Grand Rapids

Sign Waving Before the Debate

Date: 
Wed, Jun 20, 2018 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm

We've got our banner, bring your signs or make one and let's cheer THE MOST PROGRESSIVE candidate onto another amazing performance!! Abdul always excels, but he deserves our support in true "PROGRESSIVE GRAND RAPIDS STYLE!!" We're here, and we're changing this community to represent the 99% with the only candidate that can actually do it! Come join us!! Some will get in, but for those that won't, join us afterwards at the debate watch party at Grand Rapids Brewing, l Ionia, N.W., Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Location: 
Woodtv8
Address: 
120 College Ave SE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503

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Pride is Political: Rally and March

Date: 
Sat, Jun 16, 2018 - 11:00am to 12:30pm

11 AM - Veteran's Memorial Park
Duplicate: https://www.facebook.com/events/1581250318650219/

Location: 
Veterans Memorial Park
Address: 
101 E Fulton St, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503

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Injustice: A Community Discussion on Criminal Justice in West MI

Date: 
Wed, Jun 27, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Join us for an important discussion on the status of criminal justice reform in west Michigan. Hear from Grand Rapids Police Department Chief David Rahinsky, Kent County Prosecutor Chris Becker, ACLU Smart Justice staff, and community members.

Questions about the relationship between police, prosecutors, and citizens continue to dominate the American consciousness. This forum brings together community groups and public officials to discuss the causes and solutions to problems with criminal justice in Grand Rapids.

Location: 
Wealthy Theatre
Address: 
1130 Wealthy St SE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49506

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GRWP Meeting - July 2018

Date: 
Thu, Jul 12, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Join us for our monthly meeting on July 12th, at Riverside Park's BALL PARK ENTRANCE (**not boat launch 2). That's the one in the middle of the park. We'll meet at the blue roofed pavilion by the sports fields, where the pow wows and Grand River Water Festival are held.

We do have an alternate location planned in case of inclement weather, please keep an eye on this page if the weather report is calling for rain.

Location: 
Riverside Park
Address: 
2001 Monroe Ave NE,, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49505

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Organizing Rally WITH Dr. Abdul El-Sayed

Date: 
Sun, Jun 10, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Come meet the next governor of Michigan and learn how we can help elect him! This is our chance to come together and support Dr. Abdul El-Sayed as the "people's choice" for Governor of the State of Michigan. As progressives, we must fight establishment politics and make certain that we secure the nomination of Abdul. We know that when we work together we are a force that can't be stopped! Bring a Progressive friend and come join the fun. There are many ways you can help!! Together, we can do this!!

Location: 
1 Ionia Ave SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-4113, United States

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Come canvass with us for Medicare for All!

Date: 
Fri, Jun 1, 2018 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm

Come join us for our second Medicare for All canvass! We knocked on almost 100 doors for our first canvass and had great discussions with folk about health insurance and health care. If you've never canvassed before, don't worry. It's fun! We'll start with a brief training, and you'll have a buddy with whom to canvass. If you're (literally or not) sick and tired of the current state health insurance and health care, this is a great opportunity to have some conversations with others about it, and spread the word about Medicare for All.

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

Running for Office as a Black & Brown Leader

Date: 
Thu, Jun 21, 2018 - 8:00am to 9:00am

The Urban Core Collective [UCC] is committed to ending systemic racism and uplifting the talents, leadership, and voice of leaders of color.

Mastermind sessions provide safe places for unabridged dialogue, learning, and exchange.

Our featured storytellers are:

Kristian Grant, Joe Jones, Senita Thompson Lenear, Milinda Ysasi Castanon

+ a delicious continental breakfast.
[proceeds will go to support Urban Core Collective Organizations & Transformational Leadership Alumni initatives]

Location: 
Baxter Community Center
Address: 
935 Baxter St SE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49506

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Grand Rapids United Progressives Monthly Meeting

Date: 
Wed, Jun 6, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Come join us for a information packed meeting with the longest lasting progressive group in town!! We have the best of the best!! Bring a snack to share and whatever you want to drink. New members welcome!!

https://www.facebook.com/events/1057231141116478/

Location: 
1301 Brookview Dr NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49505-3405, United States

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RED ALERT - Protest for Net Neutraility

Date: 
Mon, May 14, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Protest for Net Neutrality at Justin Amash's office - Ste. 460
Please call Congress and tell your lawmakers to overturn the FCC and restore net neutrality:

Call Now: 858-264-0403

https://www.facebook.com/events/575310986201627/

Location: 
Gerald R. Ford Federal Court House
Address: 
110 Michigan St NW, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503

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General Meeting + May chapter meeting

Date: 
Sat, May 19, 2018 - 5:00pm to 7:30pm

In case you hadn't heard--we're a chapter now! Therefore this meeting begins with our General Meeting at 5pm where we will (hopefully) be electing our chapter officers, including co-chairs, secretary, treasurer and social media coordinator. The General Meeting will be followed by our regular May chapter meeting. We have a lot to talk about, including:

*M4A Town Hall and canvassing
*The Poor People's Campaign
*SESTA/FOSTA
*supporting local union organizing
*getting social!

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

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