Panel Discussion

What's on Your Ballot?

Date: 
Mon, Oct 15, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

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Three statewide proposals will appear on Michiganders' November 6 ballot. A representative from the League of Women Voters of Michigan will explain each state ballot issue and what your “yes” or “no” vote would mean.

Proposal 1: Recreational Marijuana
Proposal to authorize the personal possession and use of marijuana by individuals aged 21 years and older and control the commercial production and distribution of marijuana.

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

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What's on Your Ballot?

Date: 
Thu, Oct 11, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

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Three statewide proposals will appear on Michiganders' November 6 ballot. A representative from the League of Women Voters of Michigan will explain each state ballot issue and what your “yes” or “no” vote would mean.

Proposal 1: Recreational Marijuana
Proposal to authorize the personal possession and use of marijuana by individuals aged 21 years and older and control the commercial production and distribution of marijuana.

Location: 
Ypsilanti District Library
Address: 
5577 Whittaker Road, Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197

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Electoral Reform via Ballot Initiatives

Date: 
Mon, Oct 8, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

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ELECTORIAL REFORM VIA BALLOT INITIATIVES
CLOSUP Lecture Series

Free and open to the public. Reception to follow.

The panel will look at two initiatives proposed for the November 2018 ballot: the Voters Not Politicians initiative to reform redistricting (Proposal 2), and the Promote the Vote initiative to expand voting and registration opportunities.

DETAILS:
-When: Monday, October 8 from 4:00-5:30pm
-Where: Weill Hall, Betty Ford Classroom 1110
735 S. State Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-3091

Location: 
Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
Address: 
735 South State St, Ann Arbor

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The Proposals on your Ballot - Everything You Need to Know

Date: 
Thu, Sep 20, 2018 - 6:45pm to 8:45pm

Join us for an informative discussion with representation from -
ACLU
Voters not Politicians (Gerrymandering)
Possible minimum wage issue representative
Paid sick leave representative
Legalization of marijuana representative

When: Thursday, September 20th 6:45 (not the usual date due to availability of library)

Imported from: http://detroit.activatehub.org/events/230820

Location: 
Huntington Woods Library: 26415 Scotia Rd., Huntington Woods MI 48070 US

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Issues & Ale: The Downtown Dilemma

Date: 
Tue, Sep 11, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

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Many urban centers, including Ann Arbor, Grand Rapids and Detroit, are booming, but that’s changing the look and character of these areas and impacting who lives there. New apartments and condos bring new residents and spur economic growth but does it have to be at the expense of affordable housing and lost green spaces?

Join Morning Edition host Doug Tribou as he hosts this discussion on the challenges posed by downtown development.

Free Admission, but please register to attend at the ticket link shown above.

Location: 
Bill's Beer Garden
Address: 
218 S. Ashley St, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104

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Cannabis Summit

Date: 
Thu, Oct 18, 2018 - 8:00am to 11:00am

With marijuana legalization on the November 6th ballot and medicinal marijuana facilities moving into Grand Rapids, cannabis is a hot topic on the minds of many in West Michigan. Attendees will hear from Chris Woods, Owner, Terrapin Care Station in Boulder, Colorado, on how marijuana legalization has impacted their state and city, and what it could mean for Grand Rapids and your workplace. Panel discussions will include human resources issues, local and out-of-state business impacts, legal implications and more.

Location: 
Grand Rapids Chamber
Address: 
250 Monroe Ave. NW, Suite 150, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503

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Brews & Views: Plugging into Affordable Housing

Date: 
Wed, Sep 19, 2018 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm

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Plugging into Affordable Housing

Location: 
Pointless Brewery & Theatre
Address: 
3014 Packard St, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108

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Intersectionality:

Voting Rights with Rep. Dingell, Clyburn and State Rep. Peterson

Date: 
Tue, Aug 28, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

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Join Rep. Debbie Dingell, Assistant Democratic Leader Jim Clyburn, & State Rep. Ronnie Peterson on Tuesday, August 28 at 12pm for a community discussion on the importance of voting, protecting the Voting Rights Act, and your Constitutional right to cast a ballot.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1893540967615838/

Location: 
Ypsilanti Freighthouse
Address: 
100 Market Place, Ypsilanti, Michigan 48198

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Why I Lead: Hearing Women's Voices

Date: 
Mon, Sep 17, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Mix and mingle with our inspiring women candidates running to change the face, tone and priorities in Lansing. We'll hear why they lead and now want to serve in the Michigan Legislature. Proceeds from the event will help fund State House and Senate campaigns.

Featuring: Erika Geiss, Democratic Candidate for State Senate District 6, Mari Manoogian, Democratic Candidate for State House District 40, Padma Kuppa, Democratic Candidate for State House District 41, Alberta Griffin, Democratic Candidate for State House District 61, and many more.

Location: 
The Maple Theater
Address: 
4135 W Maple Rd, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan 48301

What's at Stake in Voting for Judges on Michigan's Supreme Court

Date: 
Sat, Oct 20, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:30am

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Robert Sedler, Constitutional Law Professor, will be speaking on the topic "What's at Stake in Voting For Judges on Michigan's Supreme Court".

Imported from: http://detroit.activatehub.org/events/222558

Location: 
Royal Oak Senior/Community Center: 3500 Marais, Royal Oak MI 48073 US

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