Ann Arbor

Michigan Caring Majority 2019 Strategy Convening

Date: 
Sat, Jan 12, 2019 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

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The Michigan Caring Majority is excited about all the work that we will do together in 2019 to build our movement and fight for our human right to access care and be valued for the care we give! We are a movement and coalition of seniors, people with disabilities, family and informal caregivers, personal care assistants, domestic and direct care workers, home care providers and allies working together to build an equitable care infrastructure in Michigan.

Location: 
First Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Ann Arbor - UUAA
Address: 
4001 Ann Arbor Saline Rd, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48103

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Ann Arbor CCL Monthly Meeting

Date: 
Sat, Jan 12, 2019 - 12:45pm to 2:45pm

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Citizens' Climate Lobby (CCL) is the most FOCUSED and INFLUENTIAL organization working on climate change legislation.

The Ann Arbor CCL chapter is one of ~400 active chapters in the U.S. working to put a price on carbon. Come to our monthly meeting and find out how you can help!

During our meeting we participate in a video conference call with other chapters around the country, featuring a different guest speaker each month. Following the call we discuss and plan local actions.

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

Housing Coalition Planning Meeting

Date: 
Sun, Jan 13, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

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Location: 
Avalon Cafe and Kitchen Ann Arbor, 120, Pretzel Bell Building, E Liberty St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA

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DownTown Hall (January 9th)

Date: 
Wed, Jan 9, 2019 - 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.

We'll meet in the second floor cafe area. Hope to see you there!

https://www.facebook.com/events/341648369953313/

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

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Community Meeting: Police Chief Recruitment Process

Date: 
Wed, Jan 9, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

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The city is working to recruit and hire a new police chief, and community input is an important part of this process. We invite you to participate. Community meetings are planned for Jan. 8 and 9. You can also complete an online survey, https://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/4742113/Executive-Police-Search-Survey, or pick up a paper survey at one of the locations throughout Ann Arbor. (Survey open until Jan.

Location: 
Arrowwood Hills, 2566 Arrowwood Trail, Ann Arbor, MI

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Sunday Socialism

Date: 
Sun, Jan 6, 2019 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

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This is an informal hangout with no agenda, just coffee/tea and chatting. This is a great way to find out about DSA and/or just meet some cool people!

*If cost is an issue for you, let us know and we can buy you a drink!

https://www.facebook.com/events/1493400460763016/

Location: 
The Common Cup
Address: 
1511 Washtenaw Ave, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104

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Holocaust Survivor Rene Lichtman on Fascism Today

Date: 
Fri, Jan 4, 2019 - 7:30pm to 10:30pm

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The brilliant Rene Lichtman will present on the rise of fascism in the U.S. and around the world.

Rene is a holocaust survivor, artist, activist and filmmaker. He has been on the front lines of the Resistance to Trump, sounding the alarm about the direction our country is headed in.

Come hear his words of wisdom, meet others horrified at the current state of American politics, and discuss ways to take action to make sure that “Never Again” does fascism triumph.

Location: 
Crazy Wisdom Bookstore and Tearoom
Address: 
114 S Main St, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104

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Show up in court for Anuja

Date: 
Thu, Jan 10, 2019 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

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Stand in solidarity with Anuja.
Anuja Rajendra, as a newcomer to electoral politics, ran in the Democratic primary for the 18th district of Michigan’s State Senate. She ran on a relatively progressive platform to represent women of color in Michigan’s legislature as a response to Trump’s racist platform. She based her campaign on being an outsider who wanted to change the way politics was done.

Location: 
15th District Court
Address: 
301 E. Huron St, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104

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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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