Democracy

MDP Black Caucus: Campaign Kick Off

Date: 
Thu, May 25, 2017 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

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MDP BLACK CAUCUS WANTS YOU TO COME OUT AND MEET ALL THE CANDIDATES!!

Get ready for the 2017 elections.
Know who you can vote for.

CANDIDATES THROUGHOUT WAYNE COUNTY WILL BE PRESENT.
CANDIDATES FROM ROMULUS, TAYLOR, DEARBORN, DEARBORN HEIGHTS , DETROIT & WESTLAND.
They will each get about 2 minutes to speak.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mdp-black-caucus-pre-memorial-day-celebration-tickets-34127907490

Location: 
1917 American Bistro
Address: 
19416 Livernois Ave, Detroit, Michigan 48221

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Forum: Muslims in Hamtramck Politics

Date: 
Mon, May 22, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

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Bill Meyer will host and guest speaker Khalid M. Turaani will lead a discussion about what it’s like to be a Muslim in politics in America, and Hamtramck specifically. Muslim candidates and officials will speak from their chairs and it will NOT be a candidates night to expound campaign positions, but rather to learn about each other as human beings first. OneHamtramck does NOT officially endorse any candidate, but is providing the forum for discussion.

Imported from: http://detroit.activatehub.org/events/114594

Location: 
Yemen Cafe 8740 Jos. Campau, Hamtramck, MI 48212

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League of Women Voters Jackson Presentation Luncheon

Date: 
Wed, May 17, 2017 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

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Join us for an educational lunch on a number of important issues that the Jackson Unit is pursuing. Issue Groups will present brief reports to the entire group on their work and findings. If you have particular interest in one of the topics, be sure to sit at that “Topic Table” where Issue Group Members will guide discussion and answer questions.
• VOTER RIGHTS AND PROTECTION: Redistricting
• CRIMINAL JUSTICES REFORM: Challenges for Parolees
• ENVIRONMENT PRESERVATION: Class A Biosolids
• PUBLIC EDUCATION: Civic education in grade/ high schools

Location: 
Hard Knock Grill
Address: 
3705 Ann Arbor Rd, Jackson, Michigan 49202

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Detroit Green Party Meeting

Date: 
Thu, May 18, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Agenda topics will include:
- Local candidates running for office in 2017. Including Anita Belle for Detroit Mayor and D. Etta Wilcoxon for Detroit City Clerk.
- Local issues to be on ballots in the area in 2017, discuss direction of support and engagement.
- Upcoming Michigan's Voting Justice Conference on July 22nd in Detroit with Dr Jill Stein.

Wayne County Greens are having a Memorial Day Potluck Gathering at the Parkland Structure in Hines Park on Sunday, May 28th, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Families are encouraged to attend and bring a dish to share.

Location: 
NANDI'S KNOWLEDGE CAFE': 12511 Woodward Ave, Highland Park MI 48203 US
Address: 
12511 Woodward Ave, Highland Park, Michigan 48203

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Indivisible Michigan 14th Meeting

Date: 
Sun, Jun 25, 2017 - 2:00pm to 4:30pm

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Details to follow.

Imported from: http://detroit.activatehub.org/events/113137

Location: 
Swords Into Plowshares Peace Center and Gallery: 33 E. Adams, Detroit Michigan 48226 US

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LWV Ann Arbor Area Annual Meeting

Date: 
Tue, May 16, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

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Join the League of Women Voters of the Ann Arbor Area for our annual meeting on Thursday, May 16.

The guest speaker is Douglas Koop, executive director of the Legacy Land Conservancy. Refreshments will be available. Honorary lifetime members will be honored, and a business meeting will follow.

More information: http://conta.cc/2pwku8Y

https://www.facebook.com/events/675553699297534/

Location: 
Kerrytown Concert House
Address: 
415 N 4th Ave, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104

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Jackson "Coffee Hour"

Date: 
Thu, May 11, 2017 - 9:00am to 10:00am

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Congressman Tim Walberg will be meeting with constituents on Thursday, May 11 in Jackson. (From his website)
TRUTH:
Congressman Tim Walberg will talking at constituents on Thursday, May 11 in Jackson and will not listen.

https://www.facebook.com/events/771148459714336/

Location: 
Jackson County Tower Building -- Fifth Floor 120 W. Michigan Ave. Jackson, MI 49201

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Knock Every Door, Lansing – (continuous, weekly)

Date: 
Repeats every week every Saturday until Fri Jun 16 2017 except Sat Jun 03 2017.
Sat, May 13, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Sat, May 20, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Sat, May 27, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Sat, Jun 10, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:00am

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Go door-to-door having meaningful open-ended conversations with voters – you will be surprised how many voters want to talk about the election! Contact Susan Skidmore (saskidmore1@gmail.com) with questions.

Location: 
Starbucks, 6727 S Cedar St, Lansing, MI 48911

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Lansing Area Indivisible Summit

Date: 
Wed, May 24, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Speaker to be announced

Location: 
East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbott Road

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Repeal and Replace Dave Trott

Date: 
Sat, May 13, 2017 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Last week Congressman Dave Trott (MI-11) voted for the American Health Care Act, which will slash Medicaid funding to give a huge tax cut to the rich. The AHCA jeopardizes affordable coverage for millions of Americans with pre-existing conditions. The bill was rushed through the house without knowing the cost and impact. Dave Trott has broken his promises to his constituents.

Location: 
Booth Park
Address: 
210 Harmon St, Birmingham, Michigan 48009

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