Grand Rapids

4/28 Ally Working Meeting

Date: 
Sun, Apr 28, 2019 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

The big May 1st March is coming up soon and there's a lot of work for allies to do. We're meeting every Sunday from 3 to 5pm to prep & coordinate this work. Check out bit.ly/may1stsupport for specific areas you can get involved in (fill this out even if you can't make the meetings; there's still work you can do).

Location: St. Stephen's School at 723 Rosewood SE, near the corner of Franklin and Plymouth Ave. Entrance #5.

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723 Rosewood Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506-2831, United States

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Cosecha Crowd Safety Training (Calvin)

Date: 
Wed, Apr 24, 2019 - 5:00pm to 7:30pm

Training is in room 280.
As we build up to the big May 1st March, Cosecha GR needs people, especially allies who can be trained as marshals for actions that Cosecha GR organizes. The role of marshals is to keep people safe from violence, the violence of racist individuals, hate groups and police.

The trainings last 2.5 hours and include a lot of role playing, so that people can be better prepared to deal with a number of circumstances we may face.

Location: 
Spoelhof Fieldhouse Complex (SFC)
Address: 
Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49546

Grand Rapids United Progressives Monthly Meeting

Date: 
Wed, Apr 17, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Come join some great progressives for our monthly meeting and get to know Emily Rafi, who will be running against Justin Amash and get to know some of the best people around. We're Bernie Sanders supporters and active in our community. Bring a snack to pass and whatever you want to drink. GO BERNIE!!

https://www.facebook.com/events/2279778185676069/

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

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Campaign School 101

Date: 
Sun, Apr 28, 2019 - 3:00pm to 5:30pm

Are you a progressive thinking about running for office in 2019 or 2020, but are unsure about the mysterious process of campaigning? Or do you want to know more about campaigns so you can be a better super-volunteer? We've got the "school" for you!

Candidate and Campaign School 201 by the One Michigan Alliance.

Location: 
GVSU Pew Campus, DeVos Center, Room 107D, 401 Fulton St W, Grand Rapids, MI 49504

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Community Relations and Racial Equity Committee Meeting

Date: 
Wed, Apr 3, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Welcome to the NOBL’s Community Relations and Racial Equity Committee! This will be our first meeting, orienting to the group's defined scope of work, understanding definitions, and starting on a local power analysis. You can read a description of the committee's role below. Feel free to come check out the meeting and/or commit to joining this group now.

Location: 
Nobl GR
Address: 
700 Clancy Ave NE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503

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Protest 45: Return of Baby Trump Balloon

Date: 
Thu, Mar 28, 2019 - 4:00pm to 8:00pm

Please share your photos and videos, thanks!
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Stage line-up
4:30 PM Dean Madonia Acoustic sing-along
5:15 PM Karen Dunnam Welcome / Kick-off
5:20 PM Karen Dunnam Star Spangled Banner
5:25 PM Claude Taylor Rally Cry / MadDog PAC
5:30 PM Mick Lane Acoustic Musical Act
5:45 PM Dahn Brickner TrumPutin Act
6:00 PM State Rep. Rachel Hood Enviroment / PFAS / Water Quality
6:10 PM Cathy Albro Rural Progressives

Location: 
Rosa Parks Circle Ice Rink
Address: 
135 Monroe Center St NW, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503

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Protest Trump in Grand Rapids! #notwelcomehere

Date: 
Thu, Mar 28, 2019 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm

**We are united to STOP TRUMP’S AGENDA!**

Trump will be holding a rally at the Van Andel Arena in downtown Grand Rapids on March 28th.

Join us in saying "Trump is not welcome here!"

We will begin at 4pm in front of Van Andel Arena. This is the Fulton side of the building. Look for red flags and a banner!

This is when the doors open for the event, so Trump's supporters will already be lining up. Organizers will speak briefly at 5pm.

**What We Stand For:**

We stand against racist, anti-Immigrant, and anti-Muslim attacks!

Location: 
Van Andel Arena

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Protest Trump's Visit In Grand Rapids, MI.

Date: 
Thu, Mar 28, 2019 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm

Thursday, 03/28/2019, 4 PM-7PM - VanAndel Center, downtown Grand Rapids. Bring a sign. Bring a friend. #NotWelcomeHere

Location: 
Van Andel Arena
Address: 
130 Fulton St W, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503

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Kent County Dems Meet Up!

Date: 
Tue, Apr 16, 2019 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm

The Kent County Dems are hosting a Dems meet up at City Built Brewing! Interested in what our party does and who we are? Come ready to eat, drink, and talk all things Democrats. Let's celebrate that we have more in common than we have differences!

https://www.facebook.com/events/2303242033268416/

Location: 
City Built Brewing Company
Address: 
820 Monroe Avenue NW suite 155, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503

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Organized Labor & the New Economy wsg David Takitaki

Date: 
Thu, Mar 28, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Part II of the Bridge from Organized Labor to Equity series.

Organized by

ATU Local 836
Equity PAC
Fight Back News!
Michigan Operating Engineers
Grand Rapids Chapter of the A. Philip Randolph Institute
Hispanic Center of West Michigan
Progressive Women's Alliance
Urban Core Collective
Declare Detroit
D4 (Doing Development Differently in Metro Detroit)
Latino Community Coalition

Program

6pm Networking/Drinks

Location: 
Creston Brewery
Address: 
1504 Plainfield Avenue Northeast, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49505

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