Announcements of February 7th

African and Native American Slavery Book
Friday, Feb. 9th, 5:30pm at the University of Detroit Mercy, come hear renowned author and historian Tiya Miles discuss her latest book, The Dawn of Detroit: A Chronicle of Slavery and Freedom in the City of the Straights, which recovers the city’s early complicity in African and Native American slavery.


Community Lodge
Saturday, Feb. 17th, we are having a community sweat lodge here at AIHFS, 4880 Lawndale, Detroit. The conductor will be Tony Davis of the Little Traverse Bay Band of Odawa Indians. Fire & Teachings start around 4pm. We will go in around 6pm. Please remember these times are approximate. Women should bring a long comfortable skirt, modest comfortable top (such as a t-shirt) and a towel. Men should bring shorts and a towel. If you would like to bring a dish to share for the small feast afterwards, please do! For more info, 313-846-3718.

Agency Closure
Monday, Feb. 19th, AIHFS will be closed for President’s Day. We will resume all regular business the following day.


safeTALK Training
Friday, Feb. 23, 2018 from 12pm-4pm AIHFS will be having a FREE safeTALK workshop. It is a 4-hour alertness workshop that prepares anyone over the age of 15, regardless of prior experience or training, to become a suicide-alert helper. If you or someone you know is possibly experiencing a suicidal crisis, please call 1-800-273-8255. It is open 24/7, 365 days a year.


Spring Pregnancy and Childbirth Class Series begins March 6
These classes are FREE for expecting parents and their partners and support people! This is a 6-week series and classes run every Tuesday from 12-2, starting March 6, 2018. Topics include: staying healthy during pregnancy, preparing for birth, infant feeding, and parenting new babies. Light refreshments and childcare are provided each week. Please call the Healthy Start team to RSVP or to get more information: (313)846-3718.


Cottage Food Law
March 27th, 6pm-8pm, learn how to prepare and sell foods to the public under Michigan’s Cottage Food Law. AIHFS is having a 2 hour workshop which will help you in the preparation and selling of cottage foods safely and successfully. You must register to attend.


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