Royal Oak

Royal Oak Democratic Club Monthly Meeting

Date: 
Sat, May 5, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:30am

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Our guest speaker will be Kristopher Banks, an expert in using social media to win elections. We learned during the last city election how important social media is in combatting untruths. Join us at this meeting so we can learn how we can use social media to help voters get complete and accurate information.

Imported from: http://detroit.activatehub.org/events/180769

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

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Does Global Warming Cause Hurricanes?

Date: 
Thu, Apr 26, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

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Join Professor Chris J. Poulsen, Chair and Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Michigan, for a talk and presentation on global warming. Global warming skeptics are especially welcomed.

Sponsored by club member Tom Allen and the Royal Oak Environmental Advisory Board. This event is free and open to the public.

Source of event info: Royal Oak Democratic Club email

Imported from: http://detroit.activatehub.org/events/179269

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

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MI Congressional District 11 Candidates Forum

Date: 
Sat, Apr 21, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

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Representative David Trott is retiring and the U.S. House District 11 seat is open! Become an informed voter before the August 7th primary election by joining us for the ONLY candidate's forum to include announced candidates from BOTH Democratic and Republican parties, as well as an independent candidate.

Confirmed candidates:
Kerry Bentivolio
Kristine Bonds
Tim Greimel
Suneel Gupta
Dan Haberman
Cooper Nye
Fayrouz Saad
Haley Stevens

Mike Kowall (Dropped Out)
Rocky Raczkowski (Dropped Out)

Location: 
Royal Oak Middle School
Address: 
709 N Washington Ave, Royal Oak, Michigan 48067

Transgender Day of Visibility - Flagship event

Date: 
Mon, Mar 26, 2018 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

City:

International Transgender Day of Visibility
Flagship Event

Monday, March 26
6:00 to 8:30pm

Five15 Media, Mojo, and More
515 South Washington Avenue
Royal Oak, MI 48067

​Transgender Michigan
invites you to celebrate

International Transgender Day of Visibility

Open Mic
Featuring poetry, storytelling, music, and more!

Refreshments available from Five15 $

https://www.facebook.com/events/1792945247403217/

Location: 
Five 15 Media Mojo & More, 515 S Washington Ave, Royal Oak, MI 48067, USA

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Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid on the Chopping Block!

Date: 
Sat, Apr 21, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

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This forum features some powerful speakers:

1. Nancy Altman, the President of Social Security Works and the Chair of the Strengthen Social Security Coalition. She's co-author of the book "Why Social Security Isn't Going Broke and How Expanding It will Help Us All".
2. U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell
3. Senator Debbie Stabenow (invited)
4. Michigan Senator Vincent Gregory
5. Marjorie Mitchell, Executive Dir. Michigan Universal Health Care Access Network

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

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Rev. Edward Pinkney: My Story & The Poor People's Campaign

Date: 
Sat, Mar 17, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

City:

Rev. Pinkney has fought for racial and economic justice in Benton Harbor and only recently was discharged from prison where he was sent on trumped up charges of fraud on a recall petition drive for a local mayor. Gray Panthers of Metro Detroit is hosting this presentation. Pinkney has taken leadership with the Poor Peoples Campaign in Michigan and will explain this moral movement. Co-sponsor: Democratic Socialists of America.

Source of info: MCHR email

Imported from: http://detroit.activatehub.org/events/172587

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

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Censorship: Banned Words In Our Government?

Date: 
Sat, Feb 17, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

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Gray Panthers invites the public to hear Jay Kaplan, staff attorney for LGBTQ Rights with the Michigan ACLU speak on a new form of censorship in which the Trump administration attempts to control the way we think about many issues by restricting use of words such words as diversity, entitlements, transgender people, the unborn and the environment.

Source of info: MCHR email

Imported from: http://detroit.activatehub.org/events/172583

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

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9th Congressional District Candidate Forum

Date: 
Sat, Apr 7, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

City:

Join us for a special event: a candidate forum featuring all four candidates for the Democratic nomination for 9th congressional district (Steve Bieda, Martin Brook, Andy Levin, and Ellen Lipton).

Are you having trouble deciding which of these excellent candidates should get your vote? This forum might help you decide.

Come hear which progressive policies these candidates support.

Imported from: http://detroit.activatehub.org/events/172456

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

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

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

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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.

Location: 
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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