Ann Arbor

Training: Sanctuary for Immigrant Families

Date: 
Sat, Jan 28, 2017 - 12:00pm to 3:30pm

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Immigrant families are under more threat than ever. But communities are standing up and standing together to provide Sanctuary in the case of a new wave of raids and deportations. Please join Michigan United and the Washtenaw Interfaith Coalition for Immigrants Rights for a training on how your faith community can become a sanctuary.

Location: 
Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1400 W Stadium Blvd, Ann Arbor, MI 48103, USA

Indivisible Planning - Ann Arbor & Washtenaw County

Date: 
Fri, Jan 20, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

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Stall the Trump agenda! Stiffen Democrats' spines! Demand our members of Congress represent us! Take back the House & Senate in 2018! We're using the Indivisible Guide, and this is just our 2nd meeting--come join us! READ ON FOR DETAILS:

PARK: On Little Lake Drive Please, not in Sunward's parking lot

ARRIVE: EARLY. If we get more than 90 people or so we'll have to turn you away (don't worry, we'll hold another meeting)

Location: 
Sunward Cohousing

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Ann Arbor Activist Night

Date: 
Tue, Jan 17, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

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Join us for an evening of planning, strategizing, and come pick your project! We're building small volunteer teams to take on a variety of issues and projects.

Meetings will consist of event planning, occasional training, and some administrative tasks as necessary.

Snacks provided.

Children welcome, but we are unable to provide child care.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1224570680923957/

Location: 
Planned Parenthood, 3100 Professional Dr, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104

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Women's March Ann Arbor

Date: 
Sat, Jan 21, 2017 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

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On January 21, 2017, unite in Ann Arbor to march in solidarity with those in the Women's March on Washington, D.C. and in hundreds of marches around America. Scheduled for the day after the presidential inauguration, this inclusive, non-partisan march welcomes everyone.

We march in solidarity with our partners and allies to uphold and protect the rights of all, including women's rights, LGBTQ rights, immigrant rights, the rights of people of color, and the right to religious freedom.

Location: 
Gather outside the Federal Building at 5th & Liberty.

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Weekly Meeting - Make Signs for the Women's March!

Date: 
Wed, Jan 18, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

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Join us for our second weekly meeting! This week we have an important activity for people of all ages—making signs for the Women's March in Ann Arbor, which we're excited to co-host on Saturday, 1/21. Even if you can't attend the march itself, this sign-making event is a great way to help out. Like last week, we'll also discuss the current socio-political climate and note some next steps for the progressive movement.

This meeting will take place in East Quad, Room 1505.

Location: 
East Quad

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LWV-AA: New Member Meeting

Date: 
Mon, Feb 20, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

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New Member Meeting. Find out about the League of Women Voters - who we are, what we do and why we do it and how you can defend democracy.

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

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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

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