Panel Discussion

Non-Partisan Climate Solutions Forum 2/22 6pm

Date: 
Fri, Feb 22, 2019 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

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Citizens Climate Lobby in partnership with UM College Republicans and Climate Action Movement is hosting a climate solutions forum focused around the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act of 2019 (H.R. 763)

This event will be held Friday February 22nd at 6 PM

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Location: 
Samuel T. Dana Building Room 1028

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The VNP Story

Date: 
Tue, Mar 12, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Learn how a Facebook post sparked a grassroots movement to take on gerrymandering and put the power back in the hands of the people!

Sponsored by the League of Women Voters, Macomb County, this is a must see event for anyone interested in learning how regular citizens can make a difference. Great for students, activists and civic-minded citizens. It is truly Democracy in Action! The event is free and open to the public. Seating is limited and pre-registration is encouraged.

Location: 
Clinton Macomb Public Library
Address: 
40900 Romeo Plank Rd, Clinton Township, Michigan 48038

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Criminal Background and Housing Info Session

Date: 
Wed, Mar 6, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

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Heard this?

“We have a blanket ‘no felony’ policy”
“If you served time in the last 20 years, we won’t take you”
“We don’t even look an application if you have a criminal record”
"Arrested? You can't live here"

Location: 
MSU Extension - Lenawee County
Address: 
1040 S Winter St, Ste 2020, Adrian, Michigan 49221

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911, What is your prejudice?: Racial bias & call-driven policing

Date: 
Thu, Feb 28, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:15pm

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"911, WHAT IS YOUR PREJUDICE?": RACIAL BIAS AND CALL-DRIVEN POLICING
Policy Talks @ the Ford School | #policytalks

Location: 
Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
Address: 
Joan and Sanford Weill Hall, 735 South State St, Ann Arbor

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Ward 3/4 Issues & Action: $ In Politics

Date: 
Wed, Feb 27, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

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Note: February meeting will be the 4th Wednesday (2/27/19).
Topic: $ in Politics, What Can We Do?

Speakers:
Adam Zemke, recently term limited Representative from MI 55th District
Conrad Zumhagen of ROAD
Craig Mauger of MI Campaign Finance Network

Topic for March: Movements & elections.
Speakers TBD. Suggestions welcome

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

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Farms and Open Space: Preserving Rural Washtenaw County

Date: 
Tue, Feb 26, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

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A panel of experts from Washtenaw County government agencies and nonprofits discuss what we can do to preserve farmland, forests, open space, and natural areas in Washtenaw County. They will highlight what efforts are already under way, and how we can expand efforts to help local farmers and conservationists.

This panel includes members from the Mindful Eating Team of the Ann Arbor Unitarian Universalist Congregation, the Park Planning and Natural Areas Planning Department of Washtenaw County, members of the Legacy Land Conservancy, local farmers, and Argus Farm Stop.

Location: 
Ann Arbor District Library Westgate Branch
Address: 
2503 Jackson Ave, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48103

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Unions 101

Date: 
Tue, Feb 26, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

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Join us for a discussion about Unions 101. We will have a brief presentation along with time for questions and discussions with a former local UAW president. Bring your questions about the history, importance, organizing, and bargaining of unions.

We will meet in from 7-9 in the Bernhard Center, Rm 106.

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Location: 
WMU College Democrats
Address: 
1903 W. Michigan Ave., Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008

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Detroiters Speak: The Costs of Mass Incarceration in Detroit

Date: 
Thu, Mar 28, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

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Join us for our Winter 2019 Detroiters Speak series: Whose Safety? Policing Minds, Bodies, and Borders in Detroit.

Each week will feature different Detroit-based speakers and guests who will explore the given topic and engage the students through a combination of formal remarks, presentations, and public discussion.

Light dinner provided; free transportation from Ann Arbor to Detroit; public welcome and encouraged to attend.

Free Parking provided in WSU lot 62.

Location: 
Cass Corridor Commons
Address: 
4605 Cass Ave, Detroit, Michigan 48201

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What Comes Next: 10 Tips for Effective Advocacy

Date: 
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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