Lansing

Endorsement Meeting: Round 1

Date: 
Sat, Jan 20, 2018 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm

City:

The executive committee of the Progressive Caucus of the Michigan Democratic Party will be reviewing and voting on endorsements based on candidate responses, forums and membership survey responses.

Executive Committee members are the only ones with voting power, but we welcome the public and our members to join us to weigh in. Please be considerate of the time as we only have 3 hours to review over 40 candidates.

We will be meeting at the Capital Area District Library downtown Lansing in Meeting Room A in the basement. Stairs or elevator will get you there!

Location: 
Capital Area District Libraries
Address: 
Downtown Branch

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Building the Movement Pt 2

Date: 
Wed, Jan 24, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

City:

Meet Grant Michael Bradley, candidate for 68th State House!

Meet Alec Findlay, candidate for 67th State House!

We got a ton of ideas together for a FUNdraiser for Abdul for Governor. This will be a good chance to come together to see our progress & what else we need to do to make this event successful!

Afterward we will likely socialize at Midtown Brewing Co.

Location: CADL - Library downtown, meeting room is in the basement - MEETING ROOM C (end of the hall)

Location: 
Capital Area District Libraries
Address: 
Downtown Branch

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Meetings Not Bombs!

Date: 
Thu, Jan 25, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

City:

Planning meeting for Saturday food distro, food sourcing, and other business.

https://www.facebook.com/events/559133171103073/?event_time_id=559133174436406

Location: 
Everybody Reads, Books and Stuff
Address: 
2019 E Michigan Ave, Lansing, Michigan 48912

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Community Self-Defense Public Panel Discussion

Date: 
Fri, Jan 19, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

City:

All across the country people are fighting back. In the wake of Trump’s election, there has been a surge of resistance, both within the u.s. borders and across the entire globe.

Location: 
Lansing Public Media Center
Address: 
2500 S Washington Ave, Lansing, Michigan 48910

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Prevailing Wage Support Rally, Lobby Day

Date: 
Wed, Jan 10, 2018 - 8:00am to 3:00pm

City:

LANSING – A rally is scheduled for 8 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 10 at the State Capitol Building in Lansing to show support for the state’s prevailing wage law. The Capitol is near 124 Capitol Avenue, Lansing MI 48933.

“Let the people decide” is the theme – Michigan voters, not the state Legislature should ultimately decide on whether the Michigan Prevailing Wage Act is retained.

Location: 
Michigan State Capitol
Address: 
124 Capitol Avenue, Lansing MI 48933

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IM8-Ingham Monthly meeting

Date: 
Wed, Jan 10, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

City:

Our speaker will be Kody Vitale (regional political organizer at the Michigan Democratic Party) and he will speak on flipping MI8 from red to blue!

If you would like to bring cookies or a treat to share, please post in the comment section.

https://www.facebook.com/events/161968031077904/

Location: 
Capital Area District Library, Downtown location, meeting rooms B and C

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Shut Down Line 5! Snyder / Schuette Accountability Rally

Date: 
Thu, Dec 21, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

City:

WE NEED A HUGE TURNOUT FOR THIS EVENT!

Governor Snyder made a deal with an oil company (Enbridge) puts the Great Lakes at risk. He's making moves to tunneling under Lake Michigan, and exploring other high-risk 'alternatives' rather than decommissioning this dangerous pipeline.

Location: 
100 N Capitol Ave, Lansing, MI 48933-1363, United States

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Unrig the System - Michigan

Date: 
Thu, Jan 25, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

City:

Presentations include:
"Follow the Money" by Craig Mauger, Michigan Campaign Finance Network
"Spoiled Elections in Michigan" (and how to fix them) by Hugh McNichol IV
"Gerrymandering" Shari Levine Rose, Voters Not Politicians

https://www.facebook.com/events/954688101361697/

Location: 
Capital Area District Libraries
Address: 
401 S Capitol Ave (Headquarters), Lansing, Michigan 48933

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Women's March Michigan 2018: Power to the Polls!

Date: 
Sun, Jan 21, 2018 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm

City:

Michiganders will unite one year later at the steps of the state Capitol on January 21, 2018 at 2pm, to celebrate the strides we've made so far and to make plans to build our future. This event is free and open to the public!

Please donate to make this event happen: https://www.youcaring.com/womensmarchmichigan-1025897

Location: 
Michigan State Capitol

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To Live and Love We Must Fight: Solidarity & Defense Conference

Date: 
Fri, Jan 19, 2018 - 6:00pm to Sun, Jan 21, 2018 - 12:00am

City:

All across the country people are fighting back. In the wake of Trump’s election, we have seen a surge of resistance, both within the u.s. borders and across the entire globe.

In the spirit of furthering these various anti-authoritarian movements and to build our collective capacity for community self-defense, Solidarity & Defense is hosting a conference in Lansing, Michigan on January 19-21, 2018.

Location: 
Lansing Public Media Center

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