Organizing Meeting

Weekly Coffee & Catch Up

Date: 
Fri, Mar 29, 2019 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm

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The weekly meeting of the Washtenaw County chapter of the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival. This is a chance to meet, talk and socialize with fellow members of the campaign in an informal setting.

https://www.facebook.com/events/539354416586316/

Location: 
B-24's Espresso Bar Eats and Entertainment
Address: 
217 W Michigan Ave, Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197

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Distilled Democracy: Auto Insurance

Date: 
Wed, Apr 17, 2019 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

City:

CitizenDetroit presents our second event in our Distilled Democracy series!

On Wednesday, April 17th at 7pm we will gather at Marble Bar for drinks, snacks, and discussion. We will receive informed updates about auto insurance in Michigan, play some Detroit trivia, connect with other like-minded citizens, and learn about other ways to get civically engaged.

We'll also be enjoying live music from Sophiyah E., Rocket(!!!)Man, & Dj L BooG.

Learn more about CitizenDetroit and how YOU can make a difference in Detroit!

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Location: 
Marble Bar
Address: 
1501 Holden St, Detroit, Michigan 48208

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Kent Dems Monthly Meeting

Date: 
Wed, Apr 10, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

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Learn about local issues, meet individuals fighting to improve our community, find out ways you can help.

https://www.facebook.com/events/392291618229292/

Location: 
American Postal Workers Union
Address: 
2554 Burlingame Ave SW, Wyoming, Michigan 49509

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Detroit Troublemakers School

Date: 
Sat, Mar 30, 2019 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

City:

Detroit troublemakers are planning a day of skill-building workshops, education, and strategy discussions to put some movement back in the labor movement.

This school will be a great opportunity for union members, stewards, and activists to share strategies and build the solidarity required in these tough times.

A light breakfast, lunch, and workshop materials are provided with cost of registration.

WHEN: Saturday, March 30, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

WHERE: Wayne State University, DeRoy Auditorium, 5203 Cass Ave, Detroit

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DeRoy Auditorium, 5203 Cass Ave

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How Global Economics Work For and Against Us in Detroit

Date: 
Wed, Mar 27, 2019 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm

City:

If Detroit is in the midst of a recovery then why aren’t more Detroiters moving out of poverty?

Learn more about the invisible economic policies driving the reality of life for the average Detroiter.

Lack of Affordable Housing
Escalating Water Rates
Low-Wage Employment
Poor Public Transportation

What are the tools we need to organize and educate with our community to fight inequality and poverty in our city?

Location: 
7700 2nd Ave, Detroit, MI 48202-2411, United States

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LWVMI Centennial Convention

Date: 
Fri, May 17, 2019 - 3:00pm to Sun, May 19, 2019 - 3:00pm

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Location: 
Embassy Suites by Hilton Detroit - Livonia/Novi
Address: 
19525 Victor Pkwy, Livonia, Michigan 48152

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Democracy Reform Town Hall - Clinton Township

Date: 
Tue, Apr 30, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

In 2018, Michigan voters and Voters Not Politicians made history by passing a redistricting reform amendment with 61% of the vote to end gerrymandering.

Join Voters Not Politicians at a Democracy Reform Town Hall to learn more about Michigan’s new redistricting process and how you can participate. The group will also discuss other critical democracy reform issues to strengthen the democratic process through citizen action in Michigan.

Admission is free, and all Michiganders are welcome (including young ones)! However, SPACE IS LIMITED, so please RSVP!

Location: 
Clinton Macomb Public Library
Address: 
40900 Romeo Plank Rd, Clinton Township, Michigan 48038

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Kent County Dems Meet Up!

Date: 
Tue, Apr 16, 2019 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm

The Kent County Dems are hosting a Dems meet up at City Built Brewing! Interested in what our party does and who we are? Come ready to eat, drink, and talk all things Democrats. Let's celebrate that we have more in common than we have differences!

https://www.facebook.com/events/2303242033268416/

Location: 
City Built Brewing Company
Address: 
820 Monroe Avenue NW suite 155, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503

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Organized Labor & the New Economy wsg David Takitaki

Date: 
Thu, Mar 28, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Part II of the Bridge from Organized Labor to Equity series.

Organized by

ATU Local 836
Equity PAC
Fight Back News!
Michigan Operating Engineers
Grand Rapids Chapter of the A. Philip Randolph Institute
Hispanic Center of West Michigan
Progressive Women's Alliance
Urban Core Collective
Declare Detroit
D4 (Doing Development Differently in Metro Detroit)
Latino Community Coalition

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6pm Networking/Drinks

Location: 
Creston Brewery
Address: 
1504 Plainfield Avenue Northeast, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49505

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Democracy Reform Town Hall - Muskegon

Date: 
Tue, Mar 26, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

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In 2018, Michigan voters and Voters Not Politicians made history by passing a redistricting reform amendment with 61% of the vote to end gerrymandering.

Join Voters Not Politicians at a Democracy Reform Town Hall to learn more about Michigan’s new redistricting process and how you can participate. The group will also discuss other critical democracy reform issues to strengthen the democratic process through citizen action in Michigan. We'll be in the Sturrus Tech Center, room 122.

Location: 
Muskegon Community College Sturrus Technology Center
Address: 
981 3rd St, Muskegon, Michigan 49440

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