These occasional events are organized by Saint James members and are open to all. Each session is an opportunity to learn, to engage new perspectives, and to meet new people in the community.
Immigration in Michigan

Immigration in Michigan

Thursday, September 27, 6:30–8:30pm. Do immigrants take jobs away from Americans? Do immigrants help the economy? Are immigrants educated? Do they take advantage of welfare? Are they taking over? With Kayla Park of Samaritas Youth Services in Detroit and Paul Fleming of the University of Michigan School of Public Health, learn more about the reality of immigrants in our state and in our nation.

It’s Your Democracy—Vote!

It’s Your Democracy—Vote!

Thursday, June 14, 6:30–8:30pm. Learn about two non-partisan ballot proposals to make voting more accessible and fair in Michigan. Both proposals will appear on the November ballot. First, hear about the Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission with Elizabeth...

Kids and Guns: Prevention Strategies

Kids and Guns: Prevention Strategies

Thursday, May 3, 6:30–8:30pm. As motor vehicle deaths among children go down, gun deaths are making their way up the ranks and are currently the second leading cause of death among children in the US. In 2016, 2,367 children ages 0 to 18 died of firearm-related...