Democracy

Canvasser Training - Detroit

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Sat, Aug 18, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

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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.

Our solution will amend Michigan’s Constitution to create an Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission that will use a fair, impartial, and transparent process for drawing our election maps. We are recruiting a team of 10,000+ volunteers who will help us spread the word about the proposal in their communities, and we need your help!

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The Anchor Bar,: 450 W. Fort Street, Detroit Michigan 48226 US

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Canvasser Training - Sterling Heights

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Sat, Aug 18, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

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.

Our solution will amend Michigan’s Constitution to create an Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission that will use a fair, impartial, and transparent process for drawing our election maps. We are recruiting a team of 10,000+ volunteers who will help us spread the word about the proposal in their communities, and we need your help!

Location: 
Panera Bread, 36808 Van Dyke Sterling Heights, MI 48312: 36808 Van Dyke, Sterling Heights MI 48312 US

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100th Town Hall - Detroit

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Thu, Aug 16, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

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Voters Not Politicians is a grassroots, volunteer-driven campaign to end the role partisan gerrymandering plays in Michigan elections. This year, voters will have the chance to vote YES on Proposal 2 on November 6, 2018, to create a fair, impartial, and transparent redistricting process!

Our volunteer campaign wrote a constitutional amendment to fix this critical issue after hosting 33 Town Hall in 33 days in 2016, collecting feedback from thousands of Michiganders. Now we are hosting our campaign’s 100th Town Hall!

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

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Ypsi GOTV Rally with Bernie Sanders and Abdul For Governor

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Sun, Aug 5, 2018 - 3:30pm to 6:30pm

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It's time to GET OUT THE VOTE. Join us in Ypsilanti as Senator Bernie Sanders helps Get Out the Vote for Dr. Abdul El-Sayed, Democratic candidate for governor. We'll also be welcoming special guests including Nina Turner, President of Our Revolution, and Linda Sarsour, Founder of the Women's March!

Doors open at 3:30PM, with the program running from 5PM-6:30PM. This event is free and open to the public, we hope to see you there!

Location: 
Ann Arbor Marriott Ypsilanti at Eagle Crest
Address: 
1275 S Huron St, Ypsilanti, MI 48197

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Detroit GOTV Rally with Bernie Sanders and Abdul For Governor

Date: 
Sun, Aug 5, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:30pm

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It's time to GET OUT THE VOTE. Join us in Detroit as Senator Bernie Sanders helps Get Out The Vote for Dr. Abdul El-Sayed, Democratic candidate for governor! We'll also be welcoming special guests Nina Turner, President of Our Revolution, and Linda Sarsour, Founder of the Women's March!

Doors open at 2PM, with the program running from 3PM-4:30PM. This event is free and open to the public, we hope to see you there!

Location: 
Cobo Center
Address: 
1 Washington Blvd, Detroit, Michigan 48226

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Washtenaw County: Canvass for Abdul El-Sayed

Date: 
Thu, Aug 2, 2018 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

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Washtenaw County is going to launch a canvass Thursday 8/2 @ 6 p.m. to talk to voters about our values, social justice issues and Abdul El-Sayed for governor!

We will meet outside at Cultiave, where there is plenty of table space to group up.

Show up for this!

https://www.facebook.com/events/2148758025388903/

Location: 
Cultivate Coffee & TapHouse
Address: 
307 N River St, Ypsilanti, Michigan 48198

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Congressional Candidate Forum (sponsored by 8th Dist Dem Comm)

Date: 
Wed, Aug 1, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

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Both 8th District congressional candidates will respond to questions in what is likely to be their last joint appearance before the Aug. 7 Democratic primary

https://www.facebook.com/events/1504392139665690/

Location: 
Kinawa School, 1900 Kinawa Dr. Okemos

Redistricting Reform Town Hall - Clinton Township

Date: 
Wed, Aug 15, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

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 Clinton Township 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!
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The current process and how it impacts your vote on Election Day

Location: 
Clinton-Macomb Public Library, South Branch 35679 S Gratiot Clinton Township, MI 48035: 35679 S. Gratiot, Clinton Township Michigan 48035 US

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Redistricting Reform Town Hall - Belleville

Date: 
Wed, Aug 29, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Join us at a Town Hall in Belleville 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! We'll be in the Tutoring Room.

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Location: 
Belleville Area District Library, 167 4th Street, Belleville, MI: 167 4th Street, Belleville MI 48111 US

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DownTown Hall - October 13th (walk & talk)

Date: 
Sat, Oct 13, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:30am

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I am taking downtown on the road with a twice-monthly conversation hour!

This session we're going to do a "walk-and-talk". The DDA is considering several street projects on William, First, Ashley, and Huron; so we'll meet at Blake and walk in a circle, talking about the proposed changes and where you think the challenges and opportunities may be. Bring these and any other DDA questions you may have, and we'll take a mosey around downtown Ann Arbor as we talk. Kids, dogs, and folks of all ability levels welcome!

Location: 
Blake Transit Center
Address: 
331 S 4th Ave, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104

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