Grand Rapids

Annual General Chapter Meeting (Election of Officers)

Date: 
Sat, Jan 4, 2020 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Join us for our annual general chapter meeting that takes place in early January where we will elect new officers. We'll also have the same agenda as other chapter meetings do with updates from working groups, statuses on upcoming events, and to discuss new ideas from fellow members and hear new ones.

We will have an open door at 6:00pm to welcome new members and get to know one another informally before the meeting proper starts at 7:00pm.

Location: 
Eastown Community Association
Address: 
415 Ethel Ave SE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49506

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Ecosocialist Working Group

Date: 
Mon, Dec 23, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

The Ecosocialist Working Group is cultivating a just & ecologically-oriented future for all by strengthening grassroots coalitions and campaigning for environmentally sound policies.
Eastown Community Association is ramp-accessible and has a gender neutral bathroom. Public parking in the lot across the street. Please enter via the side entrance up the ramp--not the front door.

https://www.facebook.com/events/648289042372192/

Location: 
Eastown Community Association
Address: 
415 Ethel Ave SE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49506

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Fundraiser for Movimiento Cosecha GR!

Date: 
Thu, Dec 19, 2019 - 4:00pm to Fri, Dec 20, 2019 - 12:00am

On Thursday December 19, join us for a holiday benefit! 30% of the entire night's sales will be donated to Movimiento Cosecha GR. Cosecha is a nonviolent movement fighting for permanent protection, dignity, and respect for the 11 million undocumented immigrants in the United States. We support licenses for all!

Cosecha Allies will hold a reception from 5-7 pm with information, T-Shirts, and zines for sale. Catering has been generously donated by Tacos El Cunado at the Downtown Market!

Location: 
The Meanwhile
Address: 
1005 Wealthy St SE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49506

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Public Engagement Meeting: Township Hall

Date: 
Wed, Dec 4, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Please join us for a public engagement meeting regarding the potential purchase of 5920 Tahoe Drive SE, Cascade Township for a new Township Hall.

Progressive AE and the Township will present information and suggested next steps for Township Hall and the fire stations. The public is encouraged to attend, ask questions and provide feedback.

Location: 
Kent District Library - Cascade Township Branch
Address: 
2870 Jacksmith Ave SE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49546

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Vamos por nuestras licencias! Let’s get our licences !

Date: 
Tue, Nov 12, 2019 - 6:45pm to 9:45pm

**English below**

Le llego la hora a la ciudad de Grand Rapids a que muestre su apoyo a la comunidad inmigrante.

Este Martes 12 de Noviembre nos reuniremos en la alcaldía de la ciudad para exigir que la ciudad pase una resolución a favor de las licencias de manejar.

Necesitamos poner presión como comunidad, así que necesitamos que se hagan presente ese día. Venganse con sus amigos, familiares, conocidos, etc!

¿Contamos con tu apoyo?
🚗 🚗 🚗

Location: 
300 Monroe Ave NW, Grand Rapids, Michigan

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Regular Monthly Chapter Meeting

Date: 
Sat, Dec 7, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Join us for our monthly regular chapter meeting that takes place on the first Saturday of every months. We'll have updates from working groups, statuses on upcoming events, and to discuss new ideas from fellow members and hear new ones.

We will have an open door at 6:00pm to welcome new members and get to know one another informally before the meeting proper starts at 7:00pm.

Location: 
Eastown Community Association
Address: 
415 Ethel Ave SE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49506

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Grand Rapids Climate Strike

Date: 
Fri, Dec 6, 2019 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

The September 20th Climate Strike was the largest day of action for climate justice ever. On December 6th, people across America will join a national #ClimateStrike to take the momentum from September to our elected officials' doorsteps.

Join Sunrise Movement GR for a rally and speakers at Ah-Nab-Awen park followed by a march through downtown Grand Rapids. RSVP at bit.ly/grclimatestrike to get updates!

https://www.facebook.com/events/2437996023185479/

Location: 
Ah-Nab-Awen-Park
Address: 
299 Pearl St NW, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49504

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Grand Rapids PPAM Birthday Party

Date: 
Wed, Oct 23, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Please join us at Wealthy Street Theater's Annex Space to celebrate Planned Parenthood's birthday! We are throwing a Reproductive Justice themed bash to celebrate 103 years of Planned Parenthood. We will have all sorts of goodies, games, and even birthday cake. We can't wait to see you there! If you have any dietary restrictions, accessibility needs, or any other comments, concerns or questions- please feel free to email Becca Rogers at becca.rogers@ppmi.org.

Location: 
1110 Wealthy St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506-1543, United States

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Non-Violent Civil Disobedience Training

Date: 
Thu, Oct 17, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Join us for this important training on using the Direct Action tactic of Civil Disobedience. The training will cover some history, legal issues, preparing for an arrest and other necessary non-arrestable roles needed when civil disobedience actions take place.
This training is specifically for our larger Abolish ICE campaign, but the tactic of civil disobedience can be used in the current struggles against Climate Change, resisting White Supremacy, fighting Line 5 or resisting any form of injustice.

Location: 
Plymouth United Church of Christ, Grand Rapids
Address: 
4010 Kalamazoo Ave SE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49508

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Voter Registration Drive at Cherry Street Health Center

Date: 
Thu, Oct 3, 2019 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Are you registered to vote? We have partnered with the Grand Rapids Unit of the League of Women Voters of the Kalamazoo Area, a non-partisan organization, to host a voter registration and education event.

Did you know that all Michiganders can now vote via absentee ballot from the comfort of their own home? Stop by to find out more information and to complete a form to be placed on the permanent absentee voter list so you can cast your vote without having to go to the polls on Election Day.

Location: 
550 Cherry St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-4748, United States

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