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911, What is your prejudice?: Racial bias & call-driven policing

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Thu, Feb 28, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:15pm

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"911, WHAT IS YOUR PREJUDICE?": RACIAL BIAS AND CALL-DRIVEN POLICING
Policy Talks @ the Ford School | #policytalks

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

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Ward 3/4 Issues & Action: $ In Politics

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Wed, Feb 27, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

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Note: February meeting will be the 4th Wednesday (2/27/19).
Topic: $ in Politics, What Can We Do?

Speakers:
Adam Zemke, recently term limited Representative from MI 55th District
Conrad Zumhagen of ROAD
Craig Mauger of MI Campaign Finance Network

Topic for March: Movements & elections.
Speakers TBD. Suggestions welcome

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

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Farms and Open Space: Preserving Rural Washtenaw County

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Tue, Feb 26, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

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A panel of experts from Washtenaw County government agencies and nonprofits discuss what we can do to preserve farmland, forests, open space, and natural areas in Washtenaw County. They will highlight what efforts are already under way, and how we can expand efforts to help local farmers and conservationists.

This panel includes members from the Mindful Eating Team of the Ann Arbor Unitarian Universalist Congregation, the Park Planning and Natural Areas Planning Department of Washtenaw County, members of the Legacy Land Conservancy, local farmers, and Argus Farm Stop.

Location: 
Ann Arbor District Library Westgate Branch
Address: 
2503 Jackson Ave, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48103

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UM YDSA meeting

Date: 
Fri, Feb 22, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

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Room 455

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Lorch Hall, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA

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Proposal Fest

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Sat, Feb 9, 2019 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

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FREE FOOD

Come out and share your chapter campaign proposal ideas and talk with other people about their ideas! This is a great opportunity for collaboration.

At our next chapter meeting on February 17th, people will have the opportunity to present their proposal ideas for discussion and voting on prioritization.

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

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Lecture / Discussion:Dialoguing with Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha

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Wed, Feb 20, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

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LAKSHMI PIEPZNA-SAMARASINHA is a queer disabled femme writer, organizer, performance artist and educator of Burgher/Tamil Sri Lankan and Irish/Roma ascent. They are the author of Care Work: Dreaming Disability Justice , Dirty River: A Queer Femme of Color Dreaming Her Way Home (short-listed for the Lambda and Publishing Triangle Awards, ALA Above the Rainbow List), Bodymap (short listed for the Publishing Triangle Award), Love Cake (Lambda Literary Award winner), and Consensual Genocide, and co-editor of The Revolution Starts At Home: Confronting Intimate Violence in Activist Communities.

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Museum of Art

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Lecture / Discussion:LGBTQ Health & Wellness Week 2019 Featured Speaker Ignacio Rivera

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Mon, Feb 18, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

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In collaboration with several units and student organizations, Spectrum Center is excited to invite Ignacio Rivera (they/them pronouns) as a Featured Speaker to campus for the 4th annual LGBTQ Health & Wellness Week. Ignacio G. Hutiá Xeiti Rivera is a trans and queer activist of color with over 20 years of experience in anti-oppression and sexual liberation work -- including topics of consent, sexual survivorship, and sex after sexual violence. Ignacio’s work continues to center those at the margins, in particular, people of color, and those with queer and trans identities.

Location: 
School of Social Work Building - Educational Conference Center

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Stop Trump Ann Arbor

Date: 
Fri, Feb 1, 2019 - 7:30pm

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Crazy Wisdom Bookstore, 114 S. Main St, Ann Arbor

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Fair / Festival:LGBTQ Health & Wellness Week Resource Fair

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Tue, Feb 19, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

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The LGBTQ+ Health and Wellness Week Resource Fair is free and open to the public and will feature several organizations at the University of Michigan and in the Ann Arbor/Southeast Michigan area who are working to improve and support LGBTQ+ individuals with regards to health and/or wellness. Check back for more information about the fair's organizations!

This event will take place in the Vandenberg Room, Michigan League. It is free and open to the public.

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Michigan League - Vandenberg Room

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Sustainable Ann Arbor Forum: Climate Change 201

Date: 
Thu, Mar 21, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

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March Topic: Climate Change 201. Join the conversation as University of Michigan professors and other speakers dig deeper into the latest thinking about the science and impacts of climate change, both locally and globally.

Speakers: Dr. Jonathan Overpeck (Dean of the School for Environment and Sustainability, University of Michigan) | Emily Drennen (Sustainability Analyst, City of Ann Arbor)

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

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