BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//Riverwise Magazine - ECPv4.6.21//NONSGML v1.0//EN CALSCALE:GREGORIAN METHOD:PUBLISH X-WR-CALNAME:Riverwise Magazine X-ORIGINAL-URL:https://riverwisedetroit.org X-WR-CALDESC:Events for Riverwise Magazine BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=UTC+0:20191009T080000 DTEND;TZID=UTC+0:20191009T170000 DTSTAMP:20191010T065347 CREATED:20191009T180013Z LAST-MODIFIED:20191009T222515Z UID:698-1570608000-1570640400@riverwisedetroit.org SUMMARY:Black Paradise: The Black Bottom & Paradise Valley Walking Tour DESCRIPTION:By Jamon Jordan. \n \nBLACK BOTTOM & PARADISE VALLEY TOURS!\nThe Lower eastside of Detroit\, home to Eastern Market\, Lafayette Park\, Elmwood Cemetery and the Islandview neighborhood is one of the most historically significant neighborhoods in Detroit’s history. Before Greektown\, Corktown\, and Poletown\, this was the home of many European ethnic groups – Irish\, Jewish\, German\, Italians\, Polish\, and of course\, African Americans. This part of Detroit would be the neighborhood with the most concentrated population of African Americans from the 1800s to the 1950s. It was known as Black Bottom. Please join historian\, educator and Tour Leader of Black Scroll Network History and Tours\, Jamon Jordan on a tour of what was Black Bottom\, the historic African American neighborhood that was destroyed by federal\, state\, and local policymakers. We will also visit the site of Paradise Valley\, the African American business and entertainment district that was destroyed by the building of the I-375 & I-75 freeway. We will visit historic homesites\, schools\, houses of worship and businesses. The FIRST tour – Wednesday\, October 9th – starts at Bert’s Warehouse in Eastern Market (2739 Russell Street) at 6PM. This tour covers the history of Black Bottom from the 1700s-early 1900s. The SECOND tour will take place on Thursday\, October 10th – starts at Bert’s Warehouse in Eastern Market at 6pm. This tour covers the history of Black Bottom from the 1800s-1960s\, and the history of Paradise Valley from the 1920s-1960s. These walking history tours – about 2 miles each – are vital in understanding the rich history of African Americans in the city of Detroit. \n URL:https://riverwisedetroit.org/event/black-paradise-the-black-bottom-paradise-valley-walking-tour/ LOCATION:2727 Russell St\, Detroit\, MI\, 48207\, United States END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=UTC+0:20191009T180000 DTEND;TZID=UTC+0:20191009T200000 DTSTAMP:20191010T065347 CREATED:20191009T215344Z LAST-MODIFIED:20191009T215344Z UID:691-1570644000-1570651200@riverwisedetroit.org SUMMARY:Leveraging Google Tools for Nonprofits DESCRIPTION:Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/410769533190413/ \nAre you curious to know what Google tools your nonprofit organization can utilize for more efficiency? Join us for an interactive workshop highlighting the tools and resources that will help you grow you organization. The workshop is free and presented by Google Digital Coaches. Register Here: https://survey.zohopublic.com/zs/aDB3U1 \n URL:https://riverwisedetroit.org/event/leveraging-google-tools-for-nonprofits/ LOCATION:6568 Woodward Avenue\, Detroit\, MI\, 48202\, United States END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=UTC+0:20191010T100000 DTEND;TZID=UTC+0:20191010T113000 DTSTAMP:20191010T065347 CREATED:20191009T233245Z LAST-MODIFIED:20191009T233654Z UID:706-1570701600-1570707000@riverwisedetroit.org SUMMARY:River Rouge/Ecorse Congress\, Coffee & Conversation DESCRIPTION: \nWe will be hosting a series of Congress\, Coffee\, and Conversations around the 13th Congressional District. Please join me at our River Rouge/Ecorse event which will take place at the Ecorse Library from 10-11:30 a.m. on Thursday\, October 10th. \nIt is truly an honor serving you and your family. My door is always open to you. Please join me in a community conversation about issues that affect all of us. \nAlways serving you\,\nRashida \n URL:https://riverwisedetroit.org/event/river-rouge-ecorse-congress-coffee-conversation/ LOCATION:4184 W. Jefferson\, Ecorse\, MI\, 48229\, United States END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=UTC+0:20191010T120000 DTEND;TZID=UTC+0:20191010T143000 DTSTAMP:20191010T065347 CREATED:20191009T235346Z LAST-MODIFIED:20191009T235346Z UID:717-1570708800-1570717800@riverwisedetroit.org SUMMARY:The MAAFA: The Holocaust of Slavery & the Fight for Freedom DESCRIPTION:Join Historian and Tour Leader Jamon Jordan for a monthly African & African American Tour Series at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History.. We will be learning about the MAAFA – the African Holocaust of Slavery\, as well as the Fight for Freedom\, including slave revolts\, the Underground Railroad and the abolitionist movement in Detroit. This history tour goes right up to the period after the Civil War known as Reconstruction. $15 per adult (16 and above); $12 for Museum Members $10 per student (9-15); $8 for Museum Members YOUTH under 9 years old are FREE Payment for this tour does NOT include entrance into the museum. You must pay admission to the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History or become a member of the museum. If you want to buy a student ticket\, you must pay in person (cash\, check\, money order). If you want to receive the Museum Member discount\, you must pay in person (cash\, check\, money order). Also\, please be ready to show proof of membership for membership discounted rates. \n URL:https://riverwisedetroit.org/event/the-maafa-the-holocaust-of-slavery-the-fight-for-freedom/ LOCATION:315 E. Warren\, Detroit\, Michigan\, 48210 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=UTC+0:20191010T133000 DTEND;TZID=UTC+0:20191010T143000 DTSTAMP:20191010T065347 CREATED:20191009T234623Z LAST-MODIFIED:20191009T234623Z UID:712-1570714200-1570717800@riverwisedetroit.org SUMMARY:Affordable Medicine For All Rally DESCRIPTION:We need to send a loud message to lawmakers\, the media and Big Pharma that it’s time for dramatic policy change to make medicines affordable. Drug corporations\, their powerful Pharma lobbyists and their allies in Congress have made live saving medications unaffordable. Prices are so out of control many people travel to CANADA to find the same medicines 50-75% cheaper. We can have affordable medicines here and we need to make sure Congress members are listening to us not Pharma Lobbyist to make it happen. Join us and members of congress that are standing up to big Pharma to send a loud message to the media and the rest of the country that we’re fighting to dramatically change Rx in America and make medicines affordable now! \n URL:https://riverwisedetroit.org/event/affordable-medicine-for-all-rally/ LOCATION:Hart Plaza\, Detroit\, MI\, 48226\, United States END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=UTC+0:20191010T180000 DTEND;TZID=UTC+0:20191010T203000 DTSTAMP:20191010T065347 CREATED:20191009T222931Z LAST-MODIFIED:20191009T231900Z UID:704-1570730400-1570739400@riverwisedetroit.org SUMMARY:Black Paradise: The Black Bottom & Paradise Valley Walking Tour DESCRIPTION:By Jamon Jordan \n \nBLACK BOTTOM & PARADISE VALLEY TOURS! The Lower eastside of Detroit\, home to Eastern Market\, Lafayette Park\, Elmwood Cemetery and the Islandview neighborhood is one of the most historically significant neighborhoods in Detroit’s history. Before Greektown\, Corktown\, and Poletown\, this was the home of many European ethnic groups – Irish\, Jewish\, German\, Italians\, Polish\, and of course\, African Americans. This part of Detroit would be the neighborhood with the most concentrated population of African Americans from the 1800s to the 1950s. It was known as Black Bottom. Please join historian\, educator and Tour Leader of Black Scroll Network History and Tours\, Jamon Jordan on a tour of what was Black Bottom\, the historic African American neighborhood that was destroyed by federal\, state\, and local policymakers. We will also visit the site of Paradise Valley\, the African American business and entertainment district that was destroyed by the building of the I-375 & I-75 freeway. We will visit historic homesites\, schools\, houses of worship and businesses. The FIRST tour – Wednesday\, October 9th – starts at Bert’s Warehouse in Eastern Market (2739 Russell Street) at 6PM. This tour covers the history of Black Bottom from the 1700s-early 1900s. The SECOND tour will take place on Thursday\, October 10th – starts at Bert’s Warehouse in Eastern Market at 6pm. This tour covers the history of Black Bottom from the 1800s-1960s\, and the history of Paradise Valley from the 1920s-1960s. These walking history tours – about 2 miles each – are vital in understanding the rich history of African Americans in the city of Detroit. \n URL:https://riverwisedetroit.org/event/black-paradise-the-black-bottom-paradise-valley-walking-tour-2/ LOCATION:2727 Russell St\, Detroit\, MI\, 48207\, United States END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=UTC+0:20191012T100000 DTEND;TZID=UTC+0:20191012T143000 DTSTAMP:20191010T065347 CREATED:20191010T004751Z LAST-MODIFIED:20191010T004751Z UID:728-1570874400-1570890600@riverwisedetroit.org SUMMARY:Change is Coming: Systems Transition & Just Transition DESCRIPTION: \n URL:https://riverwisedetroit.org/event/change-is-coming-systems-transition-just-transition/ LOCATION:1725 Lawndale st\, Detroit\, MI\, 48209\, United States END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=UTC+0:20191012T160000 DTEND;TZID=UTC+0:20191012T190000 DTSTAMP:20191010T065347 CREATED:20191010T001157Z LAST-MODIFIED:20191010T001839Z UID:722-1570896000-1570906800@riverwisedetroit.org SUMMARY:Local Native History DESCRIPTION: \n URL:https://riverwisedetroit.org/event/local-native-history/ LOCATION:4880 Lawndale St\, Detroit\, MI\, 48210\, United States END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=UTC+0:20191019T140000 DTEND;TZID=UTC+0:20191019T160000 DTSTAMP:20191010T065347 CREATED:20190823T161654Z LAST-MODIFIED:20190823T161911Z UID:633-1571493600-1571500800@riverwisedetroit.org SUMMARY:Keep Growing Detroit 2019 Fall Festival DESCRIPTION: \nJoin us Saturday\, October 19th\, 2-4PM for Keep Growing Detroit’s Fall Fest at the KGD Farm\, 1850 Erskine in Eastern Market District. There will be lots of fall fun for the whole family. Tour the KGD farm\, help plant next years garlic crop\, visit the kid’s tent\, and sample seasonal produce from the farm. Visit www.keepgrowingdetroit.org for more info. \n URL:https://riverwisedetroit.org/event/keep-growing-detroit/ LOCATION:1850 Erskine St.\, Detroit\, Michigan END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=UTC+0:20191023T083000 DTEND;TZID=UTC+0:20191023T160000 DTSTAMP:20191010T065347 CREATED:20190909T164001Z LAST-MODIFIED:20190909T164001Z UID:660-1571819400-1571846400@riverwisedetroit.org SUMMARY:All About Water: Strategic Discussions to Ensure Clean\, Safe and Affordable Drinking Water DESCRIPTION: \nYou are cordially invited to attend the third convening of All About Water: Strategic Discussions to Ensure Clean\, Safe\, and Affordable Drinking Water. Please note that in order to maintain a manageable meeting size\, this meeting is by invitation only.  If you have any questions about attendance\, please contact us. \nAcross the Great Lakes Region\, people are struggling to access one of the world’s most precious resources\, water. The meeting will bring together an array of people during the annual A Day Without Water\, where water affordability\, pollution\, and infrastructure will take center stage as part of critical conversations and action to impact change. \nWhen: Wednesday\, October 23rd\, 2019 \nTime: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm\, registration begins at 8:00am \nWhere:  Insight Institute of Neurosurgery & Neuroscience (IINN)\, 4800 Saginaw\, Flint\, MI 48507 \nPlease RSVP by registering here by Monday\, October 7th\, 2019 \nIf you need overnight accommodations\, rooms may be reserved at the Fairfield Inn & Suite Flint Grand Blanc for a rate of $129.  The rate will only be available until August 31. Remember\, this event is invite only\, do not forward this message. \nThank you\, we hope to see you there. \nJill M. Ryan\nExecutive Director\njill@freshwaterfuture.org\n231-348-8200 \nLatia Leonard\nUrban Program Associate\nlatia@freshwaterfuture.org\n231-348-8200 \n URL:https://riverwisedetroit.org/event/all-about-water-strategic-discussions-to-ensure-clean-safe-and-affordable-drinking-water/ LOCATION:4800 Saginaw St.\, Flint\, Michigan\, 48507 END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR