Royal Oak

Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid on the Chopping Block!

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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

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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

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

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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

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

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Censorship: Banned Words In Our Government?

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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

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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.

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HopCat
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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

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

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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

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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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