Education

Immigration 101: Update

Date: 
Wed, May 23, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm

City:

In a era of fake news and fear-mongering campaigns that vilify immigrants and refugees, factual information is vitally important for an educated citizenry.
Lighthouse Immigrant Advocates of Holland will provide an overview of family immigration and the challenges immigrants face in May of 2018. Common myths about immigrants and about immigration law will be debunked. Join the Immigration Policy Workgroup of the League of Women Voters of the Holland Area to learn real facts from a real immigration attorney.

Location: 
Herrick District Library
Address: 
300 S River Ave, Holland, Michigan 49423

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Conoce Tus Derechos//entrenameinto De Observadores Legales

Date: 
Sat, May 19, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:30pm

City:

Respuesta Rápida Detroit es un grupo de miembros de la comunidad y activistxs organizando una red de respuesta rápida construyendo solidaridad y resistencia de la comunidad contra las redadas de la mirga.

Los invitamos a talleres de "Conozca sus derechos" de nuestro Co-anfitrión Centro de Derechos de Inmigración de Michigan, y el taller para capacitación de Observación Legal del Gremio Nacional de Abogados de Detroit y Michigan que brinda apoyo legal para cualquier cantidad de causas de inmigración y derechos humanos en todo Michigan.

Location: 
Garage Cultural
Address: 
3439 Livernois Ave, Detroit, Michigan 48210

District 8 Committee Meeting

Date: 
Sat, Apr 28, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

City:

Mike Huerta, our new CD8 chair, has arranged a presentation/ Q & A with Ryan Covert of the MDP regarding Party rules and procedures.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1671118716256601/

Location: 
Howell Carnegie Library
Address: 
314 W Grand River Ave, Howell, Michigan 48843

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Voter Registration and Voter Rights Training

Date: 
Thu, Apr 26, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

City:

Lansing City Clerk Chris Swope is hosting a Voter Registration and Voting Rights Training due to increased interest from individuals and groups in registering voters and understanding voter’s rights.

At this training, interested groups or individuals; such as churches, neighborhood or student groups, can learn how to register voters correctly and understand the deadlines.

Furthermore, participants will also learn the facts related to frequently misunderstood information such as voter eligibility, absentee voting and more. Snacks and drinks will be provided.

Location: 
2500 S Washington Ave

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We Can Stop Sexual Assault: Education to Empower Action

Date: 
Thu, Apr 19, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

April is sexual assault awareness month, and in an effort to address systemic sexual violence, Grand Rapids MI Democratic Socialists of America is hosting an educational event at the Eastown Community Association on April 19th. MSW Candidate Betsie Schoedel will present information on how to identify sexual assault, its systemic nature, and what policies are supported by sexual assault advocates. Snacks will be provided.

https://www.facebook.com/events/559794221086311/

Location: 
Eastown Community Association
Address: 
415 Ethel Ave SE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49506

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Cosecha GR Marshal Training

Date: 
Mon, Apr 23, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

(Spanish translation below)

Cosecha GR needs people, especially allies who can be trained as marshals for actions that Cosecha GR organizes. The role of marshals is to keep people safe from violence, the violence of racist individuals, hate groups and police.

The trainings last 2 hours and include a lot of role playing, so that people can be better prepared to deal with a number of circumstances we may face.

Location: 
Workers Center or West Michigan
Address: 
2010 Kalamazoo Ave. SE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49507

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Student Led Teach-in on Immigration (In-)Justice

Date: 
Thu, Apr 19, 2018 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

City:

As a growing coalition of teachers, school staff, and youth organizers, we are committed to making our schools & classrooms safer and more supportive spaces for our immigrant students. We're also committed to organizing for policy change.

But in order to do this, we need to hear from and center our immigrant students!

At the student-led teach-in, students will share their experiences, their knowledge, and their perspectives as immigrant students. We know that those who are closest to the problem are closest to the solutions!

Location: 
L A S E D Youth Center/Senior Center
Address: 
7150 W. Vernor Hwy, Detroit, Michigan 48209

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Does Global Warming Cause Hurricanes?

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

City:

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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MDP Organizational and Structural Training

Date: 
Sun, Jan 21, 2018 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

City:

UPDATE: Due to the women's march in Lansing, we have changed the time of our scheduled training. We hope this allows everyone to attend both events

Please join Ryan Covert, Michigan Democratic Party director of party affairs, in a training session addressing the organization and structure of the state party.

https://www.facebook.com/events/2104869783079082/

Location: 
Ibew Local 252 Union Hall
Address: 
7920 Jackson Rd, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48103

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Organizer Training

Date: 
Sat, Jan 27, 2018 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

City:

Come join us at Canterbury House for an organizer training led by our Member Mobilizer committee! These are vital skills as we work to build a mass movement for a better world.

https://www.facebook.com/events/700652463475487/

Location: 
721 E Huron St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-1526, United States

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