshop? Contact Nuola for booking another event at [email protected]

Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/talking-with-kids-about-race-and-racism-tickets-60198765127?aff=efbevent&fbclid=IwAR0D8ZlaKAMpklRGEPrG4Iq5l7IK7tpHoie-VzM4dlXmmMvqwv9zklMOc90

ICPJ Climate Change and Earth Care Task Force Meeting
Wednesday, May 8 — 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Monthly on the second Wednesday
Interfaith Council for Peace and Justice
1414 Hill St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

ICPJ Racial and Economic Justice Task Force Meeting
Thursday, May 9 — 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Monthly on the second Thursday
Interfaith Council for Peace and Justice
1414 Hill St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Save the date: the evening of Saturday, May 11th!
The Washtenaw PPC is holding a fundraiser to support the MI Poor People’s Campaign (PPC) activities and initiatives this spring and summer.  Funds raised with also support legal expenses incurred for trials in Detroit and Lansing stemming from nonviolent, direct action by MI PPC members during the 40 Days of Action.  Music, art, and speakers are planned!

Eugenics in the 20th Century
White Trash and Negros
Film showing and discussion facilitated by La’Ron Williams
Sunday, May 12 – 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Ypsilanti District Library
5577 Whitaker Road, Ypsilanti, MI 48197
Go to the flyer here: https://tinyurl.com/yxnydgp3


Dinner & A Movie: Garifuna in Peril

Tuesday, May 14 — 6:30 PM dinner, 7:00 PM movie
St. Mary Student Parish, 331 Thompson St, Ann Arbor

Join ICPJ’s Latin America Task Force for the 2019 Dinner & a Movie Series! Garifuna in Peril explores the historical and contemporary struggle of the Garifuna Afro-Honduran indigenous community in Honduras and Belize.

Free film screening, $8 dinner option (includes one tamal and sides – vegetarian option is available) Please RSVP to reserve your meal, before noon on the day of the film:
www.eventbrite.com/e/2019-dinner-a-movie-latin-america-series-tickets-53454095639

Ecology Center’s Annual Membership Meeting
May 15, 2019 — 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Multi-Purpose Room, Ann Arbor District Library – Downtown
343 S. Fifth Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

ICPJ Racial Justice Book Group
Tuesday, May 21 — 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Monthly on the third Tuesday
Ann Arbor Friends Meeting
1420 Hill Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48104
For more information, contact: [email protected]

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