Democracy

UM/Yspi Area Direct Action skills Training

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Sun, Mar 24, 2019 - 10:30am to 5:30pm

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Welcome!
Register here!
https://form.jotform.com/90765246787169

At this event, three Michigan activists will be sharing knowledge of nonviolent direct action through a series of prepared presentations, activities, and loose group conversations. The day is designed to provide a survey of nonviolent direct action strategies, techniques, and ideas, as well as practical skills such as media creation, coalition building, and navigating legal processes.

Location: 
University of Michigan School of Social Work
Address: 
1080 S University Ave, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109

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Ward 3/4 Issues & Action: Movement Politics

Date: 
Wed, Mar 20, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

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Questions: What is the history and role of political movements in making social change possible?

What is the relationship between movements (or issue activism) and electoral campaigns, candidates, and legislation?

About the speakers:

Andrea Pierce:

A registered member of Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians and founding Chair of the brand new Anishinabek Caucus of MDP. She will focus on the movement to shut down Enbridge Line 5 and how this impacts Michigan politics.

Mark Muhich:

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

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Listening Session: Census & Civic Engagement 2020

Date: 
Wed, Mar 27, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

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Join Model D and CitizenDetroit for a SOLUTIONS-based LISTENING SESSION on CIVIC ENGAGEMENT in 2020.

Being counted is absolutely essential for making your voice heard. But often, our communities of color, those with low incomes and immigrant populations are undercounted.

Location: 
2010 14th St, Detroit, MI 48216-1559, United States

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Democracy Reform Town Hall - Houghton

Date: 
Thu, Mar 28, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

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In 2018, Michigan voters and Voters Not Politicians made history by passing a redistricting reform amendment with 61% of the vote to end gerrymandering.

Join Voters Not Politicians at a Democracy Reform Town Hall to learn more about Michigan’s new redistricting process and how you can participate. The group will also discuss other critical democracy reform issues to strengthen the democratic process through citizen action in Michigan.

Admission is free, and all Michiganders are welcome (including young ones)! However, SPACE IS LIMITED, so please RSVP!

Location: 
Portage Lake District Library
Address: 
58 Huron St, Houghton, Michigan 49931

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Democracy Reform Town Hall - Pontiac

Date: 
Wed, Mar 27, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

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In 2018, Michigan voters and Voters Not Politicians made history by passing a redistricting reform amendment with 61% of the vote to end gerrymandering.

Join Voters Not Politicians at a Democracy Reform Town Hall to learn more about Michigan’s new redistricting process and how you can participate. The group will also discuss other critical democracy reform issues to strengthen the democratic process through citizen action in Michigan.

Admission is free, and all Michiganders are welcome (including young ones)! However, SPACE IS LIMITED, so please RSVP!

Location: 
The Crofoot
Address: 
1 S Saginaw St, Pontiac, Michigan 48342

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Democracy Reform Town Hall - Livonia

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

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In 2018, Michigan voters and Voters Not Politicians made history by passing a redistricting reform amendment with 61% of the vote to end gerrymandering.

Join Voters Not Politicians at a Democracy Reform Town Hall to learn more about Michigan’s new redistricting process and how you can participate. The group will also discuss other critical democracy reform issues to strengthen the democratic process through citizen action in Michigan. We'll be at the DAV Chapter Hall in Livonia.

Location: 
30905 Plymouth Rd Livonia, MI 48150

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Democracy Reform Town Hall - Kalamazoo

Date: 
Sat, Mar 23, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

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In 2018, Michigan voters and Voters Not Politicians made history by passing a redistricting reform amendment with 61% of the vote to end gerrymandering.

Join Voters Not Politicians at a Democracy Reform Town Hall to learn more about Michigan’s new redistricting process and how you can participate. The group will also discuss other critical democracy reform issues to strengthen the democratic process through citizen action in Michigan.

Admission is free, and all Michiganders are welcome (including young ones)! However, SPACE IS LIMITED, so please RSVP!

Location: 
Kalamazoo First Congregational UCC
Address: 
345 W Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49007

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The Better Arguments Project: Detroit

Date: 
Thu, Mar 21, 2019 - 8:30am to 12:30pm

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**Registration is now closed for this event. If you reserved a seat through the sign-up form, you are all set.**

Urban Consulate is pleased to welcome The Better Arguments Project, a collaboration by The Aspen Institute, Facing History and Ourselves, and Allstate to help bridge ideological divides – not by papering over those divides but by teaching Americans how to have better arguments.

Location: 
The Eastern Detroit
Address: 
3434 Russell St, Detroit, Michigan 48207

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How To Turn Macomb County Blue

Date: 
Wed, Mar 27, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

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What do we have to do to turn Macomb County blue? Join Indivisible Fighting 9 at our regular meeting for a panel discussion on this topic, with special guests Bob Fetter (past Chair 9th District Democratic Party), Melody McGee (Chair, Macomb County Black Caucus), Kristina Lodovisi (Warren Area Democratic Club), Carole Chi (Chair, Sterling Heights Democratic Club),and Alyssa Hall (Chair, South Central Macomb Democratic Club).

https://www.facebook.com/events/389448638561317/

Location: 
First United Methodist Church of Ferndale, MI
Address: 
22331 Woodward Ave, Ferndale, Michigan 48220

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Democracy Reform Town Hall - Dearborn

Date: 
Thu, Mar 28, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

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In 2018, Michigan voters and Voters Not Politicians made history by passing a redistricting reform amendment with 61% of the vote to end gerrymandering.

Join Voters Not Politicians at a Democracy Reform Town Hall to learn more about Michigan’s new redistricting process and how you can participate. The group will also discuss other critical democracy reform issues to strengthen the democratic process through citizen action in Michigan.

Admission is free, and all Michiganders are welcome (including young ones)! However, SPACE IS LIMITED, so please RSVP!

Location: 
Henry Ford Centennial Library
Address: 
16301 Michigan Avenue, Dearborn, Michigan 48126

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