Workshop

Campaign & Candidate Training

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Sat, Aug 26, 2017 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

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The Michigan People's Campaign is offering free training for progressive candidates in traditional Republican areas. The initial training is 3 hours and we need 30 people to commit to attend in order to have the trainers come to Allegan from the east side of the state.

This training is for EVERYONE, not just candidates. We all need to assist our candidates and there are many jobs to be done for various interests and talents.

Please join us for this important training!

Location: 
Allegan District Library
Address: 
331 Hubbard St, Allegan, Michigan 49010

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COMMON SENSE ECONOMICS Train-the-Trainer Registration

Date: 
Sat, Jul 22, 2017 - 9:00am to 4:30pm

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Register here: https://goo.gl/hs1amU

Location: 
Michigan AFL-CIO, 419 S. Washington Sq Lansing, MI

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Movement Politics Training in Ann Arbor

Date: 
Sun, Aug 13, 2017 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

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Join us for a training on movement politics - transforming our political system by building political power to act on our social justice values. This training is designed to train people who are interested in running for office, running campaigns, or getting involved in campaigns. and want to learn more about movement politics works, how to use animating issues to build progressive campaigns, and how to build a movement politics stratedy that will win. This will be at Temple Beth Emeth - 2309 Packard St. Ann Arbor, MI. It WILL NOT BE in Detroit!

Location: 
Temple Beth Emeth
Address: 
4405 Wesson, Detroit, Michigan 48210

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Intersectionality:

A Discussion on Ethical Redevelopment featuring Theaster Gates

Date: 
Thu, Jul 20, 2017 - 5:30pm to 9:30pm

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Over the past year, a group of urban practitioners from around the country were selected by Place Lab, a University of Chicago-based partnership led by Theaster Gates, to travel to Chicago and engage the 9 Principles of Ethical Redevelopment.

Location: 
University of Detroit Mercy
Address: 
4001 W McNichols Rd, Detroit, Michigan 48221

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Bystander Intervention Training - Ann Arbor

Date: 
Sat, Jul 29, 2017 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm

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As we see media accounts of attacks against immigrants, Muslims, and other populations, many of us have asked ourselves, “What would or could I have done if I were there?”

Location: 
Touchstone Cohousing
Address: 
560 Little Lake Dr, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48103

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Rapid Response to ICE Training

Date: 
Thu, Jun 15, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

This is our next Rapid Response to ICE training that is being hosted by the Grand Rapids Immigrant Solidarity Network. The training is for people who want to take action in support of the undocumented community.

This is a training specifically for what kinds of tactics we can use to respond to ICE raids and how we can mobilize people quickly to 1) prevent ICE from arresting, detaining and deporting people and 2) provide support (mutual aid) for the family members impacted by ICE raids.

Location: 
City Life Church
Address: 
574 S Division Ave, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49501

Precinct Activist Training

Date: 
Sat, Jul 8, 2017 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm

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Join Western Washtenaw Democrats for this special training event to prepare precinct activists for more effective door-to-door canvassing. No experience necessary! Questions? Email vicechair@wwdems.org. Sign up at http://bit.ly/DemsRegister

https://www.facebook.com/events/301864423599760/

Location: 
Ibew Local 252 Union Hall
Address: 
7920 Jackson Rd, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48103

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Detroit "Secrets" Classes from Labor Notes

Date: 
Sat, Jun 24, 2017 - 9:30am to 12:00pm

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Detroit 'Secrets of a Successful Organizer' Training
10 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 24, U of M Dearborn

Two simultaneous workshops:
'Using Social Media to Organize,'' with Ashley Secord and Phil Bianco of UFCW Local 876. Learn how to cultivate and moderate an online space, and integrate social media into your campaign and as an everyday tool for union members.

Location: 
U of M Dearborn, Social Sciences Building

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Let's Talk: Communicating Across Political Divides

Date: 
Tue, Jun 20, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Join No Space for Hate for the next installment of Let’s Talk, community education workshops to address topics of discrimination. How do we have difficult conversations with people with whom we disagree on these issues? Together, we’ll explore civil discourse in uncivil times.

Location: 
Huntington Woods Library
Address: 
26415 Scotia Rd, Huntington Woods, Michigan 48070

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Navigating (Political) Disagreements

Date: 
Sat, Apr 29, 2017 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

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Together we’ll sharpen our skills talking about issues and areas of disagreement by focusing on finding common ground, deep listening, and brave dialogue. We recognize that we are joining in a long and enduring struggle of which the current political and social climate is the most recent manifestation.

Location: 
Gerry Kulick Community Center: 1201 Livernois St., Ferndale MI 48220 US

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