Detroit

Close The Camps

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Fri, Jul 12, 2019 - 9:00pm to 10:00pm

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The Detroit Light Brigade will be joining Lights 4 Liberty Detroit and thousands across the nation in demanding the US #CloseTheCamps and reunite families at the border. Please invite your friends and family to come and hold a letter. We must stand unified in this moment!

The Lights 4 Liberty event starts at 6pm. Please sign in and share widely! https://www.facebook.com/events/471612146748761/

https://www.facebook.com/events/914823232190712/

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2636 Jefferson Ave E, Detroit, MI 48207-4129, United States

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Mass Action at the Democratic Party Debates in Detroit

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Tue, Jul 30, 2019 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm

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The Democratic Party will be holding its second presidential primary debate in Detroit, July 30 and 31.

4 PM: Rally in Cass Park
5:30 pm: March kicks off

No more half measures. No more lies. No more Bidens.

This year, we demand:

MEDICARE FOR ALL -- NO EXCUSES

A GREEN NEW DEAL -- SAVE OUR FUTURE

ECONOMIC DIGNITY -- UNION JOBS, PUBLIC EDUCATION, FREE COLLEGE, MASS TRANSIT & MORE

This action is in conjunction with: https://www.facebook.com/events/459306721523008/

Location: 
2733 2nd Ave, Detroit, MI 48201, United States

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Unboxing Homosexuality

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Tue, Jul 9, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

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This conversation will unbox the invention of homosexuality, and what it means to be gay in a post colonial society. Gay culture has hierarchies, power and privilege based on race, class, and gender expression that should not go checked.

We’ll explore heteronormativity and the rigid lines its drawn for homosexuality. Narratives that majority cultures inscribe and gay culture reinforces. What it means to be Queer and its relationship to homosexuality.

Refreshments and snacks will be provided.

Location: 
4229 Cass Ave, Detroit, MI 48201-1709, United States

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DSA Corktown Canvass

Date: 
Sat, Jul 13, 2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

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Detroit DSA is hitting the pavement in Corktown to talk to voters about Bernie Sanders -- and why he's our best bet for taking on the fossil fuel industry and achieving a Green New Deal. We'll also be inviting folks to the Mass Action at the Democratic Debates happening in Detroit on July 30-31.

https://www.facebook.com/events/2342049759382697/

Location: 
2020 14th St, Detroit, MI 48216-1559, United States

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Immigration 101 for Allies

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Sat, Jul 27, 2019 - 11:00am to 3:00pm

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Join 1 Michigan Youth for our first ever Ally event. We will tell you the history of our immigration organizing as the first and only undocumented led organization in Detroit And what we are doing currently. Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib will do a training on police and immigration. Hear testimonies of the struggle and learn how you can help efforts happening in your state! We have power in numbers and we need solidarity so come and ask all your questions to learn how to be a great ally! RSVP please on the link below:

Location: 
471 Palmer St W

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Lights4Liberty-Detroit

Date: 
Fri, Jul 12, 2019 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

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Here's a rundown for the event program, organizations participating and their initiatives

Event Program:

- 6 to 7 PM: Noise demo in front of ICE (333 Mt. Elliott)
- 7 to 7:30: First speaking program at ICE
- 7:45 to 8: March to GEO Group building (Jefferson/Chene)
- 8 to 8:15: Next Steps Initiatives
- 8:15 to 8:45: Second speaking program
- 8:45 to 9: Candlelight vigil
- 9:00- Message from Detroit Light Brigade please stay if you can!

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333 Mt Elliot Detroit MI

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Dismantling Anti Blackness

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Thu, Jun 27, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

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Join community activists Dree Cooper and Asia Mock for their "Dismantling Anti Blackness" workshop.

Hood Feminism is a deeply intersectional form of feminism that centers the experiences and needs of Black non-men, especially those raised or living in impoverished areas.

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4229 Cass Ave, Detroit, MI 48201-1709, United States

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Home Care Workers' Listening Session

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Tue, Jun 25, 2019 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

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If you are a home care worker, were a home care worker at some point in your life, or if you give care to someone in the home - informally, you are invited to join our listening session for home care workers. More details to come soon!

Home care workers, unite!

https://www.facebook.com/events/2742096912473708/

Location: 
Michigan United
Address: 
4405 Wesson St, Detroit, Michigan 48210

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Redemption! Redención! A Screening and Discussion

Date: 
Mon, Jun 17, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

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Join us Monday, June 17, 2019 for a screening and discussion of the CNN Series "Redemption." We will discuss the return of our neighbors from prison.

6-8 p.m.

Michigan United Office
4405 Wesson St.
Detroit, 48210

Light refreshments will be served

English and Spanish discussions

Sponsored by: Detroit Pastoral Alliance for Change, Immigrant Rights and Political Healers Departments

REGISTER HERE: http://bit.ly/MUPH62019

For more information, call (800) 507-7774

Location: 
Michigan United
Address: 
4405 Wesson St, Detroit, Michigan 48210

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The People's Happy Hour: June

Date: 
Fri, Jun 14, 2019 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm

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It's that time again! Come mingle with other good folks organizing change in Southeast Michigan. This will be our third happy hour of the year and we hope to see folks we've been building with and provide information for folks who want to join our work! We hope to hold more fun, inspiring and energizing spaces for us to build.

Come early! We will order a few pizzas to share with folks. Thank you, Pizza Plex for providing the space and happy hour pricing for us! Excited to break bread soon!

Location: 
PizzaPlex
Address: 
4458 W Vernor Hwy, Detroit, Michigan 48209

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