Ann Arbor

Immigrant Prisons: Film Screening and Discussion

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Wed, Mar 21, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

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Please join the League of Women Voters for a presentation of
Immigrant Prisons, a Brave New Films production.

The film will be followed by a discussion on immigrant issues in our community.

Location: 
Washtenaw County Learning Resource Center
Address: 
4135 Washtenaw Avenue, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108

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TRAIN.RUN.WIN.

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Sat, Mar 24, 2018 - 12:00am to Mon, Mar 26, 2018 - 12:00am

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<b>ANN ARBOR DEMOCRATIC PARTY SPONSORING CANDIDATE TRAINING<br><br></b>Ann Arbor, MI-The Ann Arbor Democratic Party is sponsoring TRAIN.RUN.WIN, a<br>2-day training program for progressive people who considering a run for elected<br>office or who may wish to lead a political campaign.<br>For a nominal cost of $75 for both days, on March 24 and 25, 2018, interested<br>progressive people will learn the nuts and bolts of being a candidate or leading a<br>successful campaign team.<br>Prospective students should visit <br><a hr

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Postcards for America - Michigan monthly meeting

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Sun, Mar 11, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

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From Kathi Nelson at Postcards for America - Michigan:I am with Postcards for America - Michigan and we meet monthly to discuss events and write postcards. A list of action steps and script is brought for those that attend to write postcards on various concerns, and some thank yous!

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Panera Bread, 903 W Eisenhower Pkwy, Ann Arbor, MI

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State and local candidates forum hosted by Ann Arbor inDivisible for Democracy

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Wed, Mar 7, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

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Mar 7 - A2D2 - Ann Arbor inDivisible for Democracy state and local candidates forum. 7 pm to 9 pm at Washtenaw Community College, Crane Liberal Arts and Science Bldg (LA), Room 275.Donna Lasinski - Candidate for and current representative for Michigan's 52nd House DistrictKatie Scott - Candidate for Washtenaw CommissionerSteve Friday and Gretchen Driscoll - Candidates for the US House 7th DistrictAdam Dreher - Candidate for Michigan State Senate 22nd DistrictChris Smith - Candidate for the US House 8th District

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Washtenaw Community College, Crane Liberal Arts and Science Bldg (LA), Room 275, 4800 E. Huron River Drive, Ann Arbor, MI

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Take Back the Night Ann Arbor 2018

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Thu, Apr 5, 2018 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

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Join us for the 40th Anniversary of Take Back the Night Ann Arbor! We come together to take a stand against sexual violence, share resources with local organizations and above all else, support survivors and help them to celebrate their healing.
Doors open at 6:30 pm to give guests a chance to meet with orgs!
Keynote speaker is Margaret "Peg" Tallet, Head of Enough SAID Detroit and COO of Michigan Women's Foundation.

Location: 
University Of Michigan Union Ballroom
Address: 
530 S. State Street Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1308

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Get the goods: A training in Direct Action tactics

Date: 
Sat, Mar 3, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

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With white supremacist, Spency Boi, heading to so-called Lansing, Michigan, on March 5, come join Solidarity & Defense, Huron Valley at Canterbury House for a training in direct action!

Location: 
721 E Huron St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-1526, United States

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Disrupting White Supremacy: Teach-In

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Wed, Feb 21, 2018 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm

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Free and Open to the Public | Pizza Dinner @ 9 PM | Livestream on Teach-In Website (bit.ly/um-disrupting)

The teach-in will consist of a series of lively ten-minute, historical vignettes. These topical presentations will address the role of white supremacy as a global force in modern history, the use and misuses of history by white supremacists, and why this history matters now. The goal is to provide intellectual tools that will enable students and citizens to better understand the historical claims and blind spots of the white supremacist movement.

Location: 
Lydia Mendelssohn Theater
Address: 
911 North University Ave, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109

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Washtenaw Young Dems meeting

Date: 
Fri, Feb 23, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

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The Washtenaw Chapter of the Young Democrats of Michigan is meeting at 3310 Washtenaw Ave in Ann Arbor on Friday 23, 6:00-8:00pm to organize and structure the Chapter to promote Progressive Politics in Washtenaw County. Help by contributing with political topics and ideas that the Chapter can promote and get involved with. Join us!

For more information and to RSVP, go to: https://www.facebook.com/events/165715810751815

Location: 
3310 Washtenaw Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA

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Progressive Caucus Forum: MI State Senate 18

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Sat, Feb 24, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

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The MDP Progressive Caucus decided to postpone its endorsement decision for the Democratic Party primary election of state senate district 18 until a candidate forum is held. The forum is open to all Democratic primary candidates. The following candidates agreed to participate:
Michelle Deatrick
Jeff Irwin
Matthew Miller
Anuja Rajendra

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

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Promote the Vote

Date: 
Wed, Feb 21, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

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Expand voter access to the ballot.

Come to a Feb 21 meeting, 6:00 pm, at the Unitarian Church, 4001 Ann Arbor Saline Rd, to organize for circulating petitions to put an election reform proposal on the November ballot.

A coalition including the League of Women Voters, the ACLU of Michigan and the state and Detroit branches of the NAACP has filed ballot language with the Secretary of State’s office for a constitutional amendment to expand voter access to the ballot.

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

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