Programs and Events
2016 - 2017 BTCU Programs
Register to Vote: Every Saturday starting August 13, 2016 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Sojourner Truth Monument:
Don't miss your Opportunity to Register to Vote. The A. Philip Randolph Institute - Battle Creek Chapter, Bridges to Cultural Understanding, the Calhoun County Democratic Black Caucus and the NAACP, are partnering to register voters every Saturday, starting August 13, 2016 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Sojourner Truth Monument. If it rains, the registration will take place at the Urban League building, 172 W Van Buren St. If you are turning 18 years old on, or before, the general election on Tuesday, November 01, 2016, or if you have never been in the right place at the right time to get registered....this is your chance to do so. This opportunity is available until one month prior to the election. On the following Saturday mornings, a short message about the importance of voting will be given at 10 a.m., Aug.13....Cary Whitfield, Sept. 10....Jim Haadsma, and Oct. 1.... Bobby Holley
THURSDAY OCT. 13 " Calhoun County's Felon Re-entry Programs: Facts and Opportunities" at First Congregational Church 145 Capital Ave., N.E., Battle Creek, MI 7p.m. The keynote speaker will be William DeBoer, President/CEO of KPEP (Kalamazoo Probation Enhancement Program), who is at the helm of the innovative work KPEP has been doing with prisoners since it"s inception in 1980. Additional speakers will address such topics as prison ministry, parole management, life recovery programs, transitional homes, the role of mentors, the experiences of employers who have hired ex-felons. In addition to these topics, there will be one or two true accounts shared by ex-felons who have turned their lives around by having been given a second chance. Consideration of what more can be done to move these programs to the next level will be open for discussion. The question-answer portion of the program will be followed by light refreshments served in the Atrium.. RSVP's requested: email@example.com. or call 269-425-6346. Thank you.
Please hold these dates. More information will be posted as it becomes available.
Thursday, January 19, 2017 Welcoming Battle Creek
Thursday, February 23, 2017 Black History Month Presentation
For additional information please contact Nina at 269-964-4921 or e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org