GLBD | Detroit MI
Welcome to Great Lakes Bioneers Detroit - GLBD
GLBD promotes collaboration and networking among SE Michigan individuals and organizations working on sustainability and eco-justice issues.
ANNOUNCING THE PEOPLE'S PLATFORM & CONVENTION
Saturday June 1st 2013
9am - 4pm
We believe that Detroit is full of vibrant, resilient people who look out for each other and are committed to protecting the public assets and resources we share as a community Lets roll up our sleeves and come together and plan to take back our democracy. Come with your neighbors; bring block club members, friends and family.
The People's Platform is a broad network of Detroit-based social justice organizations, activists, and residents committed to bringing about just transformation in politics, economics and social dynamics through popular education, celebration, and civic engagement. We use data, analysis, advocacy and community organizing to protect and increase participation in the democratic process and to demand that state and local decision makers consider race and economic justice in their planning, funding, and policy-making decisions.
This is not a political event.
Register online at http://www.unitingdetroiters.org/
or by phone 313.556.2020 Ext. 2035
Registration Deadline is May 29th
JOE REILLY "GREYHOUND BUS TOUR"
Singer songwriter Joe Reilly and the talented collective of Earthwork musicians take you on a journey of music and spirit in this album release concert. Breathe with them as Joe's songs help you get rooted in all that is true and beautiful in yourself and in the world around you.
Joe Reilly is on a musical journey of faith and spirit. His songs touch deep reserves of compassion and joy within the hearts of his listeners, giving encouragement to others on the spiritual path and using music as a universal voice of communication and celebration beyond lines of race, age, ethnicity, and religion.
As we continue our new year, I am asking you to consider a tax deductible donation.
Please make an online donation.
Or mail your check or money order to:
4750 Woodward Ave. #306
Detroit, MI 48201
Thank you for your financial and personal support throughout 2012.
Let us continue to 'foster life-giving relationships, nurture connections and celebrate solutions that restore and heal Earth's communities'.
May you have a peace-filled 2013!
Gloria Rivera, IHM
2012 CONFERENCE REPORT
As many of you know, we are committed to making GLBD financially accessible to everyone interested in attending our annual conferences. Our rates reflect this. Reduced rates are available for activists, seniors, teachers and students. We have scholarships for youth and persons with low income.
As the detailed report shows, Scholarships are one of the main categories in our expense pie.
Help us replenish our scholarship fund, your contribution is tax deductible. See donation info directly above this posting.
SAVE THE DATE
9th Annual GLBD Conference
2013 October 25-27
Each year, GLBD brings together people from all areas of the sustainability movement. Whether you are a long-time activist or just curious, we hope you joined us for a weekend of learning and inspiration.