The Peace Piece

Ashish Sarkar to Serve on International Board of Directors for Rotary Action Group for Peace

Ashish Sarkar, a Past President and Member of Rotary Club of Ann Arbor since 2003, has been elected to serve a three year term on the International Board of Directors for Rotary Action Group for Peace. The Rotary Action Group for Peace serves as resource to Rotarians, Rotary Clubs and Rotary Districts by supporting the […]

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On Representative John Robert Lewis, C. T. Vivian, and Joseph Lowery

The following presentation was given by member Arthur Williams during our club’s meeting on August 29th, 2020. Good afternoon President Joanne and my fellow Rotarians, it is my pleasure and honor to speak with you on the passing of three iconic civil rights leaders. Representative John Robert Lewis; Reverend C. T. Vivian, and Joseph Lowery. […]

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Statement from Rotary International

In response to the chain of events after the death of George Floyd, Rotary International issued the following statement on June 2, 2020. Statement from Rotary International At Rotary, we have no tolerance for racism. Promoting respect, celebrating diversity, demanding ethical leadership, and working tirelessly to advance peace are central tenets of our work. We […]

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Report from Peace in the Streets Conference, October 25-26

The Rotary Clubs of Ann Arbor, Detroit, and Windsor, Ontario, in collaboration with Wayne State University’s Center for Peace and Conflict Studies, held a two-day conference highlighting the root causes and potential solutions to violence in our communities. Entitled “Peace in the Streets,” the event took place October 25th at Wayne State University and October […]

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Indigenizing the News

Meghan Gupta, daughter of RCAA member Toni Gupta has created  Indigenizing the News, “a monthly newsletter dedicated to raising the voices of Native Americans and other Indigenous peoples in education and other news spaces. The goal is to showcase Indigenous news for non-Native allies to learn more about past and current cultures and news.”  The […]

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Report from the Rotary International Conference in Hamburg, Germany

The following photos and notes were provided by our President Elect Rosemarie Rowney, who is currently at the Rotary International Conference in Hamburg, Germany with several other RCAA members. — Greetings from the Rotary International Conference in Hamburg, Germany! There are 27,000 Rotarians here from all over the world who care about their communities and the […]

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