Detroit

MPDN June Meeting

Date: 
Sun, Jun 4, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

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Come help build the defense against the rising tide of hate crimes and white supremacism. We are planning trainings in immigration defense, street medic training, and more to come. We discuss local protests and events that are related to our organization's goals. If you are looking to take direct action, learn, educate, design things like flyers, posters, buttons, etc., we have plenty of work to do. We are building a network of organizations to stop the deportations, keep people in their homes, dismantle the institutions of racism, homophobia, and so on.

Join us!

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

Malcom X Day Power Walk and Rally

Date: 
Fri, May 19, 2017 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm

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We will walk from the Muslim Center (1605 W. Davison, Detroit, MI) after prayer to Elijah Muhammad Blvd. (Linwood) and back. Power Walk will conclude with a rally on the corner of W. Davison at Woodrow Wilson Blvd.

Convening Issues:
- Black economic power; education, homeownership and businesses
- Demilitarization of the police #JordanEdwards
- Promoting healthy Black families
- Human Rights; vicious deportations, health care, gender equity

Location: 
Muslim Center Detroit
Address: 
1605 W Davison, Detroit, Michigan 48238

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Readings from "Concertina Maze": Prisoner Creative Writing

Date: 
Sat, May 20, 2017 - 3:00pm

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/Concertina Maze /is Michigan Quarterly Review's journal of creative writing
by prisoners. Hear selections from this year’s journal read by friends and
family of contributing authors. Books will be available for sale.

Location: 
U-M Detroit Center [1], 3663 Woodward Suite 150 Detroit United States See map: Google Maps [2] [1] http://wcbn.org/content/u-m-detroit-center [2] http://maps.google.com?q=3663+Woodward%2C+Detroit%2C+%2C+%2C+us

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March For Truth Detroit

Date: 
Sat, Jun 3, 2017 - 11:00am to 2:00pm

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Location: 
1601 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48226-2008, United States
Address: 
1998 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, Michigan 48226

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Women and Allies For Reproductive Rights Trivia Night

Date: 
Mon, Jun 12, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

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Michigan For Choice is hosting a trivia night that supports Northland Family Planning Centers. Trivia will be about reproductive health in an effort to share knowledge! We will play trivia in teams of 3, so bring your two most savvy friends or meet trivia pals at the bar! Each team member of the winning team will recieve a gift card a local resturant in metro Detroit!

Special Guests Speakers include Denzel McCampbell from Progress Michigan and Jordan Wyer from Northland Family Planning Centers

Tickets are $5 and all proceeds will go towards Northland Family Planning.

Location: 
McShane's Pub & Whiskey Bar
Address: 
1460 Michigan Ave, Detroit, Michigan 48216

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Drinking Water Forum

Date: 
Wed, Jun 7, 2017 - 1:00pm to 3:30pm

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Please register for the forum or confirm your attendance via email to Kelly Karll karll@semcog.org.

The Water Resources Plan for Southeast Michigan has been under development since April 2016 with a targeted completion of March 2018. The Task Force is now focusing on the region’s infrastructure, with drinking water as a top priority.

Location: 
Southeast Michigan Council of Governments (SEMCOG): 1001 Woodward Ave, Suite 1400, Detroit MI 48226 US

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Rally to Stop the Deportation of Jose Luis Sanchez-Ronquillo

Date: 
Tue, May 16, 2017 - 11:00am to 2:00pm

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Update:
Meet at 10 a.m. in the Pioneer High School parking lot for community buses and carpooling. If you have extra room in your car, please come to Pioneer to ensure that everyone who wants to come is able to come, even if the buses are full!

Location: 
Theodore Levin United States Courthouse
Address: 
231 W Lafayette Blvd, Detroit, Michigan 48226

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Town Hall for Line 5 Ballot Initiative and the NEXUS pipeline!

Date: 
Sun, May 21, 2017 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

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https://keepourlakesgreat.com/

ALL HANDS ON DECK!!!! (While we still HAVE a deck!!!)

WHAT? Our State's water is being threatened!!!!

The NEXUS Pipeline is NOT needed, and Washtenaw County Commissioner, former Sanders staffer and founder of Michigan to Believe In's Michelle Deatrick will be here to inform all of us about the consequences of the disastrous pipeline that's scheduled to be put straight through the heart of Michigan and Ohio!

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

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MDP Black Caucus: Campaign Kick Off

Date: 
Thu, May 25, 2017 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

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MDP BLACK CAUCUS WANTS YOU TO COME OUT AND MEET ALL THE CANDIDATES!!

Get ready for the 2017 elections.
Know who you can vote for.

CANDIDATES THROUGHOUT WAYNE COUNTY WILL BE PRESENT.
CANDIDATES FROM ROMULUS, TAYLOR, DEARBORN, DEARBORN HEIGHTS , DETROIT & WESTLAND.
They will each get about 2 minutes to speak.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mdp-black-caucus-pre-memorial-day-celebration-tickets-34127907490

Location: 
1917 American Bistro
Address: 
19416 Livernois Ave, Detroit, Michigan 48221

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Picket Line: Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers Local 2

Date: 
Fri, May 12, 2017 - 7:00am to 3:00pm

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Brothers and Sisters,

Our brothers and sisters of the Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers Local 2 need our support on the picket line tomorrow! They are picketing the Center parking garage next to the Renaissance Center here in Detroit again tomorrow and the action is working. Security came out and said they are making business tough for the parking garage and a major event is coming on Friday! Let's show them that we will not back down to name calling and threats from security! Come on out and stand on the line with our brothers and sisters!

Location: 
Renaissance Center Plaza: 300 Atwater St, Detroit MI 48243 US

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