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MI PPC Truth And Poverty Tour Kalamazoo

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Sat, Apr 27, 2019 - 3:00pm to 6:00pm

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The Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival is showing the real national emergency through state-led, nationally-coordinated Truth and Poverty Tours now being conducted in more than 30 states, including Michigan. These Tours, we are shining a light on the deep suffering caused by systemic racism, poverty, the war economy, and ecological devastation, which is being felt all over the country, challenging the immoral narrative that blames the poor for poverty and ignores the great abundance in our nation.

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Kalamazoo First Congregational UCC
Address: 
345 W Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49007

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May 6 General Meeting - SWMI DSA

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Mon, May 6, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

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The Southwest Michigan Democratic Socialists of America are holding our next general meeting on Monday, May 6, at 7 p.m. at the Vine Neighborhood association! All DSA members, prospective members and curious comrades are encouraged to attend!
Feel free to send us a Facebook message if you have any questions. See you there!

https://www.facebook.com/events/648655605607552/

Location: 
Vine Neighborhood Association
Address: 
814 S Westnedge, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008

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Free screening of "Fix It:" why we need Medicare for All!

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Thu, May 2, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

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Come to this free screening of "Fix it: healthcare at the tipping point:" this excellent 50 minute documentary breaks down why our healthcare system is so expensive and unfair, and why Medicare for All is the solution! Q&A discussion to follow. Come to the Van Deusen room on the 3rd floor of the library. This event is FREE and an EXCELLENT opportunity to learn more about Medicare for All.

https://www.facebook.com/events/2327960707528722/

Location: 
Kalamazoo Public Library
Address: 
315 S Rose St, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49007

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Kalamazoo Activist Night: DIY Menstrual Pad Workshop

Date: 
Wed, Apr 10, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

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Join Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan for a FREE workshop on DIY Cloth Pads. We are so excited to share this work with our supporters.

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Planned Parenthood: Kalamazoo Health Center
Address: 
4201 W Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49006

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Transgender Day of Visibility Celebration

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Thu, Mar 28, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

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In celebration of Trans Day of Visibility (TDOV), campus and community participants are invited to join in this celebration and show support for the transgender community. Activities will recognize the livelihood and empowerment that transgender individuals demonstrate daily around the globe. In addition, ideas and knowledge for addressing cissexism and transphobia will be shared. Campus partner: LBGT Student Services.

https://www.facebook.com/events/304160686889003/

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1003 Ring Road South, Kalamazoo, MI 49006, USA

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TDoV POTLUCK

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Sun, Mar 31, 2019 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm

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Transgender Week of Visibility
Transgender Day of Visibility (TDOV) is an annual event occurring on March 31st that celebrates and raises awareness for transgender and gender nonconforming people. This year, OutFront Kalamazoo is hosting a Transgender Week of Visibility here at our office beginning on Sunday, March 31st, and ending on Saturday, April 6th. Join us as we recognize the transgender and gender nonconforming population with three great events!

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OutFront Kalamazoo, 340 S Rose St, Kalamazoo, MI 49007, USA

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Democracy Reform Town Hall - Kalamazoo

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Sat, Mar 23, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

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In 2018, Michigan voters and Voters Not Politicians made history by passing a redistricting reform amendment with 61% of the vote to end gerrymandering.

Join Voters Not Politicians at a Democracy Reform Town Hall to learn more about Michigan’s new redistricting process and how you can participate. The group will also discuss other critical democracy reform issues to strengthen the democratic process through citizen action in Michigan.

Admission is free, and all Michiganders are welcome (including young ones)! However, SPACE IS LIMITED, so please RSVP!

Location: 
Kalamazoo First Congregational UCC
Address: 
345 W Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49007

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Kalamazoo Activist Night: State of Roe and Title X

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Mon, Mar 25, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

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Kavanaugh, the 2018 Election and the Title X Gag Rule – what does this all mean for Planned Parenthood and where do we go from here? Join Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan for an evening of discussion and vision setting around the biggest issues on our plate and the ways in which we are planning to take ACTION in 2019 to help protect access to safe, affordable and comprehensive reproductive healthcare.

All are welcome, no RSVP required. Light snacks and refreshments provided.

Location: 
Planned Parenthood: Kalamazoo Health Center
Address: 
4201 W Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49006

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DSA Medicare for All working group meeting

Date: 
Mon, Mar 18, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

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The Southwest Michigan Democratic Socialists of America are holding our first Medicare for All working group meeting at 7 p.m. March 18 at the Vine Neighborhood Association office. All are welcome to discuss the next steps in our push for healthcare as a human right!

https://www.facebook.com/events/2150928871653337/

Location: 
Vine Neighborhood Association
Address: 
814 S Westnedge, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008

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Women in County Government

Date: 
Tue, Mar 12, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

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Join us from 7-9PM in room 106 in the Bernhard Center for our weekly meeting! We will be joined by women currently serving on the Kalamazoo County Commission.

Come meet the WMU Dems and the wonderful women representing our county as we discuss county government, why representation matters, the path to holding public office, and many other topics!

https://www.facebook.com/events/550801078735944/

Location: 
Western Michigan University - Bernhard Center
Address: 
1903 W Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008

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