East Lansing

Redistricting Reform Town Hall - MSU & East Lansing

Date: 
Wed, Apr 5, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

The Voters Not Politicians ballot committee and grassroots organization Count MI Vote are co-hosting Redistricting Reform Town Halls across Michigan, and we're coming back to East Lansing- this time on MSU's campus!

This is an opportunity for voters to learn about gerrymandering and discuss policy options. It will start with a fun and engaging introduction to the facts, then move into a discussion to hear from you and your neighbors.

Location: 
Wilson Hall
Address: 
219 Wilson Rd, East Lansing, Michigan 48825

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Moving Congress to "Yes" on Climate Solutions

Date: 
Sat, Apr 8, 2017 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

This event requires registration: https://miccl2017.eventbrite.com.

Join Citizens' Climate Lobby's Michigan chapters for a statewide meeting and training. New members are welcome to attend a free Climate Advocate Training from 9 am - noon to learn more about how we work and our carbon fee and dividend policy.

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

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Shut Down Line 5 at the Rock!

Date: 
Thu, Mar 23, 2017 - 9:00am to 6:00pm

Stop by the Rock to sign Spartan Sierra Club's petition urging President Simon to speak out in support of decomissioning this pipeline that carries crude oil through the Straits of Mackinac.

We will have free giveaways and tons of information about the Line 5 issue.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1863081450577155/

Location: 
The Rock
Address: 
East Lansing, Michigan 48824

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Funeral March for the ACA!

Date: 
Thu, Mar 23, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Congress will vote on Thursday for the new health care bill. The GOP wants to dissolve the ACA which would have devastating effects on millions of Americans. The ACA is a universal concern for all citizens. This march will demonstrate the gravity of losing affordable care.

Location: 
Grand River and Collingwood, East Lansing, MI

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Lansing Sex Trivia Night!

Date: 
Thu, Mar 30, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Let's talk about sex!

Bring your friends and join us at Reno's East on Thursday, March 30th for a night of sex trivia. Non tax-deductible donations benefit Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan, the statewide advocacy organization and voice of Michigan Planned Parenthood patients and supporters.

All ages are welcome. We hope to see you there!

$10 suggested donation for the event, however, if you wish to make a larger donation- this is a fundraiser after all! :) And there are prizes!

Location: 
Reno's East
Address: 
1310 Abbot Rd, East Lansing, Michigan 48823

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E.L. #Readyfor100 Meeting

Date: 
Tue, Mar 14, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

We're getting together a group to advocate that East Lansing move towards 100% clean, renewable energy. Come join us for discussion strategy planning, and food. This is our first meeting and ALL are welcome to attend. We will talk about different options for the municipality and what we can do as citizens.

We will meet at Hannah Community Center.

https://www.facebook.com/events/908997052576398/

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

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Drop The Charges Against The East Lansing 4! Fill The Courtroom!

Date: 
Wed, Mar 8, 2017 - 8:00am to 11:00am

On December 7th of 2016, Michigan State University President Simon welcomed alt-right fascist, Milo Yiannopoulos, to speak on campus. Naturally over 100 protesters showed up the day of the event to oppose Yiannopoulos. 7 protestors were arrested, with 6 of them having their charges dropped that night for insufficient evidence, leaving Seth Kalis as the only remaining protestor charged.

Location: 
East Lansing 54B District Court
Address: 
101 Linden Street, East Lansing, Michigan 48823

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End Partisan Gerrymandering In Michigan Forum

Date: 
Sun, Feb 19, 2017 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

End Partisan Gerrymandering In Michigan: What Is The Problem? How Do We Solve It? Michigan Election Reform Alliance (MERA) presents panelists Judy Karandjeff, Pres., League of Women Voters of Michigan (LWVMI), and Walt Sorg of Michigan Election Reform Alliance (MERA); Moderated by: Patrick Levine Rose

Due to great interest, we found a new, larger location:
East Lansing High School Union (Cafeteria)
Date: Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017, 3:00-5:00 p.m.
For further information, contact: patrickrose@michapp.com

Location: 
East Lansing High School

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Green Resistance for Social Justice

Date: 
Thu, Feb 9, 2017 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm

Green Resistance for Social Justice is a chance for students and community members to come together to write post cards both to their representatives in Congress as well as local elected officials, particularly the MSU Board of Trustees. This event is currently being hosted by MI Sierra Club and Green Alliance, a coaltion of student environmental groups at MSU.

Location: 
Dublin Square East Lansing

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MSPN: Winter Strategy Session

Date: 
Sun, Feb 5, 2017 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

MSU campus- room pending!

Join the MSPN for our Winter strategy session as we think about how student power wants to build into the Trump Era, and what long term work we want to take on! We dont just want to get back to a pre-trump era- we want to win and make our state BETTER.

Agenda:
1) debriefing the last few weeks- discussing the situation on the ground at campuses across the state

Location: 
Wells Hall: room A122: 619 Red Cedar Rd, East Lansing, MI 48824

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