Ann Arbor

Ceremony / Service:Transgender Day of Remembrance

Date: 
Tue, Nov 20, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

City:

Please join the Spectrum Center on November 20th from 5:30pm - 7pm in the Michigan Room, Michigan League, to honor and remember those lost to anti-trans violence and transphobia. There will be remarks, a performance from the OutLoud Chorus, refreshments and more.

Location: 
Michigan League

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Non-Violence Skills Training

Date: 
Sat, Nov 17, 2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

City:

* Learn about and practice skills for nonviolent peacemaking and violence de-escalation;
* Experience the transforming power of nonviolence for oneself and society;
* Learn of local and international violence reduction peacemaking efforts and opportunities for volunteering on projects;
* Experience working as a team.

https://www.facebook.com/events/627641907633756/

Location: 
Interfaith Center for Spiritual Growth
Address: 
704 Airport Blvd, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108

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Workshop / Seminar:Know Your Rights: Trans & Gender Non-Conforming Rights

Date: 
Tue, Nov 13, 2018 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm

City:

This workshop is designed to provide transgender and gender non-conforming individuals, and allies, with information about their legal rights, and ways to navigate the legal system. We will have attorneys from the Jim Toy Community Center's Know Your Rights Project and law students from OutLaws, a political and social organization that serves the needs of the LGBT+ community at the University of Michigan Law School. Submit questions for the panel: http://bit.ly/kyrtrans

Location: 
Michigan League

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November Chapter Meeting

Date: 
Fri, Nov 16, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:15pm

City:

Come join us at Journey of Faith church for our September Regular Meeting! All are welcome to attend, and if you need a ride or any other accommodations, please let us know!

6:00pm-6:30pm: Free food and mingling
6:30pm-8:15pm: Meeting!

Agenda:
1. Community Agreements
2. Announcements
3. Robert’s Rules intro
4. Creation of Nominations Committee
5. Steering Committee Bylaws Amendment
6. Election Recap
7. Chapter-wide Campaign Discussion

Location: 
Journey of Faith Christian Church
Address: 
1900 Manchester Rd, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104

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A "Totally Different Campaign" - The Way We Elect the President

Date: 
Tue, Nov 13, 2018 - 4:30pm to 7:00pm

City:

Want politics to work for you? Discover the roots of our political malaise in how we elect the president and whether we as a country, are ready for the alternative: a national popular vote. Is what President Donald Trump called "a totally different campaign" a viable and realistic solution to Americans' sense that government isn't representing them?

Location: 
Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
Address: 
Joan and Sanford Weill Hall, 735 South State St, Ann Arbor

U of M Meet & Greet with Jocelyn Benson for Secretary of State

Date: 
Thu, Nov 1, 2018 - 8:00pm to 9:00pm

City:

Join Jocelyn Benson, Candidate for Michigan Secretary of State, and the University of Michigan College Democrats in meeting Room D of the Michigan League, 911 N University Ave, Ann Arbor at 8 PM

https://www.facebook.com/events/666196413780684/

Location: 
Room D of the Michigan League, 911 N University Ave, Ann Arbor

Fuller Road Sidewalk Extension Public Meeting

Date: 
Thu, Nov 1, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

City:

Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018

6 - 8 p.m.

Huron High School Media Center

2727 Fuller Road, Ann Arbor ​

This is an informational meeting on the proposed sidewalk extension and crosswalk relocation along Fuller Road near Huron High School. The City will discuss the history and purpose of the project, provide a description of the proposed work and address concerns.

More information at a2gov.org/fullerhuron

https://www.facebook.com/events/316529289147621/

Location: 
Huron High School
Address: 
2727 Fuller Rd, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105

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Sunday Socialism

Date: 
Sun, Oct 28, 2018 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

City:

This is an informal hangout with no agenda, just coffee/tea and chatting. This is a great way to find out about DSA and/or just meet some cool people! Anyone is welcome to attend.

https://www.facebook.com/events/495348880981596/

Location: 
The Common Cup
Address: 
1511 Washtenaw Ave, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104

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Proposal A, the “Library Lot": Urban Park or Development?

Date: 
Thu, Oct 25, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

City:

The League of Women Voters of the Ann Arbor Area host a panel discussion on Proposal A, the "Library Lot."

Representatives from groups that support or oppose Proposal A will present their views and answer audience questions.

Pro
Alan Haber, Ann Arbor Committee for the Community Commons
Will Hathaway, Ann Arbor Central Park Ballot Committee

Con
Linh Song
Jessica Letaw, DDA Board Member, Ann Arbor YIMBY

More info: https://aadl.org/node/382080

Location: 
Ann Arbor District Library
Address: 
343 S 5th Ave, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104

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University of Michigan is Pulling Back the Curtains on Wendy's

Date: 
Fri, Oct 26, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

City:

Join Washtenaw Solidarity with Farmworkers and a member of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers in asking the University of Michigan to support farmworker justice.

We will be meeting outside of the Fleming Administration Building to ask President Schlissel to commit to the Fair Food Program, an agreement developed by farmworkers that has eliminated abusive working conditions for farmworkers in supply chains.

Location: 
Fleming Administration Building

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