Kalamazoo

Transgender Day of Remembrance

Date: 
Sun, Nov 18, 2018 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

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Join us November 18th as we remember those we lost due to hate and violence against the transgender community. Together we will Mourn, Honor, and Celebrate their authentic lives.
ALL ARE WELCOME

So far in 2018, 22 trans people have been murdered. Their lives matter.

Location: 
People's Church
Address: 
1758 N 10th St, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49009

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End ICE Holds Town Hall

Date: 
Wed, Nov 14, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

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Join us at this town hall meeting where we have asked Sheriff Fuller to present the No ICE Holds policy that he and his department have been working for months.

Come join us for dinner at 5:30 pm
Program will start promptly at 6:00 pm.

We have partnered with the YWCA Kalamazoo and Justice For Our Neighbors (JFon) on this event. After the town hall, we invite you to stay for the presentations our partners will have regarding immigration, human trafficking, and trauma.

Location: 
YWCA Kalamazoo
Address: 
353 E Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49007

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Coordinated Canvass with the KCDP

Date: 
Sat, Oct 13, 2018 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

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Join us every Saturday at the Kalamazoo County Democratic Party Headquarters to canvass for our local candidates! We will send canvassers out at at 10 AM and 1 PM. A brief training session will happen before each shift. Bring your friends and walking shoes!

Sign up here: https://events.mobilizeamerica.io/kalamazoodems/event/11071/

https://www.facebook.com/events/280702232657023/

Location: 
Kalamazoo County Democratic Party
Address: 
3254 S Westnedge Ave, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008

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MkNAACP "Embrace the Call to Action" VOTE Comm-UNITY Cook-Out!

Date: 
Sat, Sep 29, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

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Metropolitan Kalamazoo NAACP welcomes and invites ALL NAACP Members and the Kalamazoo CommUNITY at large to SAVE the DATE for are 2nd Annual "Embrace the Call to Action" CommUNITY Cook-Out!

With 2018 being an Election year and Michigan being a battleground State, as well as being in alignment with the National NAACP priority, this year the theme of our 2nd Annual Cook-Out is, "Embrace the Call to Action. VOTE".

Location: 
Farell Park
Address: 
809 N Rose St, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49007

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Nonviolence Skills Training

Date: 
Sat, Sep 29, 2018 - 9:00am to 3:30pm

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Please join us for this training led by Meta Peace Team, a Michigan-based internationally recognized resource for nonviolent conflict resolution! The cost is $30 for community members and $5 for students.
Gain practice in specific skills & tools that are useful both in conflict intervention situations and in daily life.
Learn how to de-escalate a potentially violent situation.
Assertive, active nonviolence has been proven to be effective.
meta peace team info: http://www.metapeaceteam.org

Location: 
Skyridge Church of The Brethren
Address: 
394 S Drake Rd, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49009

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Rescheduled, Due to emergency homeless situation till sept 9th

Date: 
Sun, Sep 9, 2018 - 11:00am to 2:00pm

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This is an organized event to start sending supplies to support the Camp in northern Michigan fighting line 5. It is intended to both become an ongoing process, and hopefully ignite other communities to begin organizing locally to support the fight for the great lakes and to organize local community together. We will have space for donations and also teaching and activities happening. .

an updated list of needs will begin to be posted on top, and updated as received. Please contact to get involved.

Location: 
City Hall
Address: 
241 W South St, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49007

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Oil out of Water, Upton out of Office

Date: 
Thu, Jul 26, 2018 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

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In 2010, one of the largest inland oil spills in US history impacted Kalamazoo County when Enbridge’s Line 6B ruptured, spewing nearly 1 million gallons of oil into the Kalamazoo River. People were forced to evacuate their homes, jobs were lost, ecosystems were destroyed, and the safety of our water was threatened.

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Downtown Kalamazoo (TBD)

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Stand Against Racism 2018: The State of Racial Justice

Date: 
Fri, Jun 1, 2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

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YWCA Kalamazoo is excited to collaborate with TRHT Kalamazoo on our signature campaign, Stand Against Racism. This year's theme is The State of Racial Justice, a platform to share what has been happening during TRHT Kalamazoo's first year and build community amongst those who work for racial justice and raise awareness about the impacts of institutional and structural racism in our community.

https://www.facebook.com/events/459985351098260/

Location: 
YWCA Kalamazoo
Address: 
353 E Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49007

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Juneteenth Celebration of Freedom

Date: 
Sat, Jun 16, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

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Soul Artistry LLC, will host a celebration to commemorate the history of Juneteenth on Saturday, June 16, 2018. The event will take place at the Kalamazoo Public Library Central location Van Deusen Room from 1:00-4:00pm. This family friendly event is free and open to all ages. The event will include live performances, vendors, youth activities and more.
Juneteenth is a celebration created by African-Americans to help commemorate the emancipation of slavery. The celebration is held every year on the 19th of June as on that day in 1865, slavery was abolished.

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

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Kalamazoo Activist Night: Summer Outreach Training

Date: 
Tue, May 29, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

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**DATE CHANGED to 5/29/18**

It’s that time of year again! Summer outreach tabling season is here and the calendar in West Michigan is quickly filling up with Pride festivals, block parties and various community health fairs (plus more!)

We need YOU, our dedicated Planned Parenthood volunteers, to sweat out the season with us this summer! So, whether you’ve volunteered with us in the past, or you’re new to our movement, this volunteer training is for YOU.

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

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