Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium

Hill Auditorium 825 N University Ave, Ann Arbor, MI, United States

The University of Michigan hosts its 2024 symposium honoring civil rights leader Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The annual symposium’s theme calls on the community to grapple with the nature of ongoing discord around the globe and to examine how society can create a world where harmony is possible. Michelle Alexander, legal scholar, social justice advocate, columnist at The New York Times and visiting professor at Union Theological Seminary, delivers the memorial keynote lecture.

The AR-15 – The Gun that Divides a Nation

Sanford and Joan Weill Hall (Annenberg Auditorium) 735 State Street, Ann Arbor, MI, United States

Three Washington Post journalists sit down for a conversation with University of Michigan Ford School of Public Policy Dean Celeste Watkins-Hayes to talk about gun policies in America and their reporting on "The gun that divides a nation - revered as a modern-day musket; reviled as a tool for mass killers."

Gov. Whitmer to share her administration’s budget priorities with Detroit Economic Club

Virutal Livestream

Governor Whitmer will propose her administration’s new fiscal year 2025 budget to the Michigan legislature in early February. During a fireside chat with Detroit Economic Club Board Chair Sandy Pierce, Whitmer will share her administration’s budget priorities for fiscal year 2025. One Detroit presents a virtual livestream of that conversation.

The Wright Conversations: Benjamin Crump

Virutal Livestream

The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History hosts renowned civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump as a part of its "The Wright Conversations" series. The Wright Conversations is a curated collection of events featuring dynamic speakers who address critical topics in the areas of civic engagement, art, history, and culture.

A Conversation with Senator Joe Manchin | Detroit Economic Club

Virutal Livestream

United States Senator Joe Manchin visits the Detroit Economic Club as part of a listening tour for Americans Together. Americans Together is a new organization that has created a platform for the middle to connect and empower moderate voices around the country. The organization’s goal is to build a bridge between popular will and political outcomes.

How We Eat | Detroit: Our Environment, Our Health Webinar

Zoom Webinar

The New York & Michigan Solutions Journalism Collaborative presents "How We Eat," the final webinar in its three-part "Detroit: Our Environment, Our Health" series. Join a panel of Detroiters to discuss the risks and possible solutions around access to healthy foods in some Detroit communities.