Detroit

The Census & The City

Date: 
Wed, Apr 24, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

City:

How do we ensure everyone is counted in the 2020 Census? Join Urban Consulate at Co.act Detroit for a candid conversation hosted by Orlando Bailey. Featuring special guests:

+ Victoria Kovari, Detroit 2020 Census Campaign
+ Donna Murray-Brown, Michigan Nonprofit Association
+ Melissa Smiley, Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan

Co.act Detroit
6568 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48202

Free & open to the public. All welcome!

Location: 
6568 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48202-3240, United States

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Ban the Box and Occupational Licensing Town Hall

Date: 
Sat, Apr 20, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

City:

Join Representative Johnson and an expert panel to discuss important issues facing returning citizens and our community.

https://www.facebook.com/events/816218458757171/

Location: 
Local 22, UAW
Address: 
4300 Michigan Ave, Detroit, MI 48210

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The Green New Deal Tour Stop in Detroit

Date: 
Fri, Apr 19, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

City:

Corporations and a wealthy few have destroyed the earth for profit, while workers, the poor, and people of color suffer the consequences.

We need system-wide change -- change that puts people over profits -- if we are going to save our communities, our planet, and our futures.

Location: 
3424 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48201, United States

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Green New Deal Townhall

Date: 
Fri, Apr 19, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

City:

Join Good Jobs Now on April 19th from 6:30 PM to 8 PM at the Bonstelle Theatre on the campus of Wayne State University to learn how we can ensure a just transition into a Green New Deal. We know linking a climate proposal with measures to end poverty and unemployment is proactive and forward thinking, we must ensure prioritize investments to historically impoverished and low-income communities.

We can make an equitable transition with a Green New Deal that supports workers and communities.

Location: 
Bonstelle Theatre
Address: 
3424 Woodward Ave, Detroit, Michigan 48201

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May Day Detroit 2019

Date: 
Wed, May 1, 2019 - 11:00am to 2:00pm

City:

Please go to the event page created by Cosecha Detroit. The demonstrations have been combined into one joint demonstration.

https://www.facebook.com/events/2267741283458939/

https://www.facebook.com/events/2164223310311423/

Location: 
Patton Park - Southwest Detroit

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Pack the Court: Daniel Murray v. Detroit Land Bank

Date: 
Wed, Apr 3, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:30am

City:

Daniel Murray's home was destroyed by the Detroit Land Bank while he lived there.

Location: 
Michigan Court of Appeals
Address: 
3020 West Grand Boulevard, 14th Floor, Detroit, Michigan 48202

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Distilled Democracy: Auto Insurance

Date: 
Wed, Apr 17, 2019 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

City:

CitizenDetroit presents our second event in our Distilled Democracy series!

On Wednesday, April 17th at 7pm we will gather at Marble Bar for drinks, snacks, and discussion. We will receive informed updates about auto insurance in Michigan, play some Detroit trivia, connect with other like-minded citizens, and learn about other ways to get civically engaged.

We'll also be enjoying live music from Sophiyah E., Rocket(!!!)Man, & Dj L BooG.

Learn more about CitizenDetroit and how YOU can make a difference in Detroit!

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Location: 
Marble Bar
Address: 
1501 Holden St, Detroit, Michigan 48208

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Wayne State University Campus Master Plan Public Discussion

Date: 
Tue, Apr 16, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

City:

Join Wayne State University for the third Master Planning Community Discussion. At this event the Master Planning Team will be sharing common themes heard throughout the engagement process and will share ideas on how those issues might be addressed in the master plan.

Tuesday, April16th, 2019 | 6:30 - 8:00 P.M.
Welcome Center, 42 W. Warren Avenue (First Floor Auditorium)

Please RSVP at: https://rsvp.wayne.edu/master-planning-community-discussion-3.

Location: 
Wayne State University Office of Economic Development

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Detroit Troublemakers School

Date: 
Sat, Mar 30, 2019 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

City:

Detroit troublemakers are planning a day of skill-building workshops, education, and strategy discussions to put some movement back in the labor movement.

This school will be a great opportunity for union members, stewards, and activists to share strategies and build the solidarity required in these tough times.

A light breakfast, lunch, and workshop materials are provided with cost of registration.

WHEN: Saturday, March 30, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

WHERE: Wayne State University, DeRoy Auditorium, 5203 Cass Ave, Detroit

Location: 
DeRoy Auditorium, 5203 Cass Ave

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How Global Economics Work For and Against Us in Detroit

Date: 
Wed, Mar 27, 2019 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm

City:

If Detroit is in the midst of a recovery then why aren’t more Detroiters moving out of poverty?

Learn more about the invisible economic policies driving the reality of life for the average Detroiter.

Lack of Affordable Housing
Escalating Water Rates
Low-Wage Employment
Poor Public Transportation

What are the tools we need to organize and educate with our community to fight inequality and poverty in our city?

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

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