Detroit

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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Equitable Planning & Zoning Citizens Focus Group

Date: 
Tue, Mar 26, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

City:

The Citizens Focus Group is made up of Detroiters who will address revisions to specific provisions in the 2012 Detroit City Charter. This meeting will consist of guided discussions on Planning and Zoning to produce outcomes of a revision to be presented to the Detroit City Charter Revision Commission.

This meeting will include discussions related to the following aspects of the City Charter:

-Board of Zoning Appeals
-City Planning Commission
-Planning & Development Department

(among other applicable sections)

Location: 
Faith Redemption Center, Church of God in Christ
Address: 
15727 Plymouth Rd, Detroit, Michigan 48227

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Listening Session: Census & Civic Engagement 2020

Date: 
Wed, Mar 27, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

City:

Join Model D and CitizenDetroit for a SOLUTIONS-based LISTENING SESSION on CIVIC ENGAGEMENT in 2020.

Being counted is absolutely essential for making your voice heard. But often, our communities of color, those with low incomes and immigrant populations are undercounted.

Location: 
2010 14th St, Detroit, MI 48216-1559, United States

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The Better Arguments Project: Detroit

Date: 
Thu, Mar 21, 2019 - 8:30am to 12:30pm

City:

**Registration is now closed for this event. If you reserved a seat through the sign-up form, you are all set.**

Urban Consulate is pleased to welcome The Better Arguments Project, a collaboration by The Aspen Institute, Facing History and Ourselves, and Allstate to help bridge ideological divides – not by papering over those divides but by teaching Americans how to have better arguments.

Location: 
The Eastern Detroit
Address: 
3434 Russell St, Detroit, Michigan 48207

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People's Water Board Coalition March Meeting

Date: 
Tue, Mar 12, 2019 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm

City:

Join us at our regularly scheduled second Tuesday meeting at the Commons.

We will be honoring Mama Lila Cabbil and preparing for World Water Day on Mar 22 and our visit to Lansing.

https://www.facebook.com/events/550314135465701/

Location: 
Cass Corridor Commons
Address: 
4605 Cass Ave, Detroit, Michigan 48201

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Detroit Medicare for All Phone Bank

Date: 
Tue, Mar 12, 2019 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

City:

Join Detroit DSA, Michigan for Single Payer, National Nurses United and hundreds of other groups across the country to phone bank and talk to voters about Medicare for All, ask for their support, and to call their representatives! Please bring a laptop and cell phone!

Click here for details and to RSVP: https://actionnetwork.org/events/detroit-medicare-for-all-phone-bank-2

https://www.facebook.com/events/605322456560888/

Location: 
16551 Warwick, Detroit, MI 48219

A Just Transition for a Green Economy

Date: 
Thu, Mar 21, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

City:

Good Jobs Now presents: A Just Transition for a Green Economy in Detroit & Great Lakes region

Purpose: Workshop and discussion - How can we work together to build an intergenerational movement that desilos our issues and allows us to achieve self-determination, social and economic justice for black liberation in a green economy?

Where: Good Jobs Now, 2400 E. McNichols, Detroit, MI 48203

When: Thursday, March 21st @ 6pm - 7:30pm

Who: Everyone is welcome to join the workshop, training and learn about membership in Good Job Now

Location: 
Good Jobs Now
Address: 
2400 E. McNichols, Detroit, Michigan 48212

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