Ann Arbor

A2D2, West Side Huddlers & AA Indivisible Earth Day Celebration

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Thu, Apr 18, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

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Join us to celebrate Earth Day! Bentley Johnson from Mi League of Conservation Voters, Ginny Rogers from Citizens Climate Lobby and a student from U of M Climate Action will illuminate how we can help Mother Earth. Hope to see you there:)

https://www.facebook.com/events/394368408044584/

Location: 
1730 Ivywood Dr, Ann Arbor, MI 48103-4524, United States

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UM Carbon Neutrality Fleming Study-in

Date: 
Mon, Apr 8, 2019 - 8:00am to Tue, Apr 9, 2019 - 5:00am

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Sign up for time slots at this link to help us know when people are coming: https://goo.gl/forms/scmm5p5pgswyNk8Z2

Here are our demands: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ZvDmSPqjKF7fTPm7ISQ4cit5nuwGnkLcxp2Bb4TCAxA/edit?usp=sharing

Location: 
Fleming Administration Building
Address: 
503 Thompson St, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109

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PACK the Regents' Meeting

Date: 
Thu, Mar 28, 2019 - 3:00pm to 5:30pm

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📢 SHARE THIS EVENT AND INVITE YOUR FRIENDS NOW TO SHOW THAT YOU WANT DO NOT SUPPORT POLICY SPG 601.38 AND OTHERS LIKE IT!!! Tell the Regents to END OVER-POLICING! Our presence at their meeting could make or break SPG601.38 requiring felony disclosures. Let's show the Regents we care—pack the room and bring along a friend and a sign, or use one of ours!

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

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UM/Yspi Area Direct Action skills Training

Date: 
Sun, Mar 24, 2019 - 10:30am to 5:30pm

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Welcome!
Register here!
https://form.jotform.com/90765246787169

At this event, three Michigan activists will be sharing knowledge of nonviolent direct action through a series of prepared presentations, activities, and loose group conversations. The day is designed to provide a survey of nonviolent direct action strategies, techniques, and ideas, as well as practical skills such as media creation, coalition building, and navigating legal processes.

Location: 
University of Michigan School of Social Work
Address: 
1080 S University Ave, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109

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Ecosocialist Committee Meeting

Date: 
Sat, Mar 23, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

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Join HVDSA's Ecosocialist Committee at Canterbury House for our next meeting!

Agenda:
-GND: Great Lakes Authority: visions & criticisms, HVDSA context
-developing plans for a "talking about ecosocialism" workshop
-community gardening
-debrief from climate strike actions

https://www.facebook.com/events/561669850907961/

Location: 
721 E Huron St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-1526, United States

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Social / Informal Gathering:Queer Takeover: Computer Video Game Archive

Date: 
Thu, Mar 28, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

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Join the Spectrum Center Programming Board for a Queer Takeover of the Computer Video Game Archive at the Duderstadt Center on March 28 from 6-8pm! RSVP required by Sunday, March 24 as space is limited. RSVP: http://bit.ly/QueerCVGA

Please vote on games you would like to play, or add your own ideas! The catalog is available at https://search.lib.umich.edu/catalog

Location: 
Duderstadt Center (Media Union)

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Ward 3/4 Issues & Action: Movement Politics

Date: 
Wed, Mar 20, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

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Questions: What is the history and role of political movements in making social change possible?

What is the relationship between movements (or issue activism) and electoral campaigns, candidates, and legislation?

About the speakers:

Andrea Pierce:

A registered member of Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians and founding Chair of the brand new Anishinabek Caucus of MDP. She will focus on the movement to shut down Enbridge Line 5 and how this impacts Michigan politics.

Mark Muhich:

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

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Other:Trans Visibility Passport Day

Date: 
Thu, Apr 11, 2019 - 9:30am to 2:00pm

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The Spectrum Center and the University of Michigan School of Social Work Office of Global Activities are collaborating to host Trans Visibility Passport Day on April 11th from 9:30am - 2:00pm.

During Trans Visibility Passport Day, the Washtenaw County Clerk's office will assist students and community members to apply for, renew, or change their passport. Trans Visibility Passport Day is also open to students and community members who need to apply for a first time passport, without needing to update a gender marker or make a name change. Please RSVP below if interested.

Location: 
School of Social Work Building - Room 3661

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Stop the Dirty Water Rule!

Date: 
Thu, Mar 21, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

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The Trump Administration has proposed to replace the 2015 Clean Water Rule with a rule that would strip protections from nearly 20% of the nations streams and over 50% of the nation's wetlands. This is the most drastic attack on clean water that we have seen in decades. The EPA has given us only 60 days to submit public comments telling them what we think of this rule.

Location: 
802 Barton Dr, Ann Arbor, MI 48105-1230, United States

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Democracy Reform Town Hall - Ann Arbor

Date: 
Thu, Mar 14, 2019 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

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In 2018, Michigan voters and Voters Not Politicians made history by passing a redistricting reform amendment with 61% of the vote to end gerrymandering.

Join Voters Not Politicians at a Democracy Reform Town Hall to learn more about Michigan’s new redistricting process and how you can participate. The group will also discuss other critical democracy reform issues to strengthen the democratic process through citizen action in Michigan. We'll be in the Crane Liberal Arts Building, room 275.

Location: 
Washtenaw Community College
Address: 
4800 E Huron River Dr, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105

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