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After 5 Package (11 fall and winter term events)
A package of 11 fall and winter term After 5 events: September 12, 2018 -- Black and White Like You and Me Wednesday, 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Kellogg Eye Center 1000 Wall St., Ann Arbor, MI Thomas “Whitey” Daniels and Thomas “Cookie” Marsh met playing Geezer basketball in Detroit, became friends, and founded the ‘Black and White’ Like You and Me’ movement in Detroit. Through real life stories designed to show us that Blacks and Whites are quite similar in many ways, we will be challenged to put aside ignorance that lies at the root of preconceptions and stereotypes. October 3, 2018 -- Detroit Tiny Homes Village: A Chance to Own Wednesday, 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Kellogg Eye Center 1000 Wall St., Ann Arbor, MI Learn how one neighborhood in Detroit is part of an effort to make affordable housing available to people living below the poverty level. This talk will be given by Rev. Faith Fowler, Director, Cass Community Social Services. October 17, 2018 -- Following the Money in Michigan Politics Wednesday, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. Kellogg Eye Center 1000 Wall St., Ann Arbor, MI Michigan elections are becoming increasingly expensive, and the upcoming 2018 election in Michigan could be one of the priciest in state history. Learn how the role of money in Michigan politics has changed over the last decade. This will be a fascinating presentation by Craig Mauger, Executive Director of the Michigan Campaign Finance Network. November 14, 2018 -- Teaching in Michigan: It’s Complicated Wednesday, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. Kellogg Eye Center 1000 Wall St., Ann Arbor, MI Teaching in Michigan: It’s Complicated. This presentation will discuss issues related to teacher recruitment, retention, and development. Additional topics will include teacher preparation, recruiting teachers of color, and equitable access to excellent educators. Daniel J. Quinn, Ph.D. is a project manager with Public Policy Associates, Inc. PPA is a Lansing-based public policy, research, and consulting firm. Previously, he served as executive director of the Great Lakes Center for Education Research and Practice and as an adjunct professor of education at the University of Louisville and Oakland University. He currently serves on the board of directors for the Mid-Western Educational Research Association. February 13, 2019 -- A Visitor’s View of Japan Wednesday, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. Kellogg Eye Center 1000 Wall St., Ann Arbor, MI Experience a 3-week photo trip to Japan’s main island Honshu, including many UNESCO World Heritage Sites, with Van Harrison and Bill Roberts. Start in modern Tokyo. Drive south to see Mt. Fuji and a sculpture park. Travel to the Japanese Alps to see Nagano, Matsumoto Castle and Snow Monkeys. Visit the historic town of Takayama and rural Shirakawa-go village. On the north coast, see the Kenroku-en garden in Kanazawa. Travel to Kiso Valley, then Kyoto. See the Golden Pavilion and Pure Water Temple. In Nara see Japan’s largest Buddha. Travel to the Himeji Castle, then to Hiroshima’s Peace Memorial Park. Visit the island/modern art enclave Naoshima. In Okayama see the Korakuen Garden. End in Osaka, famous for great food. March 13, 2019 -- School is a Game...But is it a Good Game? Wednesday, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. Kellogg Eye Center 1000 Wall St., Ann Arbor, MI Barry Fishman, is an Arthur F. Thurnau Professor in the University of Michigan School of Information and School of Education. His work focuses on games as models for more engaging learning environments, and academic innovation in K-12 and higher education. April, 2019 (Date to be determined)-- Everything You Want to Know about the Cinetopia Film Festival 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. Kellogg Eye Center 1000 Wall St., Ann Arbor, MI Russ Collins, Executive Director and CEO, Michigan Theater, will present the latest news on the Cinetopia Film Festival held every June in Ann Arbor and Detroit. Get a behind-the-scenes look at how it has evolved since it began in 2012 and why it is so central to the Michigan Theatre mission. May 15, 2019 -- Girls Group: Changing the Destiny of Young Women in Our Community Wednesday, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. Kellogg Eye Center 1000 Wall St., Ann Arbor, MI Sue Schooner is the Executive Director of Girls Group. Learn about her personal story and experiences with the wonderful nonprofit she founded 15 years ago after giving up a successful career in the automotive industry. Girls Group now serves 400 young women in Washtenaw County, and continues to change the destiny of young women, as well as the many others whom these participants mentor and inspire. 3 more After 5 programs will be added to this line up.
Event Type : After 5      
Date(s) : 09/12/2018 - 05/15/2019
Day of Week : Wednesday
Time : 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Location : Kellogg Eye Center, Auditorium
Address : 1000 Wall St.,
Ann Arbor, MI 48105
Fee : $90.00 (Membership is not required.)
Event Status : OPEN