Panel Discussion

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

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

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

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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

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Let's Talk Education: Town Hall + Panel Discussion

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

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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

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Backpack Full of Cash

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

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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

Conscience and Religious Freedom -- A New Threat to Women's Health and LGBTQ Civil Rights

Date: 
Thu, Mar 15, 2018 - 7:00pm

Learn about the truth and consequences of a new federal Civil Rights division, Conscience and Religious Freedom. In addition, there will be a legislative briefing on reproductive justice.

Speakers:
Kathryn Joseph, J.D., Catholics for Choice
Rep. Erika Geiss, MI Progressive Women's Caucus
Emily Clancy, Planned Parenthood Advocates of MI
Paul von Oeyen, M.D., Obstetrician

Presented by Michigan Interfaith Reproductive Justice Coalition.

Doors open at 6:30 pm.

No charge, Light refreshments.

Location: 
NCJW Greater Detroit: 26400 Lahser, Suite 306, Southfield MI 48033 US

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Building a Better Michigan: A District Dialogue

Date: 
Thu, Mar 15, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

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Michigan’s infrastructure is some of the worst in the nation - crumbling roads and bridges, lead pipes, and dangerous highways. How do we fix this? We will discuss from a number of perspectives.

Confirmed Panelists:
- Patrick Lindemann, Ingham County Drain Commissioner
- Milton Scales, fmr. Ingham County Road Commissioner and Meridian Township Trustee
- Aaron Stephens, Member of East Lansing City Council
- Todd Tennis; Ingham County Commissioner and
Legislative Policy Specialist

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

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HOW DO WE BUILD PROGRESSIVE MAJORITY IN THE WAKE OF REPUBLICAN ELECTORAL VICTORIES

Date: 
Sun, Mar 4, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

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Hear former Rep. and House Minority Whip David Bonior, author of the book, WHIP, and panelists Rick Blocker, President Detroit AFL-CIO; Catherine Hoffman, member, DSA National Political Committee; and Ed Rowe, CUM Pastor Emeritus, speak at this DSA Metro Detroit event.

Few in Congress have accomplished more than David Bonior on behalf of average Americans. Whip is the story of how he did it.

Source of info: Gray Panthers calendar

Imported from: http://detroit.activatehub.org/events/173234

Location: 
Ferndale Region District Public Library- East Room: 222 East 9 Mile Road, Ferndale MI 48220 US

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Winning Elections for A Progressive Future: A District Dialogue

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

In order to bring about progressive change, we must win elections. We will discuss methods to make elections open and fair, fix the Democratic party, and win in 2018.

Confirmed Panelists:

- Kelly Collison, Chair of MDP Progressive Caucus
- Brett Dreyfus, Meridian Township Clerk
- Mark Grebner, Political Consultant
- Walt Sorg, fmr. Board Member of Voters Not Politicians

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

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Lecture / Discussion:Stories From the Spectrum: Non-Binary Experiences

Date: 
Fri, Nov 17, 2017 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm

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Please join us for a unique panel where folx will have the opportunity to hear stories and lived narratives directly from individuals in the non-binary/genderqueer/agender community. Refreshments will be served.

Location: 
Michigan Union
Address: 
530 S. State Street Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1308

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Queers Without Fears

Date: 
Thu, Oct 19, 2017 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

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Eastern Michigan University's Queer and Trans People of Color Collective (QTPOCC) presents Queers Without Fears: A Conversation on Abusive Relationships in Queer and Trans Communities. An incredible panel has been put together featuring 5 inspirational queer and trans activists of color from around Metro Detroit. All of these lovely panelists will be speaking about their own experiences dealing with forms of abuse in intimate relationships within the LGBTQ+ community.

This is also LBC Credit approved!

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Date: Thursday, October 19, 2017

Location: 
Eastern Michigan University
Address: 
The Intersection, Student Center (900 Oakwood St, Eastern Michigan University)

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