Ann Arbor

LWV-AA Redistricting Meeting-Member meeting

Date: 
Mon, Feb 6, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

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REDISTRICTING MEETING. What is Happening in Michigan? Right now the political party in power draws the district boundaries and both parties play this game. Our job is to take this control away from the legislature and place it in the hands of a citizens' commission. Come find out what is happeniing.
Members only, but you can join at the meeting.

Location: 
Hathaway's Hideaway, 310 S Ashley St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA

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Taxes: Is the State Legislature Playing Fair with Local Governments?

Date: 
Thu, Jan 26, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

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Panel discussion w/ local city, county, and township government representatives, to address the impact of the 45% increase since 2001 of state revenue sharing payments to local governments in Michigan.

Moderated by League of Women Voters of Michigan Vice President Susan Smith.

Location: 
Ann Arbor District Library Multipurpose Room (Lower Level), 343 S Fifth Ave, Ann Arbor

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PCAP Art Auction

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

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We're excited to invite members, friends and supporters of PCAP to join us for a night with wine and dessert, art, and the PCAP community! Admission is free and all proceeds go to support the upcoming 22nd Annual Exhibition of Art by Michigan Prisoners.

RSVP through the ticket link to help us plan catering and eliminate registration time!

https://www.facebook.com/events/703560226485513/

Location: 
University of Michigan Michigan League

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A Cross-Disciplinary Discussion on American Racism

Date: 
Tue, Jan 17, 2017 - 10:00am

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Keynote address by Jamaican-born poet Claudia Rankine.

Location: 
Institute for Social Research, 426 Thompson, Room 1430, Ann Arbor

"What They Did Not Want Martin Talking About: MLK's Thoughts and Teachings on the Dangers of War and Militarism"

Date: 
Mon, Jan 16, 2017 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm

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Talk by Veterans for Peace representatives William Shea and Bob Krzewinski.

For more info, call 734-662-0818

Location: 
Michigan Union - Pond Room, 530 S State St, Ann Arbor

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This Changes Everything

Date: 
Tue, Jan 31, 2017 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

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Documentary inspired by Naomi Klein's international bestseller about communities experiencing the extremes of climate change.

Location: 
Rackham Amphitheater

Citizens' Cimate Lobby

Date: 
Sat, Jan 14, 2017 - 12:45pm to 2:45pm

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Worried about climate change? Wondering how you can make a real difference?
Come to the monthly meeting of the Ann Arbor chapter of Citizens' Climate
Lobby (CCL). CCL is a national, grassroots organization working to enact
federal legislation to put a price on CO2.

Location: 
AADL Downtown 3rd-floor freespace [1], [1] http://wcbn.org/content/aadl-downtown-3rd-floor-freespace

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Ann Arbor for Revolution Phonebanking

Date: 
Wed, Jan 11, 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

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Please join us at 5:00pm this Wednesday, before our weekly meeting at 7:00pm, to help make phone calls! We will be calling people who have expressed an interest in joining the MDP (to make sure they were able to register) and reaching out to other people who have worked for progressive causes to see if they want to join our movement.

This is the last chance we have to boost our numbers at the State Convention before the January 12th registration deadline, so please try and make it!

***Bring a laptop and your cell phone!***

Location: 
913 Fairway Park Dr, Ann Arbor, MI 48103-8965, United States

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FAM (formerly Pantsuit Nation) Weekly meeting

Date: 
Wed, Jan 11, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

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Agenda:
Arrival: 6:45-7:05
Introductions: 7:05-7:15
Updates: 7:15-7:30
About us feedback: 7:30-8:00
We will have to approve a version of the document after incorporating feedback. It can be changed after Feb 11
Phone banking: 8:00-8:15
Convention attendance logistics: 8:15-8:30
Tentatively, what we will do at the convention: 8:30-8:50
Next meeting 8:50-8:55

Location: 
913 Fairway Park Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48103

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Amy Goodman and Issa Rae: U-M Martin Luther King Day Symposium Keynote Address

Date: 
Mon, Jan 16, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:30am

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Investigative journalist Goodman and HBO /Insecure /star Rae kick off the
U-M's observations of MLK Day. More events [1]

[1] http://oami.umich.edu/um-mlk-symposium/

Location: 
Hill Auditorium [1], 825 N University Ave Ann Arbor United States See map: Google Maps [2] [1] http://wcbn.org/content/hill-auditorium [2] http://maps.google.com?q=825+N+University+Ave%2C+Ann+Arbor%2C+%2C+%2C+us

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