Democracy

Saline Indivisible meeting

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Sun, Apr 9, 2017 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

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Brecon Room

Location: 
Saline District Library, 555 N Maple Rd, Saline, MI 48176, USA

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AALWV-Young & Elected

Date: 
Thu, Mar 16, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

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A panel featuring young elected officials across Michigan who are creating change within their communities

Location: 
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, Annenberg Auditorium Weill Hall

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Engaged Citizen: Who, What, and How?

Date: 
Sun, Mar 12, 2017 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm

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Your representatives:
Who does what and how do they interact?
Which issues are coordinated by which parts of our government?
What is the best method of communication?
How do we stay informed?

Attending local officials will be:
– State Senator Rebekah Warren
– State Rep. Adam Zemke
– State Rep. Yousef Rabhi
– City Councilmember Kirk Westphal
– County Chair Commissioner Andy LaBarre

Location: 
First United Methodist Church Ann Arbor
Address: 
120 S. State St., Ann Arbor, MI 48104

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Panel to Discuss New Initiatives to Defend Michigan Elections

Date: 
Sat, Apr 1, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

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Last November, Michigan faced a recount of votes when the Jill Stein campaign asked for one. That election recount highlighted a range of issues related to tabulating votes in some Michigan counties.

The Washtenaw County Democratic Party is hosting the panel “Protecting Elections: New Initiatives to Defend Michigan Elections” to discuss what happened in November 2016 and how our state can respond to issues that challenge the integrity of elections.

Key training areas will be:

Location: 
Washtenaw County Learning Resource Center
Address: 
4135 Washtenaw Ave., Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108

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Dexter Persists March

Date: 
Sat, Mar 11, 2017 - 8:40am to 10:00am

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EVENT UPDATE:
We expect the press to be there--so have your signs ready!!!

http://www.mlive.com/news/ann-arbor/index.ssf/2017/03/protest_planned_outside_dexter.html#incart_river_home

Location: 
7275 W Joy Rd, Dexter, MI 48130
Address: 
3279 Broad St, Dexter, Michigan 48130

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Civil Conversations/soulful solidarity

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

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Join in conversations taken from Krista Tippet's NPR series on "civil conversations"

Imported from: http://detroit.activatehub.org/events/94914

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

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Grassroots Advocacy – What it Takes to Influence Decision Makers

Date: 
Thu, Apr 6, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

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How can you affect national, state, and local policy? Anne Brown, Chris Kolb, and Chuck Warpehoski have the on-the-ground experience to help you make a difference.

* Anne Brown has served as staffer for State Rep. David Rutledge and on the Ypsilanti City Council, where she also helped form the Ypsilanti Human Rights Commission/Black Lives Matter subcommittee.

* Chris Kolb has served on Ann Arbor City Council, the Michigan House of Representatives, and now as head of the Michigan Environmental Council

Location: 
Temple Beth Emeth/St. Clare's Episcopal Church
Address: 
2309 Packard St., Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104

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Community Organizing Brown Bag– 7 Principles of Community Organizing

Date: 
Tue, Mar 28, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

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Community Organizing can be holding a rally or circulating a petition, but it is also much more than that. Come join ICPJ Director Chuck Warpehoski as he presents seven core community organizing principles that he has used over the last 18 years of work in the field. Bring a lunch and learn how he uses concepts such as “organizing is about relationships,” “focus on action,” and “meet people where they are” to build movements for social transformation.

Location: 
Interfaith Council for Peace and Justice
Address: 
1414 Hill St

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Meet US Senator Gary Peters Director and others

Date: 
Sun, Mar 19, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

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Come prepared to take action and meet others who are working to resist Trump's agenda.We’ll be encouraging our Members of Congress in Senate and House to represent us, not Trump.

Kevin Hrit, Regional Director for US Senator Gary Peters will be there to talk and he promised to bring some of his colleagues.

Sign up to attend at:
https://actionnetwork.org/events/meet-us-senator-gary-peters-director-and-others

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Warren TBD

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Mike McDermott for State Representative of Wayne and Westland

Date: 
Sat, Mar 25, 2017 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

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Join us for the campaign kickoff event for Mike McDermott, Democrat for State Representative of the 16th District. The event is at DeLuca's Restaurant in Westland, MI (at the corner of Warren and Inkster Rds.)

Location: 
DeLuca's Restaurant
Address: 
27424 Warren Rd, Westland, MI 48185

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