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To that end, we endorse organizations that work towards these goals and share ways to support their efforts. We also publish informative articles from trustworthy news sources and information on related events and actions we can take as individuals.

Featured Articles From Our Newsletter

Margaret Shankler interview for PEG

Sharing Our Activism: Margaret Schankler

  by Laurie Williams with Margaret Schankler I had known about and been impressed by Margaret’s work as Facebook Admin for Michigan Resistance for several months before I actually met her while she was captaining the Michigan Resistance table at the regional Indivisible Fair in Farmington Hills, Michigan in May 2017.   Although Margaret is physically…

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Eli-Rubin-speaking

Sharing Our Activism – Eli Rubin

by Laurie Williams with Eli Rubin Eli Rubin is a youngish (GenX-era) full-time professor of Modern European History at Western Michigan University. He and his wife (also a History professor) are raising 2 children (7 and 4; Eli also has three children from a previous marriage, 18, 16 and 12) . Though they live in…

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Special Event

Gun Violence and Firearm Safety: How Can I Make a Difference?

Jim Peggs, MD and Sonya Lewis, MD, MPH, will be speaking as representatives of the Michigan based physicians’ organization, Physicians for the Prevention of Gun Violence (PPGV).

Drs. Lewis and Peggs will share some startling data comparing gun violence in America to other highly developed nations and explore possible reasons for the disparities. They will discuss some basic steps that health professionals and all members of our community can take to decrease the prevalence of death and injury from gun violence.

Special emphasis will be placed on vulnerable populations such as children, people managing mental health concerns, and people who are victims of intimate partner violence. The discussion will also extend to ways in which we can promote a safer world in the presence of guns.

Upcoming Events

Aug 07

Primary Election Tuesday August 7th

August 7 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm