Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor/Ypsi [ICE] Rapid Response Team Meeting

Date: 
Sun, Feb 26, 2017 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

City:

At this meeting:
-How we can help the two Ann Arbor community members arrested by ICE over the past two weeks. We received calls to the rapid response line after the arrests had already taken place.
-How we responded to the alert about an ICE checkpoint in Detroit.
-What does an ICE raid actually look like?
-What protocols should we observe for arriving on the scene before an arrest has taken place?
-Discussion and role play: How to NOT open the door. How to NOT talk to police. Harder than it sounds!

Location: 
First United Methodist Church Ann Arbor

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Q&A w/ ACLU Michigan Exec Director

Date: 
Sun, Mar 5, 2017 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

City:

Please join us for a conversation and Q&A with ACLU of Michigan Executive Director, Kary Moss and staff experts.

Gather with us during this special engagement for Crystal eastman Leadership and DeSilver Society members, and special guests, as we discuss citizen activism, challenges to our Constitution and our 7-point plan for meeting them head on.

Wine & appetizers.

Space is limited, RSVP required to Stephan Bobalik by March 1st: sbobalik@aclumich.org

Location: 
Kerrytown Concert House, 415 N 4th avenue, Ann Arbor, MI, 48104

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Know Our Rights Workshops

Date: 
Sat, Mar 11, 2017 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

City:

In response to the current political climate, a coalition of student
organizers from the Residential College are planning a day of “Know Our
Rights” workshops. The goal of these workshops is to educate students about
their individual rights and the rights of their peers and allies.

Register to attend through this link: https://goo.gl/forms/qriEcQ6p6ruYwzJD2
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[1] https://goo.gl/forms/qriEcQ6p6ruYwzJD2

Location: 
UM School of Social Work [1], [1] http://wcbn.org/content/um-school-social-work

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Weekly Meeting with Rep. Debbie Dingell

Date: 
Wed, Feb 22, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

City:

**The meeting will take place in West Hall Room 340, where we met on 2/8. The building will be locked, but please head to the entrance within the West Engineering Arch so we can let you in. You're looking for the door that says Marine Hydrodynamics Laboratory. **

It's our last weekly meeting before Spring Break! New and returning members are encouraged to join. A preview of the agenda items:

Location: 
West Hall

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ACA Panel with Congresswoman Dingell

Date: 
Tue, Feb 21, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

City:

Join College Democrats and Progressives at the University of Michigan for a panel with U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell and other experts about the Affordable Care Act, also known as “Obamacare,” and its impact on our communities. The ACA is a landmark piece of health legislation that is now more than ever threatened with repeal.
Join us Tuesday, February 21st from 7:00pm - 8:30pm in the Annenberg Auditorium of the Ford School to learn from our panelists about the future of healthcare in America and how you can take a stand to support the ACA. Our panel will feature:

Location: 
Annenberg Auditorium, Ford School- Weill Hall

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Ann Arbor Activist Night

Date: 
Tue, Feb 28, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

City:

Meetings will consist of event planning, occasional training, and some administrative tasks as necessary.

Snacks provided.

Children welcome, but we are unable to provide child care.

https://www.facebook.com/events/737040563111975/

Location: 
Planned Parenthood

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Attend and Speak Out at Ann Arbor City Council Meeting

Date: 
Tue, Feb 21, 2017 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm

City:

UPDATE:
For those who are able, meet up in the downstairs lobby at 6:30 to discuss the ordinance and what we actions we are asking the council to take.

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On Tuesday night the Ann Arbor City Council will have a first reading of an ordinance originally intended to strengthen Ann Arbor's protections of undocumented community members.

The proposed ordinance currently has at least two very dangerous provisions for our undocumented residents.

Location: 
Ann Arbor City Hall

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Understanding Money: The modern money system and its discontents

Date: 
Mon, Mar 27, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

City:

Understanding Money: a workshop series presented by Adam "Fuzzy" Konner and Common Good (formerly rCredits), Washtenaw County's alternative currency and payment system. Free and open to the public!

In the current political climate, resistance is abundant. But positive alternatives are rare, and more important than ever. Many people think of money as neutral—just a medium of exchange. However, our money system is built on debt, it deepens inequality, and it drives the destruction of the environment.

Location: 
Sunward Cohousing

Fair / Festival:LGBTQ+ Health & Wellness Resource Fair

Date: 
Wed, Mar 15, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

City:

The event is open to the public and will be featuring several organizations at University of Michigan and in the Ann Arbor area working with LGBTQ+ health and/or wellness.

Location: 
School of Social Work Building
Address: 
1080 South University Avenue Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1106

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LWVAA Training Session *Time TBD

Date: 
Sat, Mar 4, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

City:

Help get the word out
about redistricting-- Be a presenter!*

Location: 
Ann Arbor District Library Westgate Branch, 2503 Jackson Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48103, USA

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