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Building a Peace Economy Shrink the Pentagon for People & Planet

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Sat, Sep 21, 2019 - 10:00am to 3:30pm

Please plan to attend "Building a Peace Economy: Shrink the Pentagon for People and Planet," on UN-sanctioned International Day of Peace, Saturday, September 21. It is hosted by the Peace Education Center of Greater Lansing, and takes place from 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM at 1120 S. Harrison, East Lansing, across from the MSU campus. Citizens for Peace is a sponsor of the event. See flyer for more information

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1120 S Harrison Rd, East Lansing, MI 48823-5201, United States

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Budget Update & Fix MI Roads Town Hall

Date: 
Tue, Sep 24, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Please join State Rep. Julie Brixie for a Budget Update & Fix MI Roads Town Hall on Tuesday, September 24 from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Hannah Community Center (First Floor Banquet Room) in East Lansing. The town hall will feature special guest Paul Ajegba, the director of MDOT.

Austerity has taken such a toll on our state that we can’t even address the fundamental role of government: making sure our children can read at grade level, providing clean drinking water and good infrastructure.

Location: 
East Lansing Hannah Community Center
Address: 
819 Abbot Rd, East Lansing, Michigan 48823

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Housing Advocates Training

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Wed, Jul 31, 2019 - 9:15am to 12:15pm

This two-day training is an excellent resource for anyone working as an advocate (clients/consumers also welcome). Housing Advocates Training (HAT) is a full day, Welfare Policy Seminar (WPS) is an optional three-hour session. Trainers include staff and attorneys from the Fair Housing Center of Southeast & Mid Michigan, the Michigan Poverty Law Program, and Legal Services of South Central Michigan. Registration is required, visit https://www.fhcmichigan.org/get-involved/hat to learn more!

Location: 
East Lansing, Michigan

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The Road to the Green New Deal Town Hall

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Thu, Apr 18, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

In 2018, young Sunrise leaders and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez put the Green New Deal on the map and permanently changed the national climate policy conversation. The political establishment is scrambling to keep up and thousands of people across the country are eager to take action. This tour is taking the fight for a Green New Deal to every town across America and share our pathway to victory now through 2020.

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S105, South Kedzie Hall

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Democracy Reform Town Hall - East Lansing

Date: 
Tue, Apr 9, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

In 2018, Michigan voters and Voters Not Politicians made history by passing a redistricting reform amendment with 61% of the vote to end gerrymandering.

Join Voters Not Politicians at a Democracy Reform Town Hall to learn more about Michigan’s new redistricting process and how you can participate. The group will also discuss other critical democracy reform issues to strengthen the democratic process through citizen action in Michigan. We'll be on the terrace level of the RCAH Theater.

Location: 
MSU Residential College in the Arts and Humanities
Address: 
C210 Snyder Hall, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48825

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A Changing Environment

Date: 
Wed, Mar 20, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Support for change is surging. Our new governor promises new safeguards. And legislators seem more open than ever to bipartisan collaboration.

Will these changes lead to new protections for Michiganders and our natural resources?

Join us to find out in an engaging discussion about addressing the environmental issues you care about in a changed State Capitol.

Speakers:
Sean Hammond, Michigan Environmental Council
Taylor Riddenbusch, Michigan Trout Unlimited

Admission is free, but space is limited. Drinks and food available for purchase!

Location: 
Beggar's Banquet
Address: 
218 Abbot Rd, East Lansing, Michigan 48823

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Activism Training: Nonviolence Beyond The Vote

Date: 
Sat, Mar 16, 2019 - 10:30am to 5:00pm

RSVP HERE:
https://form.jotform.com/90595096935168

Welcome!
At this event, three Michigan activists will be sharing knowledge of nonviolent direct action through a series of prepared presentations, activities, and loose group conversations. The day is designed to provide a survey of nonviolent direct action strategies, techniques, and ideas, as well as practical skills such as media creation, coalition building, and navigating legal processes.

Location: 
Wells Hall
Address: 
619 RED CEDAR RD, East Lansing, Michigan 48824

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GEU Teach-In Rally

Date: 
Wed, Mar 20, 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

RSVP here: https://bit.ly/2Vs0v7a

Calling all grad students, undergrads, postdocs, and faculty at MSU! Grad assistants are currently negotiating our next contract, and we need to show the administration how much support we have from the community. MSU only works because its grad students do! Come out on March 20th to hear from speakers about a variety of important issues the union is trying to improve in our contract, such as anti-discrimination, anti-harassment, and relationship violence and sexual misconduct. The union needs YOU!

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The Rock

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Global Climate Strike- Michigan State University

Date: 
Fri, Mar 15, 2019 - 11:15am to 12:15pm

As part of the March 15 Global Climate Strike, join students and faculty across campus as we walk out to demand urgent, tangible action on climate change from policy makers from both the University and the State of Michigan. We will not sit by as our future is at stake, we will take action and demand a livable future.

Location: 
Hannah Administration Building
Address: 
426 Auditorium Rd, East Lansing, Michigan 48824

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MSU x PLAN Points of Intervention Tour

Date: 
Tue, Mar 19, 2019 - 7:00pm to Wed, Mar 20, 2019 - 6:00pm

Join MSU Surplus Store & Recycling, Residential and Hospitality Services, MSU Sustainability, ASMSU, and the Broad Art Museum and Art Lab as we partner with Post-Landfill Action Network to bring you this FREE 2-day event featuring workshops, speakers, and a resource fair!

The Points of Intervention Tour is a travelling environmental justice event that will invite you to question dominant and unsustainable consumption patterns, develop skills to intervene in the face of injustice, and increase awareness of the differences between a linear and circular economy.

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Michigan State University

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