Detroit 2013 Program – subject to change

Tawana Petty
Organizer, Detroit 2012 & 2013
Phone: 313-433-9882
Email: tawana.detroit2012@gmail.com

Boggs Center
http://www.boggscenter.org
313-923-0797

 DETROIT 2013: A Time for Resistance

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June 23rd – 30th

Sunday – June 23Church 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 At Peace, featuring Detroit’s Brave New Voices Youth Poetry Slam Team, Insite the Riot, and Jim Perkinson with presentation by Rev. Sandra Simmons

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

830am – Continental breakfast – provided

Morning: – 9am – 12pm

  • National report outs – creation of global timeline
  • Lunch – Provided with small donation requested, but nobody turned away

Afternoon: – 1pm – 4pm

  • Bus Tour with Shea Howell – 3 hours
  • Peace Zones report out and 1967 Rebellion Display – Detroit Coalition Against Police Brutality/Peace Zones for Life

Evening:

  • Dinner – on your own
  • 6pm – 8pm – Place Based Education Panel – Bart Eddy (Detroit Community Schools), Elizabeth Whittaker (Nsoroma Institute), Virgil Taylor (Peace Project), Cassidy Rosen and Fernando Abbud (Colorado)

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 Peggy Hong (Detroit)
  • New Work Report Out – Barbara Stachowski and Kim Sherobbi

Evening:

  • Dinner – on your own
  • 6pm – 8pm – Food Security and land discussions – Myrtle Thompson-Curtis and Wayne Curtis (Feedom Freedom Growers), Phil Jones (Colors), Shane Bernardo (Earthworks and Day Project), Michelle Jackson (Sustainable Community Farms/Small Ville Learning Farms) and Eitan Sussman (Keep Growing Detroit)

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)

5pm – Dinner – on your own

 

  • Origami with Pablo

 

  • 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

Origami with Pablo

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 – Linda Campbell and Charity Hicks
  • Creating the Beloved Community

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:

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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