Lansing

Lansing Leadership Council

Date: 
Wed, May 9, 2018 - 6:15pm to 7:45pm

City:

Come join us for our bi-weekly leadership council! We will plan new ways to educate the community, push for better legislation, and help our own group learn from the community around us. Snacks will be provided, and new members are welcome!

https://www.facebook.com/events/567469323640375/

Location: 
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan
Address: 
115 W Allegan St, Lansing, Michigan 48933

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Nonviolent Moral Fusion Direct Action at Michigan State Capital

Date: 
Mon, May 14, 2018 - 11:30am to 4:00pm

City:

Michigan is just one of over 30 states across the country and Washington DC heading to their state capitals on May 14 to force a serious national examination of the enmeshed evils of systemic racism, systemic poverty, ecological devastation, and the war economy. Join us and the masses in standing with the folks doing nonviolent moral fusion direct action, as we show our elected leaders we will no longer allow the violence of poverty to keep poor and disenfranchised people down. It is time for a moral audit of this nation!

Location: 
Lansing Central United Methodist Church

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Poor People's Campaign

Date: 
Mon, May 14, 2018 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

City:

The "re-newed" Poor People's Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival is gearing up for "40 days of sustained. non-violent Moral Fusion Direct Action" starting with a Mass Demonstration and Direct Action at the Michigan State Capitol on Monday May14, 2018 and at over 40 other state Capitols and our Nation's Capitol in Washington, DC. Based on the efforts and Principles established by Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Location: 
Michigan State Capitol: Capitol Avenue at Michigan Avenue, Lansing Michigan 48933 US

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Promote the Vote- Lansing

Date: 
Tue, May 8, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

City:

Come, join us to talk civic engagement, voting rights, and organizing ahead of the 2018 Mid-Term elections. Appetizers provided. There will be a cash bar.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1727320387335031/

Location: 
Lansing Brewing Company
Address: 
518 E Shiawassee St, Lansing, Michigan 48912

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Intersectionality:

Campaign Kick Off

Date: 
Mon, Apr 30, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

City:

We need a representative who will stand with the many, not the few. A progressive, who will demand working people's voices are heard - and their demands met.

The time is now.

Join us this Monday to kick off this grassroots progressive campaign. This campaign is about all of us!

We will have special guest Attorney General nominee Dana Nessel speaking. We will also have pizza and other refreshments. Bring your friends and family for a fun night at The Fledge!

PARKING: Parking is available on the side streets.

Location: 
The Fledge
Address: 
1300 Eureka, Lansing, Michigan 48912

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Hearing on SB 897 is on Tomorrow, 9:00 a.m.!

Date: 
Wed, May 2, 2018 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

City:

Are you a social worker, medicaid recipient, member of a family in poverty, concerned citizen & ally? Our representatives in Lansing need to hear your voice!

SB 897 "Medicaid to Work" bill is scheduled for a hearing in the State House Appropriations Committee May 2nd at 9 a.m.. GOP leadership is known to post meetings at the last minute,

This hearing will be our ONLY chance to speak against this bill. Even if you don't want to speak, your presence makes it's own statement.

THEY DO NOT WANT TO SEE US. LET'S SHOW UP IN DROVES!

Location: 
Anderson House Office Building 124 North Capitol Avenue Lansing, MI 48933

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Voter Registration and Voter Rights Training

Date: 
Thu, Apr 26, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

City:

Lansing City Clerk Chris Swope is hosting a Voter Registration and Voting Rights Training due to increased interest from individuals and groups in registering voters and understanding voter’s rights.

At this training, interested groups or individuals; such as churches, neighborhood or student groups, can learn how to register voters correctly and understand the deadlines.

Furthermore, participants will also learn the facts related to frequently misunderstood information such as voter eligibility, absentee voting and more. Snacks and drinks will be provided.

Location: 
2500 S Washington Ave

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May Meeting

Date: 
Thu, May 10, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

City:

Strategies for passing an Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission & Ranked Choice Voting updates.

https://www.facebook.com/events/620704471610008/

Location: 
Capital Area District Library
Address: 
3500 S Cedar St, Lansing, Michigan 48910

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6th Annual Mamas' March

Date: 
Thu, May 10, 2018 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

City:

>>> Hope and Action Today Shapes Our Path for Tomorrow >>>

WHO? Mothers from across Michigan coming together in hope and action today to shape our path for tomorrow.

WHAT? A day of action at the Capitol to celebrate activist mamas and make legislative visits about the Mamas' Agenda and other issues that matter to mothers in Michigan.

WHY? 1) Moms should be sharing their stories on issues like access to paid sick days, affordable childcare, infant and maternal mortality, access to water and healthy food. We all have powerful stories to share.

Location: 
Lansing Central United Methodist Church
Address: 
215 N Capitol Ave, Lansing, Michigan 48933

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The People's Lobby Day

Date: 
Tue, May 22, 2018 - 9:30am to 3:30pm

City:

TO REGISTER CLICK>>> http://bit.ly/peopleslobby

Michigan United is headed to the Capitol to lobby the state government regarding the people's issues! We are engaging with elected officials around immigrant rights, criminal justice reform, universal family care and clean water. Join us for this monumental show of strength and solidarity in Lansing!

You must fill out this form to register:
http://bit.ly/peopleslobby

Location: 
Lansing, Michigan

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