Ann Arbor

Havresc: Stand on Courage

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Wed, Feb 22, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

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Documentary on the struggles of Armenian and Assyrian Christian Iraqis and
the village they have formed on the edge of ISIS controlled territory. Free,
but a fundraiser for the village of Havresc. More info [1]

[1] http://ii.umich.edu/content/dam/asp-assets/asp-documents/Havresc-Promo-Michigan.pdf

Location: 
1636 International Institute, School of Social Work Building [1], 1080 S. University Ann Arbor, MI United States See map: Google Maps [2] [1] http://wcbn.org/content/1636-international-institute-school-social-work-building [2] http://maps.google.com?q=1080+S.+University%2C+Ann+Arbor%2C+MI%2C+%2C+us

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Self Defense Workshop

Date: 
Thu, Feb 16, 2017 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

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Self-defense workshops, taught by Maryam Aziz, focuses primarily on how to
defend from attacks that are common in hate crimes, such as shoves, multiple
strikes to the face, and scarf/turban grabbing, but all participants hoping
to learn self-defense techniques are welcome. U-M students only.
PREREGISTRATION REQUIRED;
https://sessions.studentlife.umich.edu/track/event/478 [1]

Location: 
Michigan League Kalamazoo Room [1], 911 North University Ave. Ann Arbor United States See map: Google Maps [2] [1] http://wcbn.org/content/michigan-league-kalamazoo-room [2] http://maps.google.com?q=911+North+University+Ave.%2C+Ann+Arbor%2C+%2C+%2C+us

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Workshop / Seminar:LGBTQ+ Health & Wellness Week Keynote Speaker

Date: 
Mon, Mar 13, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

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We are inviting you to attend the 2nd Annual Health and Wellness Week which will include a series of diverse events focusing health and wellness for queer, trans, and similarly-identified individuals. Campus and community members will be encouraged to participate through hosting and attending various events.

Keynote Speaker:
Amorie Robinson, PhD, LP (aka \"Kofi Adoma”)
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Location: 
School of Social Work Building

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SURJ Washtenaw Full Chapter Meeting

Date: 
Sun, Feb 19, 2017 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

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Hi everyone,

As a reminder, the next SURJ Washtenaw full chapter meeting will be Sunday, 2/19 from 2-4pm, which will be at the Washtenaw County Learning Resource Center (4135 Washtenaw Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48108). We will have people at the door to let you in. If you have any trouble finding us when you arrive, please call Adam Pabersz at 734-320-7078.

Hope to see everyone there!

https://www.facebook.com/events/1285525204834427/

Location: 
Washtenaw County Learning Resource Center

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Fascism Teach-in: Challenging Authoritarianism at Every Level

Date: 
Tue, Feb 21, 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

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Fascism Teach-in: Challenging Authoritarianism at Every Level

Tuesday Feb. 21
5-7PM
1014 Tisch Hall

Location: 
Tisch Hall

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Student Sit-In!

Date: 
Thu, Feb 9, 2017 - 4:15pm to Fri, Feb 10, 2017 - 2:00am

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Hello everyone! We are organizing an emergency sit-in in response to the emails sent to to the College of Engineering and Computer Science listservs, the defilement of prayer rugs in reflection rooms on campus, and a polarized campus climate actively oppressing marginalized students. We will meet in the diag, and then head to the union from there! Again, meet in the diag!

#SchlisselWya #S4jSitin
Use these hashtags for all social media posts.

Location: 
The Diag

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13th: Film Screening and Panel

Date: 
Wed, Feb 15, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

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PLEASE NOTE TIME CHANGE

LOCATION: PALMER COMMONS – GREAT LAKES ROOM

13th—Ava DuVernay's Oscar-nominated/critically accalaimed/amazing documentary— is an in-depth look at the American prison-industrial complex, and its systematic targeting of people of color. The film couldn't be more timely, and we hope you'll join us for a viewing and follow-up debrief with local activists working on criminal justice reform, including...

Location: 
Palmer Commons at University of Michigan

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Careers / Jobs:Queers with Careers

Date: 
Mon, Feb 20, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

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The Spectrum Center Programming Board and the University Career Center bring you -- Queers with Careers!

We'll be offering info about job and internship searchs, LGBTQ+-specific resources, and conversation about being out (or not ... and some of those complexities) in the process. We'll be joined by a panel of LGBTQ+ professionals who will share their stories.

Refreshments and good conversation guaranteed!

Your RSVP will be used to help order refreshments: goo.gl/forms/4pLjcfkh0l4dzct93

Location: 
Student Activities Building

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Emergency Demonstration Against Racist Death Threats

Date: 
Wed, Feb 8, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

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Last night racist and anti-Semitic emails were sent to University engineering and computer science students.

'The first two emails read: “Hi n*****s, I just wanted to say that I plan to kill all of you. White power! The KKK has returned!!! Heil Trump!!!!”

The third reads: “Hi you fucking filthy jews, I just wanted to say the SS will rise again and kill all of your filthy souls. Die in a pit of eternal fire! Sincerely, Dr. Alex Halderman.”' (Michigan Daily)

We must take the strongest possible action against death threats by fascists.

Location: 
The Diag

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Workshop / Seminar:LGBTQ+ Health & Wellness Week

Date: 
Mon, Mar 13, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:00am

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University of Michigan Spectrum Center puts on this series of events in order to elaborate on and begin discussions around health and wellness (mental, physical, spiritual, financial, social etc...) for queer, trans, and similarly-identified individuals. The week intentionally focuses on the learning and engagement of participants both in mind and body, and to benefit from each event with applicable skills for everyday life as people within the LGBTQ+ community.

Location: 
Michigan Union

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