Ann Arbor

April Membership Meeting

Date: 
Sat, Apr 13, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

City:

Please join the Ann Arbor Dems for a conversation on:

Perspectives on how Ann Arbor should use its unencumbered funding from the Mental Health & Public Safety Millage

With featured speakers:
Andy LaBarre, Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners, District 7
Anne Banister, Ann Arbor City Council Member, 1st ward
Chip Smith, Ann Arbor City Council Member, 5th ward
Glenn Nelson, Citizens for Mental Health and Public Safety Member

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Location: 
200 N Main St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-1413, United States

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April Chapter Meeting

Date: 
Thu, Apr 25, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

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Join us at Journey of Faith for our April Regular Meeting! All are welcome to attend, and if you need a ride or any other accommodations, please let us know. Child watch services will be provided, but please lets us know if you plan to bring a child so we can prepare some fun activities!

6:00pm-6:30 pm: Free food and mingling
6:30pm-8:00pm: Meeting!

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

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Ward 3/4 Issues & Action: A Medicare For All Town Hall

Date: 
Wed, Apr 17, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

City:

Vivek Palavali MD
Congresswoman Debbie Dingell
Representative Yousef Rabhi
M4SP Organizer Will Toms

Why we need it: Vivekanand Palavali MD, Neurosurgeon and award winning Documentary Filmmaker will explain the ills of our current system and the most effective cure.

How we can fix it at the national level: Congresswoman Debbi Dingell will give us an update on the House Medicare for All bill (HR 1384) which she has co-sponsored

How we can fix it in Michigan: Representative Yousef Rabhi will update us on his MIcare bill for Michigan.

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

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A2D2, West Side Huddlers & AA Indivisible Earth Day Celebration

Date: 
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:)

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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

City:

📢 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

City:

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

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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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