Panel Discussion

Me Too Founder Tarana Burke Visits MSU

Date: 
Thu, Apr 19, 2018 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

#MeToo founder Tarana Burke will speak at Michigan State University at 7:30 p.m. April 19 in Wharton Center’s Cobb Great Hall as part of the Transformative Justice Speaker Series. This is a FREE event.

Location: 
Wharton Center for Performing Arts
Address: 
750 E Shaw Ln, East Lansing, Michigan 48824

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Conversations of Color: Addressing Issues of Police Brutality

Date: 
Wed, Apr 18, 2018 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

City:

Join OMA in a panel discussion with GVPD as we unpack recent events surrounding police brutality and Stephon Clark who was recently shot and killed in Sacramento on March 18. We invite your questions and concerns into our brave space to talk about the recent issues of police brutality.

***THIS EVENT WILL BE IN THE HOLTON-HOOKER MULTIPURPOSE ROOM***

https://www.facebook.com/events/378150989320652/

Location: 
Office of Multicultural Affairs at GVSU
Address: 
1 Campus Dr # 1240 KC, Allendale, Michigan 49401

Event Type:

American Islamophobia

Date: 
Mon, Apr 16, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm

City:

Join the Detroit Equity Action Lab for a conversation with Khaled Beydoun to discuss his newly published book, "American Islamophobia: Understanding the Roots and Rise of Fear."

Khaled Beydoun is an Associate Professor of Law at the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law and Senior Affiliated Faculty at the University of California-Berkeley Islamophobia Research and Documentation Project.

Location: 
Wayne State University (WSU) - Law School: 471 West Palmer Street, Detroit MI 48202 US

Event Type:

Solarize Meridian Presentation

Date: 
Thu, Apr 26, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

City:

Meridian Township has a goal of obtaining 25% of our electricity from renewable energy by 2025. To make it easier to install a PV system, the Meridian Energy Team has identified twelve solar installers that have offered to provide a rooftop solar electric system for $3/watt or less. A 4000 watt system would cost $12,000 before credits. Presentations will be provided by a Meridian resident who currently owns a solar system and volunteers from the Meridian Energy Team.

Location: 
Okemos Public Library
Address: 
4321 Okemos Rd, Okemos, Michigan 48864

Land + Water WORKS Summit

Date: 
Wed, Mar 21, 2018 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm

City:

JOIN US FOR LIGHT REFRESHMENTS @ 5:30 PM
EVENT BEGINS PROMPTLY @ 6 PM

Please RSVP for this free event at: Landandwaterworkssummit.eventbrite.com

If you have questions please contact: 313.259.4407 or email
LWWC@detroitfuturecity.com

Location: 
Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History
Address: 
315 E Warren Ave, Detroit, Michigan 48201

Event Type:

Preserving and Protecting our Environment: A District Dialogue

Date: 
Mon, Mar 19, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

City:

How do we protect our Great Lakes and natural resources and ensure that tragedies like the Flint water crisis never happen again? We will also discuss a clean energy economy and green infrastructure.

Confirmed Panelists:
- Scott Hamelink; Water Division Director, Board of Water
and Light
- David Holtz - Former Director of Clean Water Action Michigan
- Theresa Lark, Director of Mid-Michigan Environmental Action Council
- Dennis Louney, Ingham County Commissioner

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Location: 
Henry's Place
Address: 
4926 Marsh Road, Okemos, Michigan 48864

Event Type:

Intersectionality:

Empowering Women & the 21st Century Family: A District Dialogue

Date: 
Wed, Mar 14, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

A discussion of issues facing women including pay equity, sexual harassment, educational opportunities, and reproductive freedom and health. We will also discuss topics of interest to the modern family.

Confirmed Panelists:
- Representative Christine Greig, Minority Floor Leader, Michigan House of Representatives
- Allie Etzin; MSU Women's Council
- Veronica Johnson; President, Capitol Area Coalition of Labor Union Women
- Mary Pollock, Government Relations Coordinator for the American Association of University Women of Michigan

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Location: 
East Lansing Hannah Community Center
Address: 
819 Abbot Rd, East Lansing, Michigan 48823

Event Type:

Tags:

A Brighter Future for Michigan's Children: A District Dialogue

Date: 
Tue, Mar 6, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

City:

We will discuss ways we can support K-12 education, make college affordable, and support our public schools and
teachers.

Confirmed Panelists:
- Domonique Clemons; Program Assistant, Michigan College Access Network
- Dr. Madeline Mavrogordato; Assistant Professor, MSU Department of Educational Administration
- Todd Tennis; Ingham County Commissioner and Legislative Policy Specialist

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Location: 
Henry's Place
Address: 
4926 Marsh Road, Okemos, Michigan 48864

Event Type:

Let's Talk Education: Town Hall + Panel Discussion

Date: 
Mon, Mar 5, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

City:

HOSTED BY: Mallory McMorrow for State Senate & Padma Kuppa for State Representative

Public education, privatization, charter schools, teacher shortage, diversity and equity, transparency...

Where do we go from here?

Join state senate candidate Mallory McMorrow and state representative candidate Padma Kuppa as they host an expert panel on education. The event is FREE and open to the public, but please register in advance so we can get a head count.

Location: 
Troy Community Center
Address: 
3179 Livernois Rd, Troy, Michigan 48083

Event Type:

Backpack Full of Cash

Date: 
Wed, Mar 7, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

City:

Screening and short panel discussion on the privatization of education in Michigan.

Panel:
Jason Hackney, Metro Detroit DSA and teacher;
Michelle Fecteau, State Board of Education;
Padma Kuppa, candidate for the State House in the 41st District;
Jamila Martin, 482 Forward

with Metro Detroit DSA, Fems for Change, AFT, Gray Panthers, Jobs with Justice and more

Imported from: http://detroit.activatehub.org/events/174946

Location: 
Troy Community Center: 3179 Livernois Rd., Troy MI 48083 US

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