Democracy

Ward 3/4 Issues & Action: The Library Lot & Fermi 2

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Wed, Jul 18, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

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We will meet in the back room to make it easier to hear. We will have a PA with microphone courtesy of our neighbor Oz’s Music.

Presenters:

A representative of CRAFT (Citizen’s Resistance at Fermi Two) will give us an update on DTE’s Fermi nuke discharges into Lake Erie

Neighbor and attorney Eric Lipson will present on the Library Lot citizen initiated ballot initiative

There is rumor of birthday cake

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Location: 
Morgan and York Fine Wines and Specialty Foods
Address: 
1928 Packard St, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104

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Redistricting Reform Town Hall - Canton

Date: 
Thu, Aug 2, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

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Voters Not Politicians is a grassroots, volunteer-driven campaign working to end partisan gerrymandering, where politicians choose their voters behind closed doors to give themselves unfair advantages.

Join us at a Town Hall in Canton to learn more about partisan gerrymandering and how you can get involved to help amend Michigan’s Constitution to create a fair, impartial, and transparent process for drawing our election maps!

Location: 
Canton Public Library: 1200 S Canton Center Rd, Canton Michigan 48188 US

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Panel Discussion: Ypsi's Next Generation of Leaders

Date: 
Wed, Jul 18, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

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Join us for a free panel discussion on what's next for Ypsi, featuring young leaders from Ypsi and Ypsi Township. Yen Azzaro will moderate a panel featuring:

-Djeneba Cherif, assistant principal of Ypsilanti Community High School
-Jermaine Dickerson, founder of Hero Nation
-Morgan Foreman, paraprofessional educator at Ypsilanti Middle School and site coordinator for Washtenaw County Parks and Recreation's Summer Playground Program
-Elize Jekabson, program director of First Fridays Ypsilanti

Location: 
Riverside Off Center
Address: 
64 N Huron St, Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197

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Primary Candidate Forum

Date: 
Mon, Jul 16, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

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Join us for a Primary Candidate Forum at MCC's Downtown Sturrus Technology Center!

Each evening will feature a community guest moderator. The format will consist of candidates’ opening statements and selected questions pertaining to three general topics that will be identified in advance. All forums will be held at:

Monday, July 9, 2018: 6:30-8:00 pm
1. 34th State Senate District-Republican Primary Candidates (Jon Bumstead & Holly Hughes)
2. 91st State Representative District-Republican Primary Candidates (Alan Jager & Greg Van Woerkom)

Location: 
Muskegon Community College Sturrus Technology Center
Address: 
388 West Clay, Muskegon, Michigan 49440

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Fight Poverty, Not the Poor: Fundraiser for Steve Friday

Date: 
Fri, Jul 13, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

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Steve Friday is a progressive running for Congress in the 7th District. He is taking no corporate money so he can serve the people, not corporate interests. Join us in supporting the cause, as well as having pizza, at Basil Boys in Tecumseh, MI. Suggested donations are $15 to $150, for the $15 Minimum Wage

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Location: 
Basil Boys, 125 W Chicago Blvd, Tecumseh, MI 49286

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Postcardpalooza!

Date: 
Thu, Jul 12, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

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It's a postcard party! Join your fellow resistors for an evening of fun libations, BBQ, and postcard writing to our neighbors across the district. We'll do something tangible with our energy to help get out the vote for the primary. We'll bring the food. You bring the fun (and $5 to help pay for postage).

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Location: 
47286 Northpointe Dr, Canton, MI 48187-1448, United States

Redistricting Reform Town Hall - Owosso

Date: 
Thu, Jul 19, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:15pm

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The Voters Not Politicians ballot committee is hosting Redistricting Reform Town Halls across Michigan, and we're coming to Owosso! We'll be at Roma’s Back Door, in the side dining room, adjacent to the bar. Space is limited so please RSVP to ensure you get a spot!

This is an opportunity for voters to learn about gerrymandering, discuss solutions, and get involved. It will start with a fun and engaging introduction to the facts, then move into a discussion with your neighbors and current volunteers.

Location: 
Roma’s Back Door 200 E Comstock St Owosso, MI 48867

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Redistricting Reform Town Hall - Hamburg

Date: 
Wed, Jul 18, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

The Voters Not Politicians ballot committee is hosting Redistricting Reform Town Halls across Michigan, and we're coming to Hamburg Township! We'll be at the Hamburg Township Library, in Room A.

This is an opportunity for voters to learn about gerrymandering, discuss solutions, and get involved. It will start with a fun and engaging introduction to the facts, then move into a discussion with your neighbors and current volunteers.

Location: 
Hamburg Township Library 10411 Merrill Rd Whitmore Lake, MI 48189

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Candidate Meet & Greet, Ann Arbor Ward 1

Date: 
Sat, Jul 14, 2018 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

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A candidate meet-and-greet will be hosted by Clayton Ousley, candidate for Precinct
Delegate, and Janet Cannon, current PD in Precinct 5. You will have a chance to talk to the
Mayoral candidates, Christopher Taylor and Jack Eaton, the candidates for the Ward 1
council position or their representative, and several State Senate candidates. Refreshments
will be served, including a baked potato bar! RSVP to Clayton, clayton@plus-equals.net

Location: 
802 Barton Dr, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA

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Rally to Fight the Dark Money Lawsuit Against Michigan Voters

Date: 
Tue, Jul 10, 2018 - 12:00pm to 12:30pm

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Michigan voters are under attack, and we need your help.

Join us on Tuesday, July 10th at 12:00pm in Detroit to stop the attack on Michigan's redistricting proposal.

A measure to end gerrymandering in Michigan just qualified for the November ballot -- and it's already under attack. A dark money group is backing a lawsuit to stop the people of Michigan from voting on whether to end gerrymandering.

Location: 
Riverwalk across from Panera Bread: 300 Atwater St, Detroit Michigan 48226 US

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