Detroit

Trump's policies are making us sick!

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Tue, Mar 21, 2017 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

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Trump's Policies are making us sick!

National Day of action March 21st to protect healthcare and the environment

This Tuesday, protesters across the country will demand members of Congress protect the EPA, the ACA, and sign on to Rep. John Conyer's WATER Act. Join us to call on Congressmen Dave Trott and Mike Bishop to protect their constituents' health!

Location: 
Fort Street Bascule Bridge on Miller St, Detroit

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Our Time to Break Silence

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Sun, Apr 2, 2017 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

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50th Anniversary reading of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s speech "Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence" -- King's great speech on war & peace, racism, & poverty. While Dr. King officially came out against the war in delivering this speech, he also looked beyond Vietnam to describe what might lead our country into future wars.

Dr. King delivered his powerful speech at Riverside Church in New York City before a standing room only crowd of 4,000 on April 4, 1967.

Location: 
Central Methodist Church Detroit
Address: 
23 East Adams Avenue, Detroit, Michigan 48226

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Women Organize Michigan Summit-Detroit

Date: 
Sun, Apr 23, 2017 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

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This summit will have a specific economic focus.

We want to highlight that women are just as concerned about the economy as men, that we are economic leaders, small business owners, breadwinners, and that things that are typically considered "women's issues" like paid family leave, equal pay, family planning, abortion access, equal protection under the law, etc are all economic issues, too!

Location: 
Cobo Center, Detroit
Address: 
1 Washington Blvd, Detroit, Michigan 48226

Postcards & Protest Songs

Date: 
Wed, Mar 22, 2017 - 7:00pm to Thu, Mar 23, 2017 - 12:00pm

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The Women’s March on Washington’s “10 Actions / 100 Days” campaign has inspired folks all across this country. On this day local musicians will come together to share songs of peace and protest. Blank postcards, writing utensils, addresses, and example letters will be provided. The organizers ask guests to bring several stamps to share. There will be light snacks and a cash bar.
Performers include:
Alison Lewis
Emily Rose
Tamara Finlay
Holly Bernt
Mike Galbraith
John Freeman
Julia Stephenson
Anthony Retka
Ian Lee Lamb

Location: 
Gaelic League Irish American Club of Detroit
Address: 
2068 Michigan Ave., Detroit, Michigan 48216

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SURJ Detroit Monthly General Meeting

Date: 
Sun, Mar 19, 2017 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

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Join SURJ (Showing Up for Racial Justice) of Metro Detroit for our monthly general meeting.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1847533438848446/

Location: 
Detroit Urban Retreat Center
Address: 
21230 Moross Rd, Detroit, Michigan 48236

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Stop The Deportation Of Mario

Date: 
Fri, Mar 17, 2017 - 9:00am to 9:30am

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Mario is an example of the type of immigrants Trump promised not to deport, yet ICE is prioritizing his deportation. Come with him to ICE and request that Mario is allowed to stay with his family in Michigan.

https://www.facebook.com/events/411051699261293/

Location: 
Rosa Parks Federal Building
Address: 
333 Mt. Elliot, Detroit, MI

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Detroit City Clerk Candidate Forum

Date: 
Fri, Mar 31, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:30pm

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District 3 Block Club Development Association is holding a Detroit City Clerk Candidate Forum hosted by Prophet Cedric Banks! Many clerk candidates have already confirmed including our current clerk. If you are running for clerk or know someone who is tell them to contact us to be a part (tjohnsonmedia@yahoo.com). This is an opportunity for the community to hear directly from these candidates to make up your own minds about who you will choose in August and November.

Location: 
WOW Center
Address: 
14111 E 7 Mile Rd, Detroit, MI

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Monthly Meeting and Know Your Rights Workshop

Date: 
Mon, Mar 27, 2017 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

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Please join us for our Monthly Meeting and Know Your Rights Workshop! This month, we will hear from our ROC-MI leaders about our National Leadership Network Convening in Washington, DC and learning about anti-discrimination laws. We ask that you RSVP so that we have enough refreshments for everyone. Hope to see you there!

https://www.facebook.com/events/411450975871829/

Location: 
COLORS Restaurant - Detroit
Address: 
311 E Grand River Ave, Detroit, Michigan 48226

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IJC Community Forum on the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement

Date: 
Tue, Mar 21, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

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The International Joint Commission, a 3rd party non-partisan think tank will be hosting a community forum regarding the Triennial Assessment Project and the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement, a treatise signed between the United States and Canada.

Imported from: http://detroit.activatehub.org/events/96041

Location: 
Outdoor Adventure Center
Address: 
1801 Atwater Street, Detroit, MI 48207-4020

Vigil at Clark Park

Date: 
Fri, Apr 21, 2017 - 3:45pm to 4:45pm

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Weekly solidarity vigil in Clark Park. Stop the deportations! No Ban! No Wall! No harassment and intimidation! Community is Sacred - No one is illegal!

We have made several signs but feel free to bring your own sign expressing solidarity.

"We stand with our neighbors - No human is illegal."

No photos or filming please.

Location: 
South West Detroit, Clark Park, Vernor & Clark

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