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SURJ EmPower Hour!

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Sun, Oct 14, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

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This event features a range of opportunities to take action ON THE SPOT to support racial justice in our community. We'll be joined by incredible Washtenaw County organizers like WICIR Washtenaw Interfaith Coalition for Immigrant Rights Huron Valley Democratic Socialists of America Washtenaw County Democratic Party Black Caucus Voters - Not Politicians, and MORE!

Action stations will address issues like immigration detention, gerrymandering, and police oversight.

Location: 
Bona Sera Restaurant
Address: 
200 W Michigan Ave, Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197

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Dine & Discuss: Democracy

Date: 
Mon, Oct 8, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

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Join the ACLU of Michigan and Count MI Vote Education Fund as they break down the issues surrounding voting rights and gerrymandering. Each of these important topics will be addressed in the next election, so come learn more before making your voice heard at the polls this November!

Dinner starts at 6pm | Program starts at 6:30pm

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Location: 
Wayne County Community College District - Downtown: 801 W. Fort Street, Detroit MI 48226 US

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Initiatives On Your 2018 Ballot

Date: 
Tue, Oct 2, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

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On Tuesday, October 2, from 6:30 to 8:00 in the Maas Center on the Hope College campus at 264 Columbia Avenue, the Holland League of Women Voters, in conjunction with Hope College Vox Populi, will present an opportunity to learn more about the initiatives on the Michigan November ballot. Judy Karandjeff, Michigan League of Women Voters President, will be the featured speaker.

https://www.facebook.com/events/714776262195917/

Location: 
League of Women Voters of The Holland Area
Address: 
Maas Center on the Hope College campus at 264 Columbia Avenue

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Lecture / Discussion:National Coming Out Week 2018 Keynote Speaker: Dr. Ronni Sanlo

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Wed, Oct 10, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

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Please join us as we welcome Dr. Ronni Sanlo to campus as our keynote speaker for National Coming Out Week 2018 and LGBTQ History Month 2018.

Dr. Sanlo is a well known keynote speaker and workshop
presenter at colleges and universities around the country. Her focus is LGBT history, learning outcomes, strategic planning, and LGBT center development. Ronni speaks not only from her perspective as a higher education/student affairs professor, LGBT center director, dean of students, and faculty in residence, but also from her personal life experiences.

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School of Social Work Building

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Civil Asset Forfeiture Town Hall

Date: 
Wed, Oct 10, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

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Join State Representative Adam Zemke for a Town Hall discussion in civil asset forfeiture.

Panelists include Dana Nessel - Candidate for MI Attorney General, State Representative Yousef Rabhi, and Former State Representative Jeff Irwin - Candidate for State Senate

https://www.facebook.com/events/264052280893374/

Location: 
Tappan Middle School
Address: 
2251 E Stadium Blvd, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104

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PBS' Rick Steves: Why Legalization is a Better Solution

Date: 
Wed, Oct 3, 2018 - 8:30pm to 9:30pm

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Rick Steves, national travel writer and host of the hit PBS TV series “Rick Steves’ Europe,” is coming to Ann Arbor to talk about Proposal 1, the benefits of legalizing and regulating marijuana and how world travel has shaped his views on the issue.

This event is *FREE* and open to the public. Doors open at 8:00 p.m.

https://www.facebook.com/events/324476084767658/

Location: 
Rackham Amphitheatre, 915 E. Washington St., Ann Arbor, MI

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Our Water Our Vote Fundraiser

Date: 
Mon, Oct 8, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

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Hosted by Phil Roos and the Great Lakes Growthworks Team.

We look forward to discussing the current state of Michigan's Great Lakes and waterways and our vision for a powerful conservation voters movement in 2018 and beyond.

We cannot miss this opportunity to ensure environmental champions are elected to office who will set Michigan back on course, now and for future generations.

Special remarks by Lisa Wozniak, executive director of the Michigan League of Conservation Voters.

Please RSVP using the ticket link.

Location: 
220 S Main St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-2106, United States

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Prepare for the November 6 Midterms

Date: 
Thu, Oct 4, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

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Prepare for the November 6 Midterm Election by attending a nonpartisan event at Henry Ford College’ Forfa Auditorium in Building L.

The Michigan Ballot Proposals will be explained, Pros & Cons of each, at 6 pm by Judy Karandjeff, Michigan League of Women Voters President.

Location: 
Henry Ford College
Address: 
5101 Evergreen Rd, Dearborn, Michigan 48128

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Michigan Distilled - PFAS in Michigan - Plymouth

Date: 
Tue, Sep 25, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

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According to the latest testing data from the Department of Environmental Quality, more than 1.5 million Michigan residents have been drinking water contaminated with PFAS.

We invite you to join us at Liberty Street Brewing Company in Plymouth to hear about these emerging contaminants of concern. Michigan Environmental Council Policy Director James Clift and Huron River Watershed Council Executive Director Laura Rubin will share what we know, answer your questions, and discuss what Michigan should do next to address this issue.

Location: 
Liberty Street Brewing Co
Address: 
149 W Liberty St, Plymouth, Michigan 48170

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Up and Down the Ballot

Date: 
Thu, Sep 20, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Come and learn about the ballot proposals and get to know local candidates for judgeships and public offices in a meet and greet.

https://www.facebook.com/events/726623684342093/

Location: 
Farmington Library Auditorium
Address: 
32737 W. 12 mile rd., Farmington Hills, Michigan 48334

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