Ypsilanti

Black Ypsi: Recorded: Remembered

Date: 
Fri, Dec 2, 2016 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

City:

Parkridge Community Center is hosting the Black Ypsi: Recorded: Remembered this Friday December 2nd from 3 PM to 5 PM. This will be for the Ypsilanti's African American Heritage Signage. There will be a Project Community Conversation and Charette. Thisis an open house format which will be free to all the public, food will be provided.

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Parkridge Community Center

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Smart not scared: Security for political organizing

Date: 
Sat, Dec 10, 2016 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm

City:

A two part workshop on security for activists.

Part 1- Digital Security:

Location: 
Ypsilanti District Library

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Ypsilanti Police-Community Relations/ Black Lives Matter Meeting

Date: 
Mon, Nov 21, 2016 - 7:00pm to 11:00pm

City:

PUBLIC NOTICE: Ypsilanti Police-Community Relations/ Black Lives Matter Joint Task Force Meeting

The Ypsilanti Police-Community Relations/ Black Lives Matter Joint Task Force will meet on Monday, November 21, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. The meeting will be located in Council Chambers at 1 S. Huron, Ypsilanti, MI 48197.

All interested persons are welcome to attend. Additional information may be obtained at the City Clerk’s Office, 1 S. Huron Street, Ypsilanti, MI. Telephone: (734) 483-1100.

Location: 
1 S Huron St, Ypsilanti, MI 48197-5420, United States

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Faculty-organized Demo

Date: 
Fri, Nov 18, 2016 - 1:30am

City:

Call for participation in a faculty-organized demo.
Time: Today at 1:30 p.m.
Location: Hallway outside 370 Student Center (this is a room inside the Student Center, 900 Oakwood St., Ypsilanti)
Why faculty are calling for this demo:
At 12:30 faculty representatives and a racial justice attorney will be meeting w/ EMU administration, who will likely state that they “cannot"/will not put a stop to the disciplinary charges the school has levied against the four Black student protesters.

Location: 
Hallway outside 370 Student Center (this is a room inside the Student Center, 900 Oakwood St., Ypsilanti)

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Restorative justice versus punitive justice

Date: 
Thu, Nov 17, 2016 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

City:

Restorative justice versus punitive justice, how it
can be used on the front-end of Washtenaw's criminal justice system.

The Friends of Restorative Justice of Washtenaw County has invited back Fred Van Liew,
a lawyer, mediator, former prosecutor, and supporter of restorative justice practices
from Iowa to speak again.

Location: 
Eastern Michigan University, McKenny Hall, Tower Room 348, 878 W. Cross Street, Ypsilanti, 48197

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Activist Social Night - Ypsi

Date: 
Wed, Nov 16, 2016 - 9:00pm to 11:55pm

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Socializing for positive social change.

Very informal, all welcome: let's start figuring out where to start and how to support each other.

https://www.facebook.com/events/378821739125286/

Location: 
Arbor Brewing Company Microbrewery

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"Not My President" Trump Protest

Date: 
Mon, Nov 14, 2016 - 5:30pm

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Location: 
McKenny Hall, EMU

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Reconstruction and the Rise of Jim Crow

Date: 
Mon, Nov 14, 2016 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

City:

A Revolution and its Reversals : Reconstruction and the Rise of Jim Crow in Ypsilanti

Reconstruction and Jim Crow were not just southern phenomena, but realities in Ypsilanti as well.

Join historian Matt Siegfried as we take a close look at the revolution in African American social, political and cultural life in Ypsilanti after the Civil War and how this strong and confident community responded to Reconstructions defeat and the rise of Jim Crow.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1060123287370327/

Location: 
Ypsilanti District Library

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Community Roundtable Brunch: Ending Hunger Together

Date: 
Sat, Nov 19, 2016 - 10:00am to 11:30am

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Cultivate's Director of Cause, Billy Kangas invites you to Brunch!

We're going to be talking what it would look like to end hunger in the community. Come one and all; eat and contribute!

Tables will discuss what steps they see as imposrtant. Then each table will share some of their own insights. We hope this will help begin a conversation where we can highlight some of the key issues in our community.

Food from Beezy's will be provided by us.

Come build relationships, spark ideas and contribute to the movement to end hunger!

Location: 
Cultivate Coffee & TapHouse

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