TAASC The Fight for Voting Right: Then & Now

900 John A Woods Dr., Ann Arbor, MI 48105 900 John A Woods Dr, Ann Arbor

The Turner African American Services Council is planning an event on voting rights. Attendees will gain insight into the history and struggle of African Americans as they fought for the right to vote in America. In addition, resources to overcome current barriers to access will be shared. Click the button below to sign up and […]

Flu and Pneumonia Vaccine Clinic

900 John A Woods Dr., Ann Arbor, MI 48105 900 John A Woods Dr, Ann Arbor

Do you have your flu shot? Flu season is approaching, and it's essential to ensure you have your vaccines. Free Flu and Pneumonia shots provided by Community Health Services of Michigan Medicine will be given at the Bethel AME Church Saturday, September 10 from 12 pm - 4 pm.   Who Should Get A Flu […]

9/11 Remember Through Poetry

Booksweet Bookstore 1729 Plymouth Rd., Ann Arbor, MI

On the eve of the 21st anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, on Saturday, September 10 at 2 pm, local authors Leslie McGraw, Desirae Simmons, and Zig Zag Claybourne will hold space for healing and connection through poetry and prose readings at Booksweet. This event is free and open to the public. At 2:15 pm, we will also create intentional space for […]

RE: CLAIM: What If We Were All Free

What is RE: CLAIM?? RE: CLAIM {Rooted Exhibition: Community~Love~Abundance~Intergenerational~Multiplicity} project is a collective of artists, advocates, and movement builders who seek to honor the complexity and diversity of the community impact of the criminal legal system as it affects youth, adults, and families. ICPJ (Interfaith Council for Peace & Justice) is hosting a community conversation […]

Elbert Williams Voter Empowerment Day

The first ever Elbert Williams Voter Empowerment Day, as declared by me on the 114th anniversary of the birth of my great grand uncle. He was the first voting rights martyr killed while working to get the vote in an official capacity with the NAACP.

Healing with Poetry and Journaling with Leslie McGraw

Ann Arbor District Library Westgate Branch 2503 Jackson Ave., Ann Arbor, MI

Join poet and presenter Leslie McGraw on Saturday, October 15, 2022 for a 1.5 hour workshop and learn about various journaling techniques and more at the Ann Arbor District Library Westgate Branch.

Exclusive “Call Jane” Movie Premier

Michigan Theather 603 E Liberty Street, Ann Arbor, MI

Join our friends at Distill Social for a free screening event of the major motion picture, Call Jane, on October 24 at 7 pm at the Michigan Theather.

Beyond Fines and Fees: A Youth Justice Action Month Event

Join Michigan Center for Youth Justice for a free webinar on Tues. Oct. 25, Beyond Fines and Fees: A Youth Action Month Event, to discuss the impacts of juvenile justice system fines and fees on youth and families. 6 pm- 7:30 pm

Midterm Election

  "I love America more than any other country in this world, and, exactly for this reason, I insist on the right to criticize her perpetually." -James Baldwin Midterm elections in the United States are the general elections that are held near the midpoint of a president's four-year term of office, on the Tuesday after […]

Leslie Out of Office

Leslie will be out of the office from Wednesday, November 23- Sunday, November 27, and will return on Monday, November 28. If you have any questions or inquiries, please contact Thank you and enjoy the holiday!

National Human Trafficking Awareness Day

National Human Trafficking Awareness Day is observed annually on January 11th. To mark this significant day, the Blue Campaign organizes various events and educational activities throughout the month of January. One of the Blue Campaign's main initiatives is #WearBlueDay on January 11th, which encourages people to show their support for the fight against human trafficking […]

Conversations with Deepak Piru this Sunday at 7:30 pm In addition to being a fascinating man with an interesting life story that we will explore, he regularly produces case studies on how individuals organizations and campaigns can benefit by using free and low cost tools. Here are some of his recent case studies and blogs. […]

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