Education

Non-Violence Skills Training

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Sat, Nov 17, 2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

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* Learn about and practice skills for nonviolent peacemaking and violence de-escalation;
* Experience the transforming power of nonviolence for oneself and society;
* Learn of local and international violence reduction peacemaking efforts and opportunities for volunteering on projects;
* Experience working as a team.

https://www.facebook.com/events/627641907633756/

Location: 
Interfaith Center for Spiritual Growth
Address: 
704 Airport Blvd, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108

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Workshop / Seminar:Know Your Rights: Trans & Gender Non-Conforming Rights

Date: 
Tue, Nov 13, 2018 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm

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This workshop is designed to provide transgender and gender non-conforming individuals, and allies, with information about their legal rights, and ways to navigate the legal system. We will have attorneys from the Jim Toy Community Center's Know Your Rights Project and law students from OutLaws, a political and social organization that serves the needs of the LGBT+ community at the University of Michigan Law School. Submit questions for the panel: http://bit.ly/kyrtrans

Location: 
Michigan League

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Organizer Training 101

Date: 
Sat, Nov 3, 2018 - 9:00am to Sun, Nov 4, 2018 - 5:00pm

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The Ypsilanti Branch of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) is hosting Organizer Training 101: How to Build the Committee.
This is a training for those interested in learning more about Solidarity Unionism and how to effectively organize in your workplace, with your fellow workers, around your collective demands -- and get them met through Direct Action!

It is a two day training with hours as follows:
Saturday, November 3rd 9am-5pm
Sunday, November 4th 10am-5pm

Location: 
Eastern Michigan University
Address: 
900 Oakwood St, Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197

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Voters Town Hall

Date: 
Tue, Sep 25, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

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Join Marygrove SJ Program, League of Women Voters, Promote the Vote etc. in learning about ballot proposals and how to listen to what canidates say leading up to the November election

Imported from: http://detroit.activatehub.org/events/238179

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Marygrove College: 8425 McNichols Rd W, Detroit MI 48221 US

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DownTown Hall - October 13th (walk & talk)

Date: 
Sat, Oct 13, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:30am

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I am taking downtown on the road with a twice-monthly conversation hour!

This session we're going to do a "walk-and-talk". The DDA is considering several street projects on William, First, Ashley, and Huron; so we'll meet at Blake and walk in a circle, talking about the proposed changes and where you think the challenges and opportunities may be. Bring these and any other DDA questions you may have, and we'll take a mosey around downtown Ann Arbor as we talk. Kids, dogs, and folks of all ability levels welcome!

Location: 
Blake Transit Center
Address: 
331 S 4th Ave, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104

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DownTown Hall - September 8th (walk & talk)

Date: 
Sat, Sep 8, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:30am

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I am taking downtown on the road with a twice-monthly conversation hour!

This session we're going to do a "walk-and-talk". The DDA is considering several street projects on William, First, Ashley, and Huron; so we'll meet at Blake and walk in a circle, talking about the proposed changes and where you think the challenges and opportunities may be. Bring these and any other DDA questions you may have, and we'll take a mosey around downtown Ann Arbor as we talk. Kids, dogs, and folks of all ability levels welcome!

Location: 
Blake Transit Center
Address: 
331 S 4th Ave, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104

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Political Bird-dog training! (second event in Ann Arbor)

Date: 
Wed, Jul 18, 2018 - 3:45pm to 5:45pm

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YOU'RE INVITED TO A BIRD-DOG TRAINING!

With Paul Davis, founder of Bird Dog Nation!

"Bird-dogging" means confronting lawmakers, officials and other decision makers. We have seen examples of this recently as groups of citizens have confronted officials such as DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen in public.

Paul Davis is with Housing Works and is the founder of Birddog Nation He has trained bird-doggers and resisters across this country.

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Location: 
Morgan and York Fine Wines and Specialty Foods
Address: 
1928 Packard St, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104

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Bird dog training!

Date: 
Wed, Jul 18, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

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YOU'RE INVITED TO A BIRD-DOG TRAINING!

With Paul Davis, founder of Bird Dog Nation!

"Bird-dogging" means confronting lawmakers, officials and other decision makers. We have seen examples of this recently as groups of citizens have confronted officials such as DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen in public.

Paul Davis is with Housing Works and is the founder of Birddog Nation He has trained bird-doggers and resisters across this country.

Location: 
Journey of Faith Christian Church
Address: 
1900 Manchester Rd, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104

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Cosecha GR Ally Training

Date: 
Mon, Jul 9, 2018 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

(Espanol abajo)
Allies, please join us for an important training about Movimiento Cosecha (Harvest Movement), and learn how to get more engaged with the movement.

We are working towards permanent protection, dignity and respect for all immigrants and there’s room for you.

We welcome all to this training, and look forward to seeing what you have to bring to the group - whether you’re an artist, photographer, great at fundraising, have street medic skills, are social media savvy, or even if you want to learn new skills.

Location: 
2010 Kalamazoo Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49507-4004, United States

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HVDSA Intro to Organizing

Date: 
Sun, Jul 15, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

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Come join us for an intro to organizing training from our Member Mobilizer committee! Whether you want to learn more about organizing, DSA, socialism, or just brush up on your skills, there will be something useful for you here.

*There is a ramp entrance in the back and the bathrooms are gender neutral.

https://www.facebook.com/events/220703295413104/

Location: 
Journey of Faith Christian Church
Address: 
1900 Manchester Rd, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104

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