Detroit

Detoxifying Hate on the Internet and Social Media

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Thu, Sep 28, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:30pm

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Resources that anyone can use to gain an understanding of the issues around hate on the internet and the social media skills needed to deflate fear and combat hate. Students encouraged.

https://www.facebook.com/events/2039988752895948/

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University of Detroit Mercy
Address: 
4001 W McNichols Rd, Detroit, Michigan 48221

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Detroit Monthly Branch Meeting

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Wed, Sep 27, 2017 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm

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The Detroit GMB Branch Monthly Meeting will be held on Septemeber 27th 2017 from 7:00 PM ET to 8:30 PM ET, with dues collection beginning at 6:30 PM ET. It will be held at St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 1950 Trumbull, Detroit MI, on the corner of Michigan Ave. and Trumbull. The meeting will be in the kitchen, enter through the red door off of the parking lot.
As always, our meetings are open to all workers, but only members in good standing may have voice and vote.

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Detroit IWW GMB
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St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 1950 Trumbull, Detroit MI, on the corner of Michigan Ave. and Trumbull

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Know Your Rights for Protests with the National Lawyers Guild

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Sat, Sep 23, 2017 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

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Representatives from the National Lawyers Guild, the nation’s first racially integrated association of progressive lawyers, will discuss protocol and best responses when confronted by police, and your rights during protest actions. A Q&A will offer an opportunity for participants to discuss their specific situations.

This event is open to the public.

https://www.facebook.com/events/596289377161562/

Location: 
5920 2nd Ave, Detroit, MI 48202-3402, United States

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Say No to Endless War in Afghanistan

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Sat, Oct 7, 2017 - 4:15pm to 5:00pm

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Say NO to endless war in Afghanistan . . . on the 16th anniversary of the war.

The war will end when we, the people, demand it. Join the protest.
Bring a sign. Bring a friend.

If you RSVP here, we can send you a reminder and any last minute details: https://actionnetwork.org/events/67b97043b1ce8d12bc226cdfcf4372fb2a25aa0e?source=direct_link&

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4800 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48201-1310, United States

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Detroit Volunteer Night

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Tue, Sep 26, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

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All are welcome! No RSVP required.

Detroit will have volunteer nights every OTHER Tuesday throughout the month of September.

Volunteer meetings will consist of event planning, occasional training, guest speakers, and some administrative tasks as necessary.

This month, we will be focusing on establishing our Commitees (Legislative Action, Community Outreach, Volunteer Engagement), so laptops and notepads are encouraged!

Snacks will be provided.

Children welcome! Child care accommodations can be made upon request

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

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But Is You Woke, Doe?

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Sun, Sep 17, 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

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The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History presents "But is You Woke, Doe?," the second of three programs in the series "For Us By Us." This event is a youth-led interactive activity to gauge how "woke" you are to today’s societal norms. Through a simulation, dialogue, and informative facts of our legal rights, the issues and micro aggressive nuances experienced by marginalized group will be discussed.

This program series is supported by the Michigan Council for Arts.

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Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History
Address: 
315 E Warren Ave, Detroit, Michigan 48201

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Detroit Young Democrats Meeting

Date: 
Sun, Sep 17, 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

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Come join the Detroit Young Democrats as we discuss progressive issues and strategies to become more effective in the political process.

https://www.facebook.com/events/120919751902894/

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The Anchor Bar
Address: 
450 Fort St W, Ste 100, Detroit, Michigan 48226

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International Day of Peace

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Thu, Sep 21, 2017 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

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Join us for a day of reflection on Peace in our homes, our city, our state, our country, our World. The Megiddo Peace Table is situated in the Peace Center and may we gather around it to listen and share all our hopes for Peace in the World. Join us! Light refreshments. Tel: 313 963-7575

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Swords Into Plowshares Peace Center and Gallery: 33 E. Adams, Detroit Michigan 48226 US

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Defend DACA Rally

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Tue, Sep 5, 2017 - 3:30pm to 6:30pm

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This is the national day of action to support DACA. Please come out and stand up for all the DACA students in our community!

This event is youth organized, and will have speakers who are public officials and activists, as well as those personally affected by DACA and its repeal.

#DefendDACA
#WageLove

https://www.facebook.com/events/504049076603376/

Location: 
Clark Park Southwest Detroit
Address: 
1130 Clark St, Detroit, Michigan 48209

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DACA: No Papers, No Fear RALLY & MARCH

Date: 
Tue, Sep 5, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

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An announcement regarding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is expected to come on Tuesday. Individuals who will be impacted by the pending DACA announcement will share their testimonies and ask allies to defend all immigrants.

Directly impacted individuals, allies, and organizations will gather at Clark Park Outdoor Stage across from Western Intl H.S to show the 800,000 impacted people that they are not alone.

Location: 
Clark Park Southwest Detroit
Address: 
1130 Clark St, Detroit, Michigan 48209

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