Outdoors

2nd DSA Canvass for Michele Oberholtzer, Hamtramck Edition

Date: 
Sat, Aug 4, 2018 - 1:00pm to 6:00pm

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Following our next General Meeting in August, we will be doing a 2nd DSA Canvass for Michele Oberholtzer in Hamtramck. This will be super fun! Bring friends!

https://www.facebook.com/events/250742109057347/

Location: 
2694 Trowbridge St, Hamtramck, MI 48212-3241, United States

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Canvassing for Michele Oberholtzer and Joel Batterman

Date: 
Sat, Jul 28, 2018 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

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Join Detroit DSA to GOTV for these two great candidates. Joel is running for Wayne County Commission, 2nd District. Michele is running for Michigan State Rep, 4th District. When we knock on doors (and doors, and doors, and doors) and spread our message, we win!

https://www.facebook.com/events/295585837848639/

Location: 
9300 Oakland Ave.

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The Barking Boutique Protest

Date: 
Sat, Jul 28, 2018 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Come be a voice for the breeding dogs left in puppy mills. Warn the public about the source of dogs for this store. #Grandville #endpuppymills

Puppies bought in stores are more likely to have health and behavior issues.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1558787817300102?osm=1

Location: 
The Barking Boutique
Address: 
2939 Wilson Ave SW, Ste 104, Grandville, Michigan 49418

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March in Solidarity with National Prisoner Strike

Date: 
Thu, Aug 23, 2018 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

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Prisoners around the country are organizing a national prisoner strike, to begin on August 21 and going through September 9. The strikers are demanding an end to prison slavery in addition to other demands (see below for more details on specific demands). To support the strikers inside, we are organizing this march downtown Lansing to
1. draw attention to the national demands of the prisoners
2. demand no retaliation against participating prisoners in Michigan

Location: 
Durant Park, Lansing, MI (700 N. Capitol)

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Oil out of Water, Upton out of Office

Date: 
Thu, Jul 26, 2018 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

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In 2010, one of the largest inland oil spills in US history impacted Kalamazoo County when Enbridge’s Line 6B ruptured, spewing nearly 1 million gallons of oil into the Kalamazoo River. People were forced to evacuate their homes, jobs were lost, ecosystems were destroyed, and the safety of our water was threatened.

Location: 
Downtown Kalamazoo (TBD)

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Bathrobe March 2: Stop The Detroit Water Shutoffs

Date: 
Sun, Jul 29, 2018 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

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DRESS CODE: Dress in bathrobes, and towels. Wear your best swimsuit or beachwear and bring your signs. bring your shower caps, loofahs and lets march the streets "whos water, our water"

******WE WILL GATHER AT ATWATER BREWERY about 5:30-6:00pm the march will start at 4 walking from Atwater through Chene Park.. up the Riverwalk...small rally will take place around the GM REN CEN SPLASH FOUNTAIN*********Then marching up through Hart Plaza onto Woodward Avenue following into a Direct Action at Campus Martius Park.

Location: 
Detroit Riverfront
Address: 
1340 E Atwater St, Detroit, Michigan 48207

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Pride Picnic

Date: 
Sun, Aug 5, 2018 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm

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Please join us for the final day of Ann Arbor Pride as we celebrate with a picnic in Ann Arbor's Wheeler Park.

This annual event is a celebration of our diverse LGBTQ community and is a family-friendly event that is open to all.

More details to follow.

https://www.facebook.com/events/199904474049354/

Location: 
Wheeler Park

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Lansing March To #RetireLine5

Date: 
Thu, Jul 19, 2018 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm

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This is the last final March for the week! We will meet at the Capital and March around the area to the MDEQ, and there offices.
#RetireLine5

Needs:
Speakers
Coolers - Drinks
Even more signs and people!

Main Event Page:
https://www.facebook.com/events/234117957196471/?ti=cl

https://www.facebook.com/events/891452851041493/

Location: 
Michigan State Capitol

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Water is Life Festival

Date: 
Sat, Sep 1, 2018 - 12:00pm to 6:00pm

We will be CELEBRATING WATER and our connection to it through music (various bands and hip hop acts), poets and speakers, including tribal leaders, state legislators and candidates. Family friendly - we will have a children's area. The day will begin with the Pipe Out Paddle flotilla and LUNCH will be served at 12 NOON following the flotilla. Seth Bernard has agreed to emcee our event! SPEAKERS from FLINT, DETROIT and about NESTLE and LINE 5!!

Location: 
Conkling Heritage Park

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Together We Stand: A Demand to End Family Separation

Date: 
Sat, Jul 14, 2018 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

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We are channeling our solidarity and rage through art to evoke a collective empathy and resistance. We demand an end to family separation across all communities.

Come join us on Saturday, July 14th at 6pm in front of the Spirit of Detroit as we continue the fight to end family separation through visual art, spoken word, and music from local artists.

https://www.facebook.com/events/635198473510829/

Location: 
Spirit of Detroit: 2 Woodward Ave., Detroit MI 48226 US

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