Panel Discussion

What Comes Next: 10 Tips for Effective Advocacy

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Wed, Feb 20, 2019 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Now that the 2018 elections are over and Michigan's 100th Legislative session has begun, you may find yourself asking "What comes next?" Join PWA as we welcome Rep. Jon Hoadley to answer this and many other pressing questions!

Rep. Hoadley is an exciting third term legislator who represents MI-60 (Kalamazoo) and fights passionately for Michigan's students, the environment, LGBTQ rights, and non-partisan redistricting. He will address important issues such as:

Location: 
YWCA West Central Michigan
Address: 
25 Sheldon Ave SE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503

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Meet Your Elected Officials

Date: 
Wed, Feb 13, 2019 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

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Join your neighbors for an informal open house to meet your elected officials, get your copy of the League’s 2019 "Who’s Who: Your Elected Officials," and celebrate the League’s 99th anniversary of its founding on February 14, 1920.

Local elected officials from Dearborn, Dearborn Heights, and Inkster will be invited to join us at the event. This is an opportunity to meet our local policy makers, face-to-face, in a casual environment. It is a chance for our office holders to meet YOU! Please join us!

Location: 
Merci Café, 3371 Greenfield, Dearborn, MI 48120

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Emgage Action Michigan Winter Gala

Date: 
Sun, Feb 10, 2019 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

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Please join #Emgageaction for our 1st Annual Michigan Winter Gala featuring Political Journalist Mehdi Hasan, Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib, Michigan Lt. Governor Garlin Gilchrist, and Elissa Slotkin for Congress!

Mark your calendars for February 10th, 2019 and #GetEmgaged

*More information coming soon*

Location: Greenfield Manor (4770 Greenfield Rd, Dearborn, MI 48126)
Time: 5pm-8pm
Tickets: https://secure.everyaction.com/uOxSUDzpCEGhyCWuMqfCOA2

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4770 Greenfield Rd, Dearborn, MI 48126-4159, United States

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Lecture / Discussion:LGBTQ Affirming Doctors and Navigating the Process

Date: 
Mon, Feb 18, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

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Join the Spectrum Center, Rackham Graduate School and OutMD for a conversation with LGBTQ affirming physicians and health care providers who will discuss how they approach their services to LGBTQ patients and offer reflections on navigating the health care system. Their insights may be useful for individuals are potentially seeking health care, as well as current/future providers who want to become more LGBTQ+ affirming.

This event is apart of LGBTQ Health and Wellness Week, and will take place in Rackham Assembly Hall. Food will be provided.

Location: 
Rackham Graduate School (Horace H.) - Assembly Hall

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Community Land Trust Info Session

Date: 
Sat, Jan 26, 2019 - 10:00am to 1:30pm

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This training is free but
seating is limited. Please RSVP to
join@detroitpeople’splatform.org
or call 313.338.9396

Commercial and Residential
Community Land Trust
Info-Session

Presented by
Eric Williams
Staff Attorney
Economic Equity Practice

Saturday, January 26, 2018
10 am - 1:30 pm
Wellness Plan Building
First Floor Cafeteria
7700 Second Ave @ Pallister
Detroit, 48202

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

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Ward 3/4 Issues & Action: The Green New Deal?

Date: 
Wed, Jan 16, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

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What’s the Deal With the Green New Deal: Obstacles & Opportunities. Hear from the Sunrise Movement organizers Hudson Villeneuve & Leaha Skye, Rep Yousef Rabhi and Senator Jeff Irwin on State of MI issues, Michelle Deatrick, founder and Chair or the recently established Washtenaw County Environmental Council, Mark Clevey of the Great Lakes Renewable Energy Ass’n & WCEC, and from Visionary Solutionist Brad Kallio of the Zynoc Foundation: Renewable Energy and Sustainable Systems.

Location: 
The Church of the Good Shepherd, United Church of Christ
Address: 
2145 Independence Blvd, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104

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Ann Arbor CCL Monthly Meeting

Date: 
Sat, Jan 12, 2019 - 12:45pm to 2:45pm

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Citizens' Climate Lobby (CCL) is the most FOCUSED and INFLUENTIAL organization working on climate change legislation.

The Ann Arbor CCL chapter is one of ~400 active chapters in the U.S. working to put a price on carbon. Come to our monthly meeting and find out how you can help!

During our meeting we participate in a video conference call with other chapters around the country, featuring a different guest speaker each month. Following the call we discuss and plan local actions.

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

Green Screen Film Series: The Devil We Know

Date: 
Tue, Jan 29, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

‘The Devil We Know’ tells the story of residents of Parkersburg, West Virginia, who courageously rose up against the chemical industry. For years, they had noticed rampant health issues among their neighbors and witnessed the sudden death of livestock on their farms. Against all odds, they put the pieces of an environmental mystery together and discovered the toxic chemical PFOA / PFAS in the drinking water of tens of thousands of people.

Location: 
Congregational Church of Birmingham (UCC): 1000 Cranbrook Road, Bloomfield Hills MI 48304 US

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Holocaust Survivor Rene Lichtman on Fascism Today

Date: 
Fri, Jan 4, 2019 - 7:30pm to 10:30pm

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The brilliant Rene Lichtman will present on the rise of fascism in the U.S. and around the world.

Rene is a holocaust survivor, artist, activist and filmmaker. He has been on the front lines of the Resistance to Trump, sounding the alarm about the direction our country is headed in.

Come hear his words of wisdom, meet others horrified at the current state of American politics, and discuss ways to take action to make sure that “Never Again” does fascism triumph.

Location: 
Crazy Wisdom Bookstore and Tearoom
Address: 
114 S Main St, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104

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Ward 3/4 Issues & Action: Resilient Local Food & Peace

Date: 
Wed, Dec 19, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

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Hear from 2 distinguished speakers:

County Commissioner and small farmer Michelle Deatrick will present on building local food security in the face of climate change and poverty.

UM History Professor will discuss the history of Conscientious Objector status and the dilemma young pacifists encounter in registering for Selective Service? What to do in this time of endless war and the “all volunteer army”.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1786623861449621/

Location: 
The Church of the Good Shepherd, United Church of Christ
Address: 
2145 Independence Blvd, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104

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