Rosa parks


Tomorrow Night!!! February 3rd, 2017

We are seeking involvement of activists, family, friends, anti racists organizers, in a call to Action and a  powerful presentation on the newly released book, Deep Denial by David Billings giving insights into the history of white supremacy that dominates and controls our lives.  We must stand in solidarity. Please show up so we can show out with resistance to the current reality.
 6-8pm Feb 3rd the eve of Rosa Parks’ Birthday who demonstrated the power one to activate masses.
With Solidarity we will win.
Peace and Blessings

mama lila


Rosa and Raymond Parks Institute’s YEAR AT A GLANCE 2016

Here’s a look in pictures of what some of the activities and annual events look like 2016.

Speaking engagements, honors and recognitions as well as partnering, sponsoring and hosting.


Being honored and speaking at the Library of Congress in Washington DC.


Pathways to Freedom Camp with youth ages 11-17 and education on Water and Human Rights.


Pathways to Freedom Camp Life and Legacy of Rosa Parks education.


Pathways to Freedom youth Gardening Day with ARISE Detroit with education.


Pathways to Freedom learning and working the Fruit of Labor in the growing benefits of gardening.


Education, Pathways to Freedom and the United Nations in New York.

Voter Need-to-know:

Election Day Nov. 8th!

This year’s ballot is lengthy for Detroiters. So, here are a few things we can do to prevent voter fatigue–and fill our whole ballot with confidence!
  • Research the candidates and proposals, then mark your choices on your sample ballot. Take it to the polls to use as your cheat sheet. Yes, you can copy your answers on your ballot!
  • Vote your ballot from bottom to top. The end of the ballot is the non-partisan portion which directly impacts your livelihood, your children, and your family.
  • Attend one of the MOSES town hall meetings (we will not tell you how to vote, only educate you on the issues raised) (see list below)
  • Vote at one of the satellite absentee early-voting sites. (see list below)

Satellite Absentee Early-Voting Available NOW! (last day Nov. 7th)

We would like to thank Detroit City Clerk Janice Winfrey for heeding the call from MOSES to make the Rosa Parks Transit Center a Satellite Absentee Early-Voting site. She kept her commitment to us, and now we must keep ours. MOSES’ goal is to make this site one of the highest-turnout voting sites in Detroit. Will you help us?

The hours for all locations will be MondayFriday 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Wayne County Community College District – Northwest Campus
8200 W. Outer Drive Detroit, MI 48219
Wayne County Community College District – Eastern Campus
5901 Conner Detroit, MI 48213
Patton Recreation Center, Southwest Detroit
2301 Woodmere Detroit, MI 48209
Rosa Parks Transit Center
360 Michigan Ave Detroit, MI 48226

Voter Issue Town Hall Meetings

Oct 13th    6:30 PM       Liberty Temple Baptist (17188 Greenfield, Det, 48235)
Oct 18th    12:00PM       Walter White Community Ctr. (550 Eaton, River Rouge, 48218)
Oct 20th     10:00 AM     UAW Local 22 Retirees (4300 Michigan, Det, MI 48210)
Oct 24th     6:00 PM       Carter Metropolitan CME (1510 W. Gd Blvd, Det 48208)
Oct 26th    6:00 PM       Wayne State University (We Are One Body Student Org)
Oct 27th    6:30-8 PM     House of Refuge (15829 Ohio, Detroit, MI 48238)
Nov 2nd    10:30 AM      Baldwin Center (212 Baldwin Rd., Pontiac, MI 48342)
Nov 3rd    7:00 PM         Trinity St. Marks (9315 Fort St., Detroit, 48209)
These and additional voter education meetings will be listed on the MOSES website at
If your congregation/organization is interested in hosting a town hall meeting, please contact Jeremy Waechter @ (313) 962-5290 x 14 or
G. Ponsella Hardaway, Executive Director
220 Bagley Ste. 212
Detroit MI 48226 United States