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Michigan House 40th District Progressive Candidates Forum

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Sat, May 19, 2018 - 10:30am to 12:00pm

This moderated candidate forum will introduce the Progressive candidates running for Michigan’s 40th House District, Nicole Bedi and Mari Manoogian.

The 40th House District covers Birmingham and Bloomfield Hills, Bloomfield Township, West Bloomfield, and extends west to Orchard Lake Road. If you are in the district, you will not want to miss this event. Even if you are not in the district but want to support progressive candidates at the State level, then please register.

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Location: 
Groves High School, Wylie E.: 20500 W. 13 Mile Road, Beverly Hills MI 48025 US

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May Meeting-Candidate Volunteer Fair

Date: 
Thu, May 17, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

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In May we will have some candidates at Null with us! Each candidate (or their representative) will have a few minutes to talk, and then we will have the opportunity to chat with them in small groups and hear how we can help on their campaign.

So far we have confirmed attendance from these candidates/reps-will update as we get confirmation from others.

Donna Lasinski
Adam Dreher
Gretchen Driskell
Steve Friday
Terri McKinnon
Bill Cobbs
Shri Thanedar

Should be an excellent meeting, hope to see you all there!

Location: 
Null Taphouse and Bottle Shop 2319 Bishop Cir E, Dexter, Michigan 48130

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Volunteer Meet & Greet - Traverse City

Date: 
Thu, May 17, 2018 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Since the Fall of 2016, Voters Not Politicians' volunteers have been working primarily online, using internet tools to collaborate across the entire state of Michigan. Any chance we get to meet in person is great, but when folks from the Southern Lower get together with volunteers in the Northern Lower, it’s an extra special time!

Location: 
Right Brain Brewery
Address: 
225 E 16th St, Traverse City, Michigan 49684

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5-10-18 Call to Activism in Ypsilanti

Date: 
Thu, May 10, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

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Come out, enjoy some food & conversation with locals who share your concerns and want to do something about them!

We're partnering with the Eastern Washtenaw Democratic Club to host THURSDAY NIGHT calling parties at the WCDP office at 418 W. Michigan in Ypsilanti.

SIGN UP HERE: https://bit.ly/2jplmad

Our goal is to make phone activism more convenient to attend for Eastern county residents & to help rebuild the Eastern Washtenaw Democratic Club.

Location: 
418 W Michigan Ave, Ypsilanti, MI 48197-5327, United States

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Brews & Views - Promote the Vote

Date: 
Wed, May 16, 2018 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm

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The focus of our May session will be voter access and participation in our democracy. Promote the Vote is a coalition working to pass a proposed amendment to Michigan's Constitution that would make voting more accessible. A representative from this group will be with us to talk about the issues our state faces in accessing our right to vote and how the proposed amendment addresses those challenges. We will talk about the content of the proposed amendment and the campaign's current status. We will then have time for questions and discussion.

Location: 
Pointless Brewery & Theatre
Address: 
3014 Packard St, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108

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Win Justice Grand Rapids Action Forum

Date: 
Thu, May 10, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm

SEIU, Center for Community Change, Michigan People’s Campaign, MOSES Action, Color of Change PAC and Planned Parenthood Action have formed an exciting new partnership called Win Justice Michigan. We are working together to help build the long-term political power of workers, women, young people and people of color in Michigan, and to Win Justice in the 2018 Election!
Please join us on May 10th in Grand Rapids for our Action Forum at Fountain Street Church (24 Fountain St. NE, GR, MI 49503) from 6-8:30pm.

Location: 
Fountain Street Church
Address: 
24 Fountain Street Northeast, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503

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Detroit Listening Session- Hosted by Staci and Nicole

Date: 
Sun, May 6, 2018 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

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Black Women's Roundtable (BWR) comprises a diverse group of Black women civic leaders of international, national, regional and state-based organizations and institutions. Together, the BWR membership represents the issues and concerns of millions of Americans and families who live across the United States and around the world.

BWR Metro Detroit is working with elected State Reps in Lansing to create a Black Women's Agenda for the State of Michigan. We would like your VOICE in creating this agenda and moving Michigan forward for black women and our communities.

Location: 
5461 Brush St, Detroit, MI 48202-4100, United States

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May Troy Indivisible Meeting

Date: 
Thu, May 17, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

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Join us on May 17 to learn more about Next Gen America and how we can support our younger generations. Bring a progressive friend!

https://www.facebook.com/events/2011160189204203/

Location: 
Kerby's Koney Island
Address: 
5407 Crooks Rd, Troy, Michigan 48098

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Meet the Democratic endorsed candidates

Date: 
Wed, May 2, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

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Washtenaw Community College, Language Arts and Sciences Building Room 275

Ann Arbor Indivisible for Democracy is hosting and organizing this meeting and it is co-sponsored by the 12th district Progressive Caucus chapter. Recently endorsed candidates for the state-wide Democratic ticket will be attending to speak with us. For those of you that attended the convention on April 15, you are already very familiar with these names, and others will have a chance to become more familiar.

Location: 
Washtenaw Community College
Address: 
4800 E Huron River Dr, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105

A2D2 May 2 Meeting

Date: 
Wed, May 2, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

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May Meeting co-sponsored by the 12th district Progressive Caucus chapter

We are excited to invite you to come meet and speak with Democratic Party endorsed candidates:

Dana Nessel, Attorney General candidate
Sam Bagenstos, Supreme Court Justice candidate
Megan Cavanaugh, Supreme Court Justice candidate

https://www.facebook.com/events/583809301975477/

Location: 
Crane Liberal Arts And Science Building @ Washtenaw C.C., Rm 275

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