East Lansing

Face to Face: A Conversation About Race

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Wed, Apr 25, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm

The City of East Lansing and East Lansing Human Relations Commission are hosting a facilitated panel and community conversation about race on Wednesday, April 25 from 6:30-9 p.m. at the East Lansing Hannah Community Center (ELHCC), 819 Abbot Road. All interested community members are invited to attend.

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

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Me Too Founder Tarana Burke Visits MSU

Date: 
Thu, Apr 19, 2018 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

#MeToo founder Tarana Burke will speak at Michigan State University at 7:30 p.m. April 19 in Wharton Center’s Cobb Great Hall as part of the Transformative Justice Speaker Series. This is a FREE event.

Location: 
Wharton Center for Performing Arts
Address: 
750 E Shaw Ln, East Lansing, Michigan 48824

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Picket 30th Annual Cougar Classic Golf Outing

Date: 
Fri, Jun 8, 2018 - 9:30am to 4:30pm

Protesters gather at 9:30 a.m. and picket until the event has ended.
Event begins at 10 a.m. Ending time around 4:30 p.m.
https://www.lansingcatholic.org/content/cougar-classic-golf-outing

Location: 
Timber Ridge Golf Club
Address: 
16339 Park Lake Rd, East Lansing, Michigan 48823

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Picket Fr. Mac Dinner and Fundraising Event

Date: 
Mon, May 7, 2018 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm

Protesters gather at 5:30 p.m. and picket until the event has ended.
Event begins at 6 p.m. Ending time unknown.
https://www.lansingcatholic.org/admissions/admissions-events

Location: 
Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center
Address: 
219 S Harrison Rd, East Lansing, Michigan 48824

Empowering Women & the 21st Century Family: A District Dialogue

Date: 
Wed, Mar 14, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

A discussion of issues facing women including pay equity, sexual harassment, educational opportunities, and reproductive freedom and health. We will also discuss topics of interest to the modern family.

Confirmed Panelists:
- Representative Christine Greig, Minority Floor Leader, Michigan House of Representatives
- Allie Etzin; MSU Women's Council
- Veronica Johnson; President, Capitol Area Coalition of Labor Union Women
- Mary Pollock, Government Relations Coordinator for the American Association of University Women of Michigan

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

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Who Is NextGen Michigan?

Date: 
Tue, Mar 6, 2018 - 7:30pm to 8:45pm

Founded in 2013, NextGen America acts politically to prevent climate disaster, promote prosperity, and protect the fundamental rights of every person.

Now ,the same values that drive our work on climate are under unprecedented attacks from all directions.

We are proud to step up and fight for immigration rights, affordable health care, prosperity, and equality.

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Location: 
ELPL - East Lansing Public Library
Address: 
950 Abbot Rd, East Lansing, Michigan 48823

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Rally for Unity: A Non-Violent Response to Richard Spencer

Date: 
Mon, Mar 5, 2018 - 9:00am to 9:00pm

A peaceful alternative event to the hateful rhetoric that will be spewed from white nationalists.

https://www.facebook.com/events/2052596271643846/

Location: 
Michigan State University
Address: 
Farm Lane and Mt. Hope Road

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Shut Down Line 5 - Grass Roots Advocacy Night

Date: 
Wed, Feb 28, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Come out to write to your State Representatives and Senators to encourage them to support the shut down of Line 5. Line 5 is an aging oil pipeline that runs through the Great Lakes, just west of the Mackinaw Bridge, which if broken, would contaminate 84% of North America's fresh water, and 21% of the world's fresh water. Paper, envelopes, and stamps will be provided, along with snacks! See you there.

https://www.facebook.com/events/439581139808346/

Location: 
328 Student Services

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Winning Elections for A Progressive Future: A District Dialogue

Date: 
Mon, Mar 5, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

In order to bring about progressive change, we must win elections. We will discuss methods to make elections open and fair, fix the Democratic party, and win in 2018.

Confirmed Panelists:

- Kelly Collison, Chair of MDP Progressive Caucus
- Brett Dreyfus, Meridian Township Clerk
- Mark Grebner, Political Consultant
- Walt Sorg, fmr. Board Member of Voters Not Politicians

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

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Effective Citizen Advocacy with Jim Cason of FCNL

Date: 
Tue, Apr 10, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Jim Carson from the Friends Committee on National Legislation will facilitate a brief lecture and interactive discussion on Effective Citizen Advocacy and Building the Future We Seek.

https://www.facebook.com/events/817643371752805/

Location: 
107 S Kedzie Hall, East Lansing, MI 48824, United States

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