Ypsilanti

Postcard Party: Recovery is Good Policy

Date: 
Wed, Oct 25, 2017 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

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Ensuring people have access to the resources they need to get into recovery and stay in recovery is key to having a healthy community. It just makes sense. One of the key barriers to a robust recovery community is the stigma that comes with addiction. Leadership in reducing stigma needs to come from the top. We are joining with "Faces & Voices of Recovery" in their efforts urging our national institutions to remove the word "abuse" from their names. Learn more about this campaign here:

Location: 
Cultivate Coffee & TapHouse
Address: 
307 N River St, Ypsilanti, Michigan 48198

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Monthly Postcard Writing Party

Date: 
Wed, Sep 27, 2017 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

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Come use your voice to address local and national leaders on topics that matter.

This is a monthly event & all supplies are provided.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1057841891017719/

Location: 
Cultivate Coffee & TapHouse
Address: 
307 N River St, Ypsilanti, Michigan 48198

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Community Organizing: Direct Action Training!

Date: 
Sat, Oct 28, 2017 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm

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Are you new to activism but want to get involved? Do you have experience in activism but want to build further on your efforts?

Direct action is an important tool in building a movement that will actually win. From suffragettes and sit-down strikes, to the civil rights movement, to ActUp and Occupy, direct actions have helped propel social movements to success.

This training is provided by Michigan People's Campaign and will focus on how to create and conduct effective direct actions, safely and peacefully, in support of making change.

Location: 
Corner Health Center
Address: 
47 N Huron St, Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197

Rock the Vote at Red Rock

Date: 
Thu, Sep 28, 2017 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

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Enjoy dinner, drinks and live entertainment while helping to end marijuana prohibition in Michigan and supporting the Coalition to Regulate Marijuana like Alcohol. Tickets are $150 per person and sponsorships are available at levels of $1000, $500 and $250.

RSVP to robin@regulatemi.org or 517-974-2265.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1659658934045412/

Location: 
Red Rock Downtown BBQ
Address: 
207 W Michigan Ave, Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197

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October Membership Meeting

Date: 
Mon, Oct 2, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

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Join us at our Oct. 2 meeting for members and nonmembers!
➡️Featured Speaker: Jocelyn Benson
▪️ Dean of Wayne State University Law School, 2012-2016
▪️ Member of the Board of Directors of the Southern Poverty Law Center
▪️ CEO of the Ross Initiative in Sports for Equality (RISE)

Specializing in Election Law and Law Education, Professor Benson is a frequent commentator on voting rights and election law, and has advocated for fairness, transparency, and accountability in our political process throughout her career.

Location: 
EMU Student Center Ballroom B
Address: 
900 Oakwood St, Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197

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Bystander Intervention Training - Ypsilanti

Date: 
Sat, Oct 21, 2017 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm

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As we see an increase in hate crimes and attacks against immigrants, Muslims, and other vulnerable populations in our communities, many of us have asked ourselves, “What would or what could I do if I were there?” The good news is that there are skills and techniques that you can learn and practice to keep others safe. You don’t have to be passive. Our 4 hour Basic Bystander Training will show you how to respond.

Location: 
Ypsilanti District Library
Address: 
5577 Whittaker Rd, Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197

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WCDP Office Open House

Date: 
Sun, Oct 1, 2017 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm

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Location: 
418 W Michigan Ave, Ypsilanti, MI 48197, USA

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WICIR hosts the Coalition of Immokalee Workers

Date: 
Wed, Sep 20, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

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Join WICIR, Washtenaw Solidarity with Farmworkers, and the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) for an evening centered around learning about farmworker labor issues.

Location: 
218 N Adams St, Ypsilanti, MI 48197-2507, United States

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Actions in Ypsi / International Village / sept 18 and 19

Date: 
Mon, Sep 18, 2017 - 7:00pm to Tue, Sep 19, 2017 - 7:00pm

City:

UPDATE:
City of Ypsilanti moves Monday and Tuesday's meetings to the Freighthouse to accomodate expected high turnout for the event. Please stay tuned here to see all updates and/or venue and time changes.

Monday 9/18/17 7pm at the Freighthouse 100 Market Pl, Ypsi
Tuesday 9/19/17 7pm at the Freighthouse 100 Market Pl, Ypsi

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Special meeting at City Hall specific to International Village and Affordable Housing!

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Freighthouse / City Hall

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Ordenanza de no solicitación Ypsilanti: immigration enforcement

Date: 
Mon, Sep 25, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

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Foro sobre enforzamiento de inmigración

This forum aims to address immigration enforcement policy changes since Ordinance No. 1281 called, Non-Solicitation of Immigration Status, passed on February 7th 2017. The purpose is to hold space for residents most impacted by these policies to discuss concerns and questions directly to city officials.

Location: 
Ypsilanti High School
Address: 
2095 Packard Rd, Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197

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