Royal Oak

Issues & Ale: It’s Just Politics Election Year Preview

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Mon, Jan 22, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

City:

2017 was certainly an eventful year in politics, and 2018 promises to be more of the same. We have a race for governor and every statewide office in Michigan up for grabs, open Congressional seats across metro Detroit, key ballot issues, and national mid-term elections to look forward to.

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HopCat
Address: 
208 W. Fifth St., Royal Oak, Michigan 48067

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Let's Talk Transit

Date: 
Sat, Jan 20, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

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Access to a job, to food, to education, to worship and to play should be considered human rights. However, these rights can be denied without access to affordable transportation.

Hear Kristen Milefchik, a young social worker who was voted Miss Wheelchair 2015. She lives in Clarkston, a community that does NOT have access to public transportation. And she's doing something about it!

Location: 
Royal Oak Senior/Community Center: 3500 Marais, Royal Oak MI 48073 US

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Royal Oak Democratic Club January Meeting

Date: 
Sat, Jan 6, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:30am

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Our guest speaker will be Ken Whittaker of Michigan United. Ken will speak on the Earned Paid Sick Time ballot initiative, and give information about the Michigan People's Campaign Movement Politics Leadership Academy, a 33-hour course on how to run a political campaign. Join the Facebook event at https://www.facebook.com/events/655583824831577/ to help publicize our meeting on social media.

Imported from: http://detroit.activatehub.org/events/169318

Location: 
Royal Oak Senior Center | 3500 Marais Ave, Royal Oak, Michigan 48073

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DSA General Meeting

Date: 
Sat, Jan 6, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

City:

We will spend the first hour on updates and the second hour will be used to break out into committee and working groups. If you're interested in getting involved in DSA, this is a great meeting to attend!

See link above for details.

Imported from: http://detroit.activatehub.org/events/169262

Location: 
Royal Oak Senior/Community Center: 3500 Marais, Royal Oak MI 48073 US

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Royal Oak Democratic Club November Meeting

Date: 
Sat, Nov 4, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:30am

City:

Our guest speaker will be Erik Tungate, city manager of Oak Park. Mr. Tungate will share his opinion on the new downtown Royal Oak civic center development. Mr. Tungate will also address the challenges and successes of inner-ring suburbs like Royal Oak and Oak Park.

Imported from: http://detroit.activatehub.org/events/159460

Location: 
Royal Oak Senior Center | 3500 Marais Ave, Royal Oak, Michigan 48073

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Politics of the Environment (Sierra Club General Meeting)

Date: 
Thu, Nov 2, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

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Politics of the Environment is the focus of Sierra Club's General Meeting.

Mike Berkowitz, Legislative and Political Director, Sierra Club Michigan Chapter, will give an update on environmental-related legislative and political affairs in Michigan.

Location: 
Elks Lodge: 2401 E 4th St, Royal Oak MI 48067 US

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Royal Oak Unity March

Date: 
Wed, Sep 20, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

City:

Join Democratic Club members Melanie Macey and Marie Donigan at tomorrow's Royal Oak Unity March. The march was put together in response to the white supremacist and neo-nazi graffiti that was recently discovered in Royal Oak.

March begins at St. Johns Episcopal Church and ends at Royal Oak City Hall, travelling down 11 Mile.

Imported from: http://detroit.activatehub.org/events/153505

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St. John's Episcopal Church: 26998 Woodward, Royal Oak MI 48067 US

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Voter Suppression and its Impact on People of Color

Date: 
Sat, Oct 21, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

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Heaster Wheeler, former ED of the Detroit NAACP, will provide a presentation titled Voter Suppression and Its Impact on People of Color.
It will include public policy challenges such as photo ID, early voting, purging and no excuse absentee voting. Also, a discussion of voter disengagement, disillusionment, and declining voter participation.

Imported from: http://detroit.activatehub.org/events/152078

Location: 
Royal Oak Community Center: 3500 Marais Ave, Royal Oak MI 48073 US

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MEDICARE FOR ALL?!

Date: 
Sat, Sep 16, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

City:

Public invited to hear Sister Mary Ellen Howard, retired Cabrini Clinic administrator and health and water activist, speak on the campaign to build a Medicare for All health system. . For more information, call Randy Block at 248-549-5170.

Imported from: http://detroit.activatehub.org/events/147729

Location: 
Royal Oak Community Center: 3500 Marais Ave, Royal Oak MI 48073 US

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From Personal to Policy: Make Your Vote Matter

Date: 
Tue, Aug 8, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

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A Conversation about voting rights and redistricting. Hear from local speakers about why this issue matters now, and how it affects the vote you cast at the ballot box.

Moderator: Dr Kevin Deegan-Krause - Associate Professor of Political Science at Wayne State University, specializing in political parties and electoral systems and presenter on redistricting for Voters Not Politicians/Count MI Vote.

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Location: 
The Office Coffee Shop
Address: 
402 S Lafayette Ave, Royal Oak, Michigan 48067

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