Join the James & Grace Lee Boggs Center at the AMC & USSF

The Next American Revolution: Another Detroit is Happening
Allied Media Conference: June 17-20
US Social Forum: June 22-26

Come check out the Boggs Center and related activities at the 2nd U.S. Social Forum:


Meet the Boggs Center (Detroit Highlight Workshops) — 11:00am

  • Boggs Center: Cobo Hall 02-35Boggs
  • Educational Center: Cobo Hall D2-15
  • Coalition Against Police Brutality: Cobo Hall 02-37
  • Detroit Asian Youth Project: Cobo W2-66

March in the Opening Ceremony with the Boggs Center — 2:30pm

  • Gather at the corner of Woodward & Hancock by 2:30pm


Another Education is Happening: People’s Movement Assembly (PMA) — 1:00pm

  • Location: Cobo Hall: W2-69
  • Hear from Grace Lee Boggs, the Boggs Center, EMEAC, the Boggs Educational Center & organizations and individuals from Portland, Philadelphia, Chicago, and San Francisco
  • Join us in building a national dialogue and movement that breaks down the walls between schools and community.

Yusef Shakur: Passing the Torch 1:00pm

  • Location: Cobo Hall 2-36
  • Restoring the Neighbor Back to the Hood: Honoring our elders and passing the torch.

Detroit Plenary — 6:30pm

  • Location: Cobo Hall
  • Grace Lee Boggs, Ron Scott, Invincible, Yusef Shakur, Starlet, Red, Malik, General Baker, Elena Herrada & Dawud Wali will join to broadcast Detroit’s voices to the nation.


A Conversation with Immanuel Wallerstein & Grace Boggs — 10:00am-12:00pm

  • Location: Cobo Hall: D3-19
  • What time is it on the clock of the world? Grace Lee Boggs and Immanuel Wallerstein draw on more than 50 years of experience exploring questions activists face for {r}evolutionary change in the 21st Century

Grace’s 95th Birthday Party Let’s Celebrate with Grace! — 8:00pm

  • Location: Cobo Hall
  • Come celebrate with Grace Lee Boggs, Danny Glover, Vincent Harding, artists & poets.


Detroit City of Hope: Reclaiming Place, Restoring and Sustaining Living Communities — 1:00pm-5:00pm

  • Location: Cobo Hall: W2-63

The Boggs Center API (Asian Pacific Islanders) Dialogue — 4pm-7pm

  • Location: Genesis Lutheran Church (Mack & E. Grand Blvd.)
  • Asian Pacific Islander American People’s Movement Assembly: Part 1 (open to Asian Pacific Islander (American) only). Dialogue & Small group discussions with Grace Boggs (4-6:30pm) Contact if you need transportation.
  • Dinner (6:30pm)
  • “I Dream a Garden” Everyone dances on the lawn. Choreographed by Nobuko Miyamoto with Music by the Genesis Church Choir (7pm)

Hope to see you there!


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    December 20, 2016

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