Grand Rapids

GR Tenant Union Town Hall Meeting

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Thu, Apr 27, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Join us for a town hall meeting for the Grand Rapids Tenant Union. This is an opportunity for people to get infornation on renters rights and why a tenant union can help tenants fight for housing e will talk about the rising costs of rent, rent control and how a tenant union can fight gentrification.

The town hall meeting is free, open only to Tenants and allies. No landlords allowed. We will have food and drink.

Location: 
Garfield Park Community Gym
Address: 
2111 Madison Ave SE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49507

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Grand Rapids Activist Night

Date: 
Wed, Apr 19, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Join fellow reproductive justice warriors for PPAM's April Activist Night! We'll do an in depth legislative update, talk about the sub-committees we formed last month, and label condoms to help us get ready for the condom crawl on April 22nd!

Everyone is welcome to join us! Just give Christina.Soliz@ppmi.org or say you're "going" on this event so we know how much food to get!

https://www.facebook.com/events/1877375009168688/

Location: 
The Hub - ArtPrize

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War Doesn't Make Peace - Anti-Bombing March

Date: 
Sat, Apr 8, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

American imperialism costs real human lives! No more war for profit! No more senseless violence against innocents! No more acts of war without congressional approval! No more devastation of countries to secure their resources for American Big Business! This will not stand!

Location: 
Rosa Parks Circle
Address: 
Monroe Center, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503

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Meet Dr. Abdul El-sayed, a candidate for Governor of Mich.

Date: 
Fri, Apr 21, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Enjoy a beer and meet one of our candidates for governor of Michigan! Abdul is doctor from Detroit with Bernie's values. Mark Sellers, the owner of Grand Rapids Brewing Company, has offered this venue to us - thank you, Mark! Please tip your waiters and waitresses generously! Here's a great intro video: https://www.facebook.com/AbdulforMichigan/

https://www.facebook.com/events/1002479086554874/

Location: 
Grand Rapids Brewing Company
Address: 
1 Ionia Ave SW, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503

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Canvassing for the Grand Rapids Tenant Union

Date: 
Thu, Apr 13, 2017 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Join us to help distribute flyers inviting people to be part of the Grand Rapids Tenant Union. We have mapped out all of the renters in t Garfield Park area, so we will only be dropping flyers off at those houses. Tenants and Allies are welcome to canvass with us. We will be meeting at the Garfield Park Neighborhood Association Lodge and going door to door from there. The flyer will be inviting people to a community meeting on April 27 to join the Grand Rapids Tenant Union.

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

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Grand Rapids Water Protectors (very first!) Monthly Meeting

Date: 
Mon, Apr 10, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Meet your fellow GR area Water Protectors, and discuss upcoming events and actions.

https://www.facebook.com/events/180680215777417/

Location: 
Kava Kasa GR
Address: 
962 Cherry St SE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49506

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TransParent Allies

Date: 
Repeats every month on the 3 Saturday 12 times.
Sat, Jan 16, 2016 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Sat, Feb 20, 2016 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Sat, Mar 19, 2016 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Sat, Apr 16, 2016 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Sat, May 21, 2016 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Sat, Jun 18, 2016 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Sat, Jul 16, 2016 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Sat, Aug 20, 2016 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Sat, Sep 17, 2016 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Sat, Oct 15, 2016 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Sat, Nov 19, 2016 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Sat, Dec 17, 2016 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Transparent Allies is a safe environment for families and friends of transgender individuals. Networking with others, we share the experience of having a transgender person in our lives, providing allies with education, resources, advocacy, and support.

MEETINGS TAKE PLACE: THE 1ST TUESDAY OF EACH MONTH, 6:30-8PM, & THE 3RD SATURDAY OF EACH MONTH, 5-6:30PM

http://www.grlgbt.org/transparent/

Location: 
The LGBT Network Of West Michigan, southeast, 343 Atlas Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506, United States

GRCCL Monthly Meeting

Date: 
Thu, Apr 20, 2017 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm

This is the time that members meet to report on progress made during the month and discuss upcoming issues and events. If you would like to join one of our committees, this is the place to do it

https://www.facebook.com/events/909209532516097/

Location: 
1007 Lake Dr SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506-1536, United States

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Postcard Party

Date: 
Thu, Apr 20, 2017 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Come an hour early for our monthly meeting and join us as we write our Members of Congress about the important issues.

https://www.facebook.com/events/275207072933795/

Location: 
1007 Lake Dr SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506-1536, United States

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Black Lives Matter Vigil

Date: 
Wed, Apr 5, 2017 - 12:15pm to 12:45pm

Public witness next to Rosa Parks statue on the corner of Monroe Ave and Monroe Center. We meet during the lunch hour starting at 12:15pm to 12:45pm. All are welcome to join us. Our goal is to support the Black Lives Matter movement and build partnerships in the community with others who are seeking racial justice and equality. RevColleen Squires will bring signs. See you there!

https://www.facebook.com/events/784858485005693/

Location: 
Rosa Parks Circle
Address: 
Monroe Center, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503

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