Detroit

Disability Justice for Detroit Farms and Gardens

Date: 
Thu, Nov 16, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

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Join us for an open panel discussion about the WHYS, and HOWS, of Detroit farms and gardens becoming more INCLUSIVE and ACCESSIBLE for ALL. Light food and fellowship. Sponsored by Detroit Black Community Food Security Network, Detroit Food Policy Council and University of Michigan Sustainable Food Systems Initiative.

https://www.facebook.com/events/223472044854750/

Location: 
University of Michigan Detroit Center
Address: 
3663 Woodward Avenue, Suite 150, Detroit, Michigan 48201

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Current Issues in Immigration Law: Detention, "Sanctuary Cities"

Date: 
Fri, Nov 10, 2017 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

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Experts from across the country will converge in Detroit at Wayne Law on Friday, Nov. 10, for this free, day-long symposium on detention, "sanctuary cities" and the "travel ban," with a special luncheon panel on the recent detention of Chaldeans in the Detroit area.

The conference is free and open to the public, but advance registration is required. Admission cannot be guaranteed without advance registration.
Register: https://rsvp.wayne.edu/current-issues-in-immigration-law

Location: 
Wayne State University Law School
Address: 
471 W. Palmer Street, Detroit, Michigan 48202

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Wealth Stripping and Race

Date: 
Fri, Nov 10, 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:30pm

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‘Wealth Stripping and Race’ outlines how big corporations and developers transfer wealth from black and brown communities to themselves.

Friday November 10th, 2017 at 5pm-730pm.
The Wellness Plan Building
7700 2nd Ave, Detroit Mi 48216.

Location: 
7700 2nd Ave, Detroit, MI 48202-2411, United States

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Detroit 20 hour Street Medic Training

Date: 
Sun, Nov 19, 2017 - 10:00am to 7:00pm

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No prior training or experience required!

To attend this training, you must fill out the google form below. If you are having trouble opening or using it, or have any questions at all, feel free to message us!

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfqSE2n89jHYqXVZLXhPMeB_QGU3Y3cufNJJk4XrSl7Jxt7dw/viewform

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You must fill out the google form for the location

Dream Act Now Rally!

Date: 
Wed, Oct 25, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

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When the president rescinded DACA, many people lost their chance to renew their status. More and more people will be coming under threat of deportation in the coming months. That's why we need to pass the #DreamActNow! At 12:00PM on Wednesday, immigrants and allies are gathering in Downtown Detroit to ask business leaders to join them in the campaign to pass the bipartisan 2017 Dream Act.

https://www.facebook.com/events/356404034808926/

Location: 
Downtown Detroit, at Woodward & Congress

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An Introduction to Democratic Socialism

Date: 
Sun, Oct 29, 2017 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

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Join DSA Detroit and National Director, Maria Svart for a presentation on an Introduction to Democratic Socialism. All are welcome!

https://www.facebook.com/events/265839103938409/

Location: 
Red Door Digital
Address: 
7500 Oakland St, Detroit, Michigan 48211

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Meeting with Gary Peters staff

Date: 
Wed, Oct 25, 2017 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm

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Join LP-Indivisible for our meeting with Senator Gary Peters' Detroit Regional Manager. We will raise questions regarding Peters' support for Ajit Pai as chair of FCC (Pai does not support net neutrality); his enthusiasm for defense funding for tank research and weaponized Stryker vehicles; and his silence on supporting Medicare for All. We will thank him for supporting Stabenow in pushing for extending funding for Community Health Clinics and CHIP.

Imported from: http://detroit.activatehub.org/events/159858

Location: 
Patrick McNamara Federal Building: 477 Michigan Ave, suite 1837, Detroit MI 48226 US

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Absentee Voting in Detroit

Date: 
Mon, Nov 6, 2017 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

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Satellite Absentee Voting Information

Beginning on Wednesday October 18, 2017 and until Monday Novmeber 6, 2017 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, Detroit Department of Elections will have two satellite sites for those who are eligible to vote by Absentee Ballot. The sites are as follows:

Wayne County Community College
Northwest Campus
8200 W. Outer Drive

Wayne County Community College
Eastern Campus
5901 Conner

You may also vote Absentee in person at the Detroit Department of Elections and the City Clerk's office:

Location: 
Wayne County Community College District
Address: 
8200 W Outer Dr, Detroit, Michigan 48219

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SNAP Press Conference and Bus Tour

Date: 
Tue, Oct 24, 2017 - 10:30am to 5:30pm

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Join the MICHIGAN SAFETY NET COALITION in our SNAP bus tour to expand SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) eligbility in the state of Michigan. Michigan United, MOSES, and Mothering Justice, call on State Representatives to expand eligibility for Michigan's SNAP program :Food Assistance Program (FAP).

EVENT DETAILS:

PART I:
10:30am: We will be hosting press conference at Genesis Lutheran Church - 7200 Mack Ave, Detroit MI
*Lunch and transportation to Lansing will be provided if you indicate on the google form

Location: 
Genesis Lutheran Church: 7200 Mack Ave., Detroit MI 48214 US

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SURJ Monthly Action & Planning Meeting

Date: 
Sun, Nov 5, 2017 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

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We're the Metro Detroit chapter of the national organization, Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ). The mission of SURJ is focused on bringing white people into the the struggle against white supremacy and for racial justice. People of all races and ethnicities are welcome to join.

Our monthly action and planning meeting will include report outs from our action, education, and administration committees, discussion of upcoming proposals, and continued personal and community education towards dismantling white supremacy. Join us!

Location: 
Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit - MOCAD
Address: 
4454 Woodward Ave, Detroit, Michigan 48201

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