Grand Rapids

Community Speak Out X2

Date: 
Fri, Mar 17, 2017 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm

**date change: the Speak Out is now Friday, March 17th**

Community members are invited to continue organizing around housing justice in another Community Speak Out.

same place, same time, DIFFERENT style

There will various opportunities to discuss, learn and share based on topics shared at the first Speak Out.

Location: 
Baxter Community Center
Address: 
935 Baxter SE (use Bemis St entrance), Grand Rapids, MI

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Grand Rapids Tenant Union Meeting

Date: 
Thu, Mar 16, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

This meeting is specifically for those who are renters, those who believe they pay too much and have landlords or property management companies who take advantage of them or do not take care of the property.

This meeting is to discuss tactics and strategies for those wanting justice for tenants. We will discuss ways we can collectively pressure landlords and property management companies to get the fairness and justice we all deserve.

The Grand Rapids Tenant Union is part of Grand Rapids Homes for All

Location: 
Garfield Park Neighborhoods Association
Address: 
334 Burton St SE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49507

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Rapid Response to ICE Training

Date: 
Sat, Mar 18, 2017 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

For those who want to stand in solidaity with the immigrant community, this training provides a great opportunity to do just that. The Rapid Response to ICE training is part of the West Michigan Sanctuary movement's effort to involve allies in the fight against the repressive practice of detaining, arresting and deporting immigrants that ultimately destroys families.

Location: 
Hope Reformed Church
Address: 
2010 Kalamazoo Ave SE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49507

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Line 5 Pipeline Postcard Party

Date: 
Wed, Mar 29, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

The US Forest Service is accepting comments regarding the permiting of Enbridge's Line 5 pipeline through an 11.5 mile section of the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest in Bayfield County, Wisconsin.

Line 5 could potentially cease operations and be decomissioned if the permit allowing an easement through Chequamegon-Nicolet is not renewed.

This event is in support of a wider coordinated effort led by Ashland Action Network.

Location: 
Fountain Street Church
Address: 
24 Fountain St NE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503

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Grand Rapids United Progressives Meeting

Date: 
Thu, Mar 16, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Come join fellow Berniecrats as we plan to take the necessary steps to return this government to representing the people of this country. We're passionate, nice and a great group to be around. Bring a snack to share and whatever you want to drink. Mingling happens afterward!!

https://www.facebook.com/events/199934057157747/

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

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Surviving the Trumpocalypse III

Date: 
Sat, Mar 11, 2017 - 12:30pm to 3:00pm

A Work Session on Surviving the Trumpocalypse III
Where: March 11, Saturday, 12:30-3:00 pm.
Place: Fountain Street Church
Parking: Community College Structure

Schedule
12:30: Mingling (after the St. Patrick's Day Parade)
1:00: Program Starts: Presentation on the Past and Future of Democrats and Progressives in Kent County
1:45: Breakout Sessions
3:00: Program Ends

Location: 
Fountain Street Church
Address: 
24 Fountain Street NE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503

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Redistricting Reform Town Hall - Grand Rapids

Date: 
Thu, Mar 16, 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 holding one in Grand Rapids!

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: 
Donnelly Conference Center at Aquinas College, 157 Woodward Lane SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506

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Budget & Healthcare Training

Date: 
Tue, Feb 28, 2017 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm

Jenny Kinne from the Michigan League for Public Policy will be providing a free training on the state budget. She will review the current state of our budget, as well as the Governor's proposed 2017-18 budget. Special emphasis will be placed on healthcare funding. No matter what causes you are active in, our state budget affects you and those who you care about. Healthy communities are well-funded communities.

Location: 
Disability Advocates of Kent County

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Black Lives Matter Vigil

Date: 
Repeats every month on the first Wednesday 52 times.
Wed, Jan 4, 2017 - 12:15pm to 12:45pm
Wed, Feb 1, 2017 - 12:15pm to 12:45pm
Wed, Mar 1, 2017 - 12:15pm to 12:45pm
Wed, Apr 5, 2017 - 12:15pm to 12:45pm
Wed, May 3, 2017 - 12:15pm to 12:45pm
Wed, Jun 7, 2017 - 12:15pm to 12:45pm
Wed, Jul 5, 2017 - 12:15pm to 12:45pm
Wed, Aug 2, 2017 - 12:15pm to 12:45pm
Wed, Sep 6, 2017 - 12:15pm to 12:45pm
Wed, Oct 4, 2017 - 12:15pm to 12:45pm
Wed, Nov 1, 2017 - 12:15pm to 12:45pm
Wed, Dec 6, 2017 - 12:15pm to 12:45pm
Wed, Jan 3, 2018 - 12:15pm to 12:45pm
Wed, Feb 7, 2018 - 12:15pm to 12:45pm
Wed, Mar 7, 2018 - 12:15pm to 12:45pm
Wed, Apr 4, 2018 - 12:15pm to 12:45pm
Wed, May 2, 2018 - 12:15pm to 12:45pm
Wed, Jun 6, 2018 - 12:15pm to 12:45pm
Wed, Jul 4, 2018 - 12:15pm to 12:45pm
Wed, Aug 1, 2018 - 12:15pm to 12:45pm
Wed, Sep 5, 2018 - 12:15pm to 12:45pm
Wed, Oct 3, 2018 - 12:15pm to 12:45pm
Wed, Nov 7, 2018 - 12:15pm to 12:45pm
Wed, Dec 5, 2018 - 12:15pm to 12:45pm
Wed, Jan 2, 2019 - 12:15pm to 12:45pm
Wed, Feb 6, 2019 - 12:15pm to 12:45pm
Wed, Mar 6, 2019 - 12:15pm to 12:45pm
Wed, Apr 3, 2019 - 12:15pm to 12:45pm
Wed, May 1, 2019 - 12:15pm to 12:45pm
Wed, Jun 5, 2019 - 12:15pm to 12:45pm
Wed, Jul 3, 2019 - 12:15pm to 12:45pm
Wed, Aug 7, 2019 - 12:15pm to 12:45pm
Wed, Sep 4, 2019 - 12:15pm to 12:45pm
Wed, Oct 2, 2019 - 12:15pm to 12:45pm
Wed, Nov 6, 2019 - 12:15pm to 12:45pm
Wed, Dec 4, 2019 - 12:15pm to 12:45pm
Wed, Jan 1, 2020 - 12:15pm to 12:45pm
Wed, Feb 5, 2020 - 12:15pm to 12:45pm
Wed, Mar 4, 2020 - 12:15pm to 12:45pm
Wed, Apr 1, 2020 - 12:15pm to 12:45pm
Wed, May 6, 2020 - 12:15pm to 12:45pm
Wed, Jun 3, 2020 - 12:15pm to 12:45pm
Wed, Jul 1, 2020 - 12:15pm to 12:45pm
Wed, Aug 5, 2020 - 12:15pm to 12:45pm
Wed, Sep 2, 2020 - 12:15pm to 12:45pm
Wed, Oct 7, 2020 - 12:15pm to 12:45pm
Wed, Nov 4, 2020 - 12:15pm to 12:45pm
Wed, Dec 2, 2020 - 12:15pm to 12:45pm
Wed, Jan 6, 2021 - 12:15pm to 12:45pm
Wed, Feb 3, 2021 - 12:15pm to 12:45pm
Wed, Mar 3, 2021 - 12:15pm to 12:45pm
Wed, Apr 7, 2021 - 12:15pm to 12:45pm
Location: 
Rosa Parks Circle Grand Rapids Michigan
Address: 
135 Monroe Center St NW, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503

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2017 Conference for the Great Lakes Areas of Concern Program

Date: 
Wed, Mar 29, 2017 - 12:00am to Fri, Mar 31, 2017 - 12:00am

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality announce that the website, agenda and registration for the annual conference for the Great Lakes Areas of Concern program is now available. The conference will be held Wednesday-Thursday, March 29-30, 2017 at the Eberhard Center, Grand Valley State University, in downtown Grand Rapids, MI. It will run from 9:30 am on Wednesday, March 29 until 12:30 pm on Thursday, March 30.

Location: 
Grand Rapids, MI, USA
Address: 
Eberhard Conference Center, 301 West Fulton Street, Suite 210 Grand Rapids, MI 49504

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