Organizing Meeting

Building West Michigan Power

Date: 
Sat, Feb 2, 2019 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

Are you feeling troubled by what's happening in our world today and want to get more involved with the issues you care about, but maybe aren't sure how or where to start? Well, this is the event for you! Come to learn more about what issues nonprofits are working on in the area and how you can get involved. Topics may include: racism, environmental justice, healthcare, and LGBTQ issues.

Location: 
GVSU - Richard M. Devos Center
Address: 
401 Fulton St., Grand Rapids, Michigan 49504

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Kickoff Potluck & GND Watch Party

Date: 
Tue, Feb 5, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

In 2019, we're building the public support for the Green New Deal so that we can elect a candidate that champions it in 2020, make it law in 2021. Livestream watching parties will take place across the country in February in order to bring even more people into the fight and get everyone ready to move forward together.

Location: 
Institute for Global Education
Address: 
1118 Wealthy St SE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49506

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February General Membership Meeting

Date: 
Mon, Feb 4, 2019 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

City:

Join us for our February general membership meeting. At this meeting we will:

Discuss the results of the MDP convention.

Discuss social media strategies for the city elections.

We were also fill several open club positions including: Treasurer, Corresponding Secretary, Trustee

https://www.facebook.com/events/336444476956753/

Location: 
Elks Warren Sterling Heights 2292 Lodge
Address: 
25950 Schoehnerr, Warren, Michigan 48089

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CTDC General Meeting

Date: 
Thu, Feb 21, 2019 - 6:45pm to 8:45pm

New State Board of Education member, Judy Pritchett, will join us for an update on the issues that the Board hopes to address in the coming year. The Democrats gained control of the BoE in November, so it will be exciting to hear what challenges they face, what the goals are, and what citizens may do to effect positive change in our public schools.

https://www.facebook.com/events/793853600952281/

Location: 
Clinton-Macomb Public Library South Branch
Address: 
35891 S Gratiot Ave, Clinton Township, Michigan 48035

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February Regular Meeting

Date: 
Sun, Feb 17, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

City:

Come join us in the gallery room (downstairs) at Riverside Arts Center for our February Regular Meeting! All are welcome to attend, and if you need a ride, please let us know!

6:00pm-6:30pm: Free food and mingling
6:30pm-8:00pm: Meeting!

Agenda:
Announcements & committee updates [20 minutes]
Political education: Green New Deal [15 minutes]
Chapter-wide campaign [45 minutes]
Committee breakouts [10 minutes]

Separate rooms are available if quiet space is needed. Please contact us for any additional accessibility needs!

Location: 
Riverside Arts Center
Address: 
76 N Huron St, Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197

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POSTPONED: MCHR and Siera Club present We Need a Green New Deal

Date: 
Wed, Jan 30, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

City:

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL FEB. 6, DUE TO HARSH WEATHER.

Friends Auditorium
Wondering what to do about climate change? Have you heard about the Green New Deal? Come learn about climate action and how the Green New Deal fits into local actions already happening to create a livable planet for future generations. What will this plan mean for Detroit and for workers?
$5 Donation. Students always free.

https://www.facebook.com/events/2018547925109571/

Location: 
Royal Oak Public LIbrary: 222 E. 11 Mile Road, Royal Oak MI 48067 US

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February Troy Indivisible Monthly Meeting

Date: 
Wed, Feb 20, 2019 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

City:

Join us as we gather to discuss local politics and issues. We will have a jam packed agenda, with goal setting, civic lesson planning, and more! Stay tuned for details.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1190029027813204/

Location: 
Kerby's Koney Island
Address: 
5407 Crooks Rd, Troy, Michigan 48098

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Intersectionality:

DSA February General Meeting & Officer Election

Date: 
Mon, Feb 18, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

City:

It's official, we are a chapter! Which means our first officer elections will be held at the next general meeting. Nominations for officers will open soon & they will close at the start of this meeting. Positions include 2 co-chairs, a secretary, a treasurer, & a social media coordinator. Electronic voting option will be provided for members unable to attend the meeting. You must be a member in good standing before the date of this meeting to nominate & vote for officers. More details will be provided to members via a forthcoming email from the nominations committee.

Location: 
814 S Westnedge Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49008-1162, United States

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State of Detroit Transit: TRU 2019 Annual Meeting

Date: 
Wed, Feb 6, 2019 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm

City:

(Note: Rescheduled from 1/31 but the event will go on today 2/6 - the ice should all be melted well before the evening event.)

What happened on transit last year?
What progress was made? What setbacks?
What regional transit improvements are planned in 2019?
And what will it take to get transit funding back on the ballot?!?

Come to TRU’s 2019 Annual Meeting to learn all this and more!

Location: 
Support Detroit Transit
Address: 
440 Burroughs, Detroit, Michigan 48202

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Sustainable Ann Arbor Forum: Adapting to Climate Change

Date: 
Tue, Feb 19, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

City:

February topic: Adapting to Climate Change. The City of Ann Arbor is already experiencing impacts from climate change. More severe storms, increased precipitation, rising temperatures and extended heat waves all pose challenges to how we live, work, and play in our community. Join a conversation on how the Ann Arbor community is taking steps to address climate impacts and what more we could be doing at the city, neighborhood and individual level. Climate adaptation experts will share the soup to nuts on climate change for Ann Arbor and what we can do to thrive in a changing future.

Location: 
Ann Arbor District Library
Address: 
343 S 5th Ave, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104

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