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Peace & Justice December 1997 Calendar

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Send items (or the JANUARY Peace & Justice Calendar by Dec. 15 to: AGENDA, 220 S. Main St., Ann Arbor, Ml 48104. Amnesty International Community Group meets at 7 pm on the second and fourth Sunday of evety month at the Guild House, 802 Monroe St. 662-5189 Amnesty International Group 61 meets at 7:30 pm on the second Tuesday of every month at the Mich. Union Welker Room. 668-0660 Ann Altor Tenante Union hosts 'Tenant Talk," a half-hour radio show which discusses issues of concern to local renters. Every Tuesday, 6-6:30 pm, WCBN 88.3 FM. 763-3500 Citizen's Resistance at Fermi Two (CRAFT) holds its Annual Meeting at 7 pm on Dec. 8 at St. Mary's Conference Center, 502 W. Elm, Monroe. 313-3321183 Gray Panthers of Huron Valley will host a panel discussion with the topic: "Can Today's 'Prosperity' Benefit More of Us?" at 1 0 am-noon on Dec. 6 at the A2 Senior Center, 1320 Baldwin. Panelists include Alex Meiklejohn and Hy Kornbluh of UM's Labor Studies Center, and Howard Kimeldorf from U-M's Sociology Dept. 663-6248 Guild House hosts "Sexuality and Spirituality: Exploring the Connections," a discussion group for lesbians, bisexual andtransgenderfolksfacilitatedbymembers of the community every Thursday 7-8 pm at 802 Monroe St. 662-5189 Interfaith Council for Peace & Justice Dec 7: Report on the "School of Assassins"byMaryAnnePerrone. Firsthand info about the impact of the U.S. Army School of the Americas on Guatemalaand El Salvador) rom an SOAWatctV Witness for Peace del├ęgate. 1 pm, First Unitarian-Universalist Church, 1917 Washtenaw. 663-1870 Dec. 7: Alternative Holiday Fair. Gifts that give twice. Handmade goods from SERW, Self-Help Crafts, and Pueblo to People. Calendars, cards and wrapping. Many participating organizations. 3-7 pm, First Baptist Church, 51 2 E. Huron. 663-1870 Dec. 9: "Cuba in 1997." Slide presentation by Joel Heeres, a member of U-M's Overseas Development Network who spent a month in Cuba this summer. 7:30 pm, First Baptist Church, 51 2 E. Huron. 663-1870 Dec. 13: An Evening of Sacred Song. Elise Bryantand friendslead songs from traditions around the globe. 7:30 pm.Temple Beth EmethSt. Clare's Episcopal Church, 2309 Packard. Cali for ticket prices. 663-1870 Dec. 16: "Just Desserts" - NonviolentActionfor Racial Justice. Potluck dessert party with songs for social change led by the "Levity Caucus." 7 pm, A2 Community Center, 625 N. Main St. 663-1870 People's Food Co-op is sponsoring on Dec.1 a showing of the video "Ecological Design" (7-8 pm), followed by discussion (8-8:30 pm), and a meeting (8:30-9 pm) for those interested in ting up a sustainable building networ1 in A2. The video ncludes interviews with Paoli Solen, Amory Lovins and Buckminster Fuller on natural building, renewable energy and ecological technology. Gypsy Cafe, 21 2 N. 4th Ave. To register cali Sharon at the PFC, 7690095. Peace InSight will hold a video planning meeting at 8 pm on Dec. 2 at Espresso Royale Caffe, 214 S. Main. Have you videotaped a speaker or an event on a peace, social justice or other politicalty progressivetopicyou'dliketocablecast on Peace Insight? Need some help ed iting? Drop by the meeting or cali and leave a message for Cindy at 761 -7749. Peace Insight's programs are cablecast on Cable Channel 9, Community Televison Network. Dec. 4: "Live Call-ln." Hosted by Interfaith Council for Peace and Justice President Thom Saffold. 9 pm (recablecast Dec. 8 at 5 pm). Dec. 2-7: "Building Bridges in the Face of Hate-Part 1." Tape of Oct. 22 seminar at Temple Beth EmethSt. Clare's Episcopal Church and Bethel AME Church. Focus on faith-based militia and white supremacist groups like Christian Identity. 7 pm on Tue., 6 pm on Fit, and 2 pm on Sun. Dec 9-14: "Habitat forHumanity1997 Building Blitz" Tape of keynote talk by Millard Fuller, founderof HFH, at the dedication ceremony for the five houses built by the HuronValtey chapter last summer. 7 pm on Tue., 6 pm on Fri., and 2 pm on Sun. Dec 16-21 :"s Public Education at risk? Schools & ChurchState Issues." Tape of Oct., 1997 panel discussion at the First Unitarian Universalist Church. Panelists include a state legislator, the pres. of the Mich. Board of Ed., and the pres. of the MEA. 7 pm on Tue., 6pm on Fri., and 2 pm on Sun. Dec. 23-28:'7he U.N., Sustainable Development, and the Elimination of Land Mines."Tape of Oct., 1997 talk by MSU Prof. Michael Russel Rip at A2 Women's City Club. 7 pm on Tue., 6 pm on Fri., and 2 pm on Sun. SAFE House presents "Domestic Violence: The Community Response," a series of seminars held on tfie second Tuesday of each month f ram 1 2-2 pm at SAFE House, 4100 Clark Rd. 973-0242 Welfare Rights Union always needs help cooking and serving chicken dinners ($5 a meal), to raise funds every Friday from 1 -7 pm at the Hikone Community Center. 973-3031 The Ypsilanti Campaign for Equality will hold a fund-raising event on Dec 1 0, from 6-1 0 pm at the Arbor Brewing Co., 1 16 E. Wash., A2. Suggested donation is $15 with proceeds used to support defend the Ypsilanti City Coun-dl's proposed ordinancetoestablishequal rights for everyone in the city. Food, cash bar & silent auction. 480-7698


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