Detroit 2013 Program – subject to change

sunflower3Detroit 2013 Program – subject to change

Posted on June 11, 2013 by tawanapetty Tawana Petty

Organizer, Detroit 2012 & 2013

Phone: 313-433-9882

Email: tawana.detroit2012@gmail.com

Boggs Center

www.boggscenter.org

313-923-0797

DETROIT 2013: A Time for Resistance

June 23rd – 30th

Sunday – June 23 – Church of the Messiah – 231 E. Grand Blvd., Det, MI 48207

Evening: – 5pm – 8pm

?Welcome to Detroit! – Shea Howell

?Networking and Community Dinner – provided (donations requested, but nobody turned away)

Monday, June 24 – Cass Corridor Commons – 4605 Cass Ave., Det, MI 48201

?830am – Continental breakfast – provided

Morning: – 9am to 12pm

?What time is it on the clock of the world? – Grace Lee Boggs

?Why are we in Detroit? – Boggs Center/National Planning Team

?Lunch – Provided with small donation requested, but nobody turned away

Afternoon: – 1pm – 4pm – Samaritan Center – 5555 Conner St, Detroit, MI 48213

?Site visit – new work – Blair Evans and Professor Frithjof Bergmann

Evening: – 6pm – 9pm – The Hush House Black Community Museum and International Leadership and Training Institute for Human Rights – 6179 Wabash Detroit, MI 48208

?Community Dinner/Cultural Event hosted by Dakari Carter of Detroit Summer, featuring Detroit’s Brave New Voices Youth Poetry Slam Team, Insite the Riot, Lottie Spady and Jim Perkinson with presentations by Rev. Sandra Simmons and Professor Charles Simmons

Tuesday, June 25th – Cass Corridor Commons – 4605 Cass Ave., Det, MI 48201

830am – Continental breakfast – provided

Morning: – 9am – 12pm

?National report outs

?Lunch – Provided with small donation requested, but nobody turned away

Afternoon: – 1pm – 4pm

?Bus Tour with Rich Feldman – 3 hours

?Peace Zones for Life – 1967 Rebellion Display – Shanna Merola and Mark Sutton

?Self-Organizing Workshops – includes presentation from Cassidy Rosen and Fernando Abbud (Colorado)

Evening:

?Dinner – on your own

?6pm – 8pm – Place Based Education Panel – Bart Eddy (Detroit Community Schools), Elizabeth Whittaker (Nsoroma Institute), Virgil Taylor (Peace Project), Asenath Andrews (Catherine Ferguson Academy), Carlos Lopez (Experiencia Preparatory Academy) and Enriqueta Turanzas (SW Detroit)

Wednesday, June 26th – Cass Corridor Commons – 4605 Cass Ave., Det, MI 48201

830am – Continental Breakfast – Provided

Morning: – 9am – 12pm

?National report outs continued

?Lunch – Provided with small donation requested, but nobody turned away

Afternoon: – 1pm – 4pm

?Health and Healing – Michelle Puckett (Oakland) and more . . .

?New Work Report Out – Barbara Stachowski

Evening:

?Dinner – on your own

?6pm – 8pm – Food Security and land discussions – Myrtle Thompson-Curtis and Wayne Curtis (Feedom Freedom Growers), Phil Jones (Colors), Nate Ela (Chicago) and Shane Bernardo (Earthworks and Day Project)

Thursday, June 27th – Cass Corridor Commons – 4605 Cass Ave., Det, MI 48201

830am – Continental Breakfast – Provided

Morning: – 9am – 12pm

?National report outs continued

?Lunch – Provided with small donation requested, but nobody turned away

Afternoon: – 1pm – 4pm

?From War Zones to Peace Zones Panel featuring Screening of Detroit’s Native Son – Panelists include: Charity Hicks (EMEAC), Harry Weaver III, Ron Scott (Coalition Against Police Brutality/Peace Zones for Life and Yusef Bunchy Shakur (Urban Network and Black Souljahs)

?Dinner – on your own

?6pm until – Album release party with Will See – David Blair Theater – 4605 Cass Ave., Det, MI 48201 at 7pm

Friday, June 28th – Cass Corridor Commons – 4605 Cass Ave., Det, MI 48201

830am – Continental Breakfast – Provided

Morning: – 9am – 12pm

?50 years forward/50 years back – Looking towards the Future: Creating a Student Movement, Creating a National Newsletter – Kristian Bailey (NY) and Molly Cunningham (Chicago) and Boggs Center

?Lunch – Provided with small donation requested, but nobody turned away

Afternoon: – 1pm – 4pm

?Self-governing councils/communities

?A Time for Resistance

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Evening: – 5pm – 8pm

?Dinner – Included (small donation requested, but nobody turned away)

?Reflection Friday – How do we build a movement committed to Resistance and alternatives in 2013 & 2014 in our cities and in our country?

Saturday, June 29th – Church of the Messiah – 231 E. Grand Blvd., Det, MI 48207

Morning:

?Peace Rally and Celebration

Afternoon:

?3pm – 6pm – Grace Lee Boggs’ documentary and 98th birthday celebration at the Detroit Institute of Arts – 5200 Woodward Ave Detroit, MI 48202

Evening:

?7pm – Complex Movements feat Invincible at the Charles H. Wright (limited spaces) – register at http://complexmovements.eventbrite.com/. For more info. visit: http://complexmovements.com/

Sunday, June 30th – Boggs Center – 3061 Field St., Det, MI

?10am – 1pm – brunch/closing reflections

(close of Detroit 2013)

Other topics to be discussed, but not limited to: new forms of resistance, race and class, reimagining education and conversations with Grace.

Original origami and art by Pablo.

THANK YOU!

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