Ann Arbor

Ward 3/4 Issues & Action: Resilient Local Food & Peace

Date: 
Wed, Dec 19, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

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Hear from 2 distinguished speakers:

County Commissioner and small farmer Michelle Deatrick will present on building local food security in the face of climate change and poverty.

UM History Professor will discuss the history of Conscientious Objector status and the dilemma young pacifists encounter in registering for Selective Service? What to do in this time of endless war and the “all volunteer army”.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1786623861449621/

Location: 
The Church of the Good Shepherd, United Church of Christ
Address: 
2145 Independence Blvd, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104

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January Membership Meeting

Date: 
Sat, Jan 5, 2019 - 9:30am to 1:00pm

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We’re kicking off the year with an incredible lineup for our first General Meeting! At 10:00 you’ll meet senior staff members and advisors of Democratic Party candidates who will share experiences and lessons learned in both local and state-wide elections. At 11:30 there will be a forum with the candidates for the position of Michigan Democratic Party Chair. Democrats will vote for a new Party Chair at a state-wide convention in Detroit on February 2nd. This is a chance to hear and meet the candidates.

Location: 
Washtenaw County Learning Resource Center
Address: 
4135 Washtenaw Avenue, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108

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Public Open House: Bus Rapid Transit

Date: 
Wed, Dec 12, 2018 - 4:30pm to 6:30pm

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Potential concepts for improved operations and amenities for Route 4 will be on display. Presentations will be at 4:45 p.m. and 5:45 p.m.

https://www.facebook.com/events/218569915711984/

Location: 
Washtenaw County Learning Resource Center
Address: 
4135 Washtenaw Avenue, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108

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DownTown Hall (December 12th)

Date: 
Wed, Dec 12, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

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I’ll bring copies of our most recent State of the Downtown report and board meeting notes to help stimulate conversation, but there’s no formal agenda; I'm open to answering questions and discussing anything pertaining to DDA work.

Location: 
Ann Arbor District Library Malletts Creek Branch
Address: 
3090 E Eisenhower Pkwy, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108

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Ecosocialist Committee Meeting

Date: 
Mon, Dec 17, 2018 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm

City:

Come join HVDSA's Ecosocialist Committee at Canterbury House! We will continue our discussion on figuring out our next steps, including our interests and analyzing local conditions. Anyone who wants to build and fight for a just and sustainable world is welcome to attend!

https://www.facebook.com/events/2100422046939438/

Location: 
721 E Huron St

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YES on Proposal A Celebration!

Date: 
Sat, Dec 15, 2018 - 5:30pm to 9:30pm

City:

Celebrate Ann Arbor voters' approval of Proposal A, a Charter Amendment to preserve the Library Lot as public land for the future location of a downtown park and civic center commons. Many people gathered petition signatures and campaigned in support of the ballot initiative. As advocates for a public open space on the Library Lot prepare for the work ahead, we look back and appreciate all the hard work that brought us to this point. Bring a dish to share. Join with friends for some holiday cheer!

Location: 
Hathaway's Hideaway
Address: 
310 S Ashley St, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104

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PFAS and the Health of the Huron River

Date: 
Tue, Dec 18, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

City:

Please join us for a free community-focused discussion on the emerging threat of PFAS to the Huron River. A panel of State, County, City and Huron River Watershed Council staff will present information followed by a time for audience questions and answers.

Tuesday, December 18, 2018, 7:00-9:00pm
Towsley Auditorium, Morris J Lawrence Building
Washtenaw Community College
4800 E Huron River Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48105

Presented by the Huron River Watershed Council, the Washtenaw County Health Department, and the City of Ann Arbor.

Location: 
Towsley Auditorium
Address: 
4800 E. Huron River Dr., Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105

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Community Climate Conversation

Date: 
Fri, Dec 7, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

City:

Join the City of Ann Arbor and other community partners for an interactive discussion about climate change: the latest science, current impacts, and how Ann Arbor can take action on Friday, Dec. 7 from 6-8 p.m. at the Ann Arbor Downtown Public Library 4th floor.

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

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Support U-M Climate Action at Regents' Meeting

Date: 
Thu, Dec 6, 2018 - 2:30pm to 5:30pm

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Help ensure U-M becomes a climate leader by committing to carbon neutrality by 2035!

Join us in attending the December 6th Regents' Meeting at the U-M Golf Course to demonstrate support for a detailed climate action plan at the University.

President Schlissel made the first step on October 4th when he announced his commitment to carbon neutrality. Now it's time to take the next step and back this commitment up with a defined timeline and plan of action.

Location: 
University of Michigan Golf Course
Address: 
500 E. Stadium Blvd, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104

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Inspire co-workers into action

Date: 
Sat, Dec 8, 2018 - 9:00am to 1:00pm

City:

Ready to organize you co-workers to win victories? These workshops are for you. Learn the basics of organizing and creating a winning plan, based on the book "secrets of the successful organizer". Learn time tested methods that work. Registration at 830am. Come to room 2C224 adjacent to the cafeteria.

To register: https://labornotes.org/annarbor

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Location: 
University of Michigan Hospital

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