Lansing

How Housing Changed My Life

Date: 
Wed, Jul 26, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

City:

Every year, tens of thousands of Michiganders experience homelessness or are at risk of experiencing homelessness. Without services from federally funded programs, these individuals may not receive the support they need to access housing. Join us on the capitol steps in Lansing to hear these personal stories of homelessness and rally for increased federal funding for HUD programs.

Location: 
Michigan State Capitol
Address: 
110 N Capitol Ave, Lansing, Michigan 48933

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Benefit for J20 Inauguration Defendants

Date: 
Wed, Jul 19, 2017 - 9:00pm to Thu, Jul 20, 2017 - 2:00am

City:

Lansing Solidarity and Defense presents
A Benefit for J20 Inauguration Protest Defendants
Wednesday July 19 at Mac's Bar.
performances by:
Half Tongue
MikeyyAustin
Bad Infinity
MAN VS WILD
$5-$20 cover. All proceeds go to defendants legal expenses.
https://www.facebook.com/solidarityndefense/

https://www.facebook.com/events/464243993935894/

Location: 
Mac's Bar
Address: 
2700 E Michigan Ave, Lansing, Michigan 48912

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Flint Carpool/Caravan to State Membership Meeting

Date: 
Sat, Aug 5, 2017 - 7:30am to 9:00pm

City:

We will carpool/caravan to the State Membership Meeting of the Green Party of Michigan. Meet in the parking lot of Capitol Coney Island, off Van Slyke in Flint (Near the GM plant) at 7:30am

https://www.facebook.com/events/1130771160399741/

Location: 
Capitol

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Protect MI Healthcare Town Hall

Date: 
Mon, Jul 17, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

City:

Recent news of potential changes to our healthcare system has led to public confusion. It may be hard to sort out what the current system offers, what the proposed changes to our healthcare system are, and how any change may affect you.

Please join State Representative Tom Cochran and a panel of healthcare experts for an open discussion about healthcare policy on July 17, 2017 at 6:30 PM, at the Robin Theatre in REO Town. Our diverse panelists will present their institutional perspectives and address questions and concerns of the audience. Hope to see you there!

Location: 
The Robin Theatre
Address: 
1105 S Washington Ave, Lansing, Michigan 48910

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Save Ormond Park

Date: 
Mon, Jul 10, 2017 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

City:

There is a special City Council Meeting on MONDAY JULY 10 AT 5 PM to consider Council's response to the mayor's destruction today of the trees of Ormond Park. Resolution will be introduced to sue the Mayor using outside counsel. We need lots of people there to help five council members get on board.

https://www.facebook.com/events/2050108098554057/

Location: 
Lansing City Council
Address: 
124 W Michigan Ave, Lansing, Michigan 48933

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Lansing Rally Against the American Healthcare Act

Date: 
Mon, Jul 10, 2017 - 11:00am to Tue, Jul 11, 2017 - 12:00pm

City:

WHAT: Rally against the AHCA / Bring your signs and voices!

WHEN: Monday, July 10th from 11 a.m. to Noon

WHERE: SEIU 517M (Across the Street from Sparrow Hospital) 1026 E. Michigan Avenue, Lansing

WHY: The Republican-backed healthcare plans kick millions off their health insurance, end Medicaid as we know it, and raise premiums on individuals and seniors. Congressman Mike Bishop, who represents Lansing in Washington D.C., should know better than to back these plans and needs to drop his support and support expanding access to affordable healthcare

Location: 
1026 E Michigan Ave, Lansing, MI 48912-1809, United States

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New Election Equipment Meet & Greet

Date: 
Tue, Jul 11, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

City:

Lansing City Clerk Chris Swope will host several Meet & Greet events the week of July 10, where the public is welcome to come out and try the new election equipment.

Attendees will be able to try out the new voting equipment, register to vote for the General Election in November, complete absentee voter applications and have all their election questions answered.

Location: 
South Washington Complex
Address: 
2500 S Washington Ave, Lansing, Michigan

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Election 20XX Town Hall

Date: 
Mon, Jul 17, 2017 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

City:

The Election 20XX Town Hall is an opportuity for the community to ask questions of candidates for the offices of Mayor City Clerk and City Council. The format will be a town hall with some questions selected in advance from your submissions and others drawn from the live audience. You will be able to submit your question when you register at: https://e20xxtownhall.eventbrite.com/

Location: 
Lansing Church-God In Christ, 5304 Wise Rd, Lansing, MI 48911, USA

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BLM New Member Orientation

Date: 
Sat, Jul 15, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

City:

Learn about the principles of Black Lives Matter Global Network and get involved in the transformation! You will be contacted with location within 24 hours of the meeting. To become a member of BLM Global Network you must identify as Black. There is an orientation for white advocates on the same day from 2-4pm. The registration info is on the Black Lives Matter Lansing Facebook page.

Location: 
115 W Allegan St, Lansing, MI 48933, USA

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Mayoral Candidate Forum

Date: 
Thu, Jul 6, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

City:

All registered candidates have been invited.
Confirmations have been received from Andy Schor, Judi Brown Clarke, Harold Leeman, & Michael Gillenkirk.

Location: 
Lansing Public Library

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