Democracy

The VNP Story

Date: 
Tue, Mar 12, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Learn how a Facebook post sparked a grassroots movement to take on gerrymandering and put the power back in the hands of the people!

Sponsored by the League of Women Voters, Macomb County, this is a must see event for anyone interested in learning how regular citizens can make a difference. Great for students, activists and civic-minded citizens. It is truly Democracy in Action! The event is free and open to the public. Seating is limited and pre-registration is encouraged.

Location: 
Clinton Macomb Public Library
Address: 
40900 Romeo Plank Rd, Clinton Township, Michigan 48038

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Ward 3/4 Issues & Action: $ In Politics

Date: 
Wed, Feb 27, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

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Note: February meeting will be the 4th Wednesday (2/27/19).
Topic: $ in Politics, What Can We Do?

Speakers:
Adam Zemke, recently term limited Representative from MI 55th District
Conrad Zumhagen of ROAD
Craig Mauger of MI Campaign Finance Network

Topic for March: Movements & elections.
Speakers TBD. Suggestions welcome

https://www.facebook.com/events/2061345790587779/

Location: 
The Church of the Good Shepherd, United Church of Christ
Address: 
2145 Independence Blvd, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104

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What Comes Next: 10 Tips for Effective Advocacy

Date: 
Wed, Feb 20, 2019 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Now that the 2018 elections are over and Michigan's 100th Legislative session has begun, you may find yourself asking "What comes next?" Join PWA as we welcome Rep. Jon Hoadley to answer this and many other pressing questions!

Rep. Hoadley is an exciting third term legislator who represents MI-60 (Kalamazoo) and fights passionately for Michigan's students, the environment, LGBTQ rights, and non-partisan redistricting. He will address important issues such as:

Location: 
YWCA West Central Michigan
Address: 
25 Sheldon Ave SE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503

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Meet Your Elected Officials

Date: 
Wed, Feb 13, 2019 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

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Join your neighbors for an informal open house to meet your elected officials, get your copy of the League’s 2019 "Who’s Who: Your Elected Officials," and celebrate the League’s 99th anniversary of its founding on February 14, 1920.

Local elected officials from Dearborn, Dearborn Heights, and Inkster will be invited to join us at the event. This is an opportunity to meet our local policy makers, face-to-face, in a casual environment. It is a chance for our office holders to meet YOU! Please join us!

Location: 
Merci Café, 3371 Greenfield, Dearborn, MI 48120

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Emgage Action Michigan Winter Gala

Date: 
Sun, Feb 10, 2019 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

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Please join #Emgageaction for our 1st Annual Michigan Winter Gala featuring Political Journalist Mehdi Hasan, Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib, Michigan Lt. Governor Garlin Gilchrist, and Elissa Slotkin for Congress!

Mark your calendars for February 10th, 2019 and #GetEmgaged

*More information coming soon*

Location: Greenfield Manor (4770 Greenfield Rd, Dearborn, MI 48126)
Time: 5pm-8pm
Tickets: https://secure.everyaction.com/uOxSUDzpCEGhyCWuMqfCOA2

Location: 
4770 Greenfield Rd, Dearborn, MI 48126-4159, United States

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February Troy Indivisible Monthly Meeting

Date: 
Wed, Feb 20, 2019 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

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Join us as we gather to discuss local politics and issues. We will have a jam packed agenda, with goal setting, civic lesson planning, and more! Stay tuned for details.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1190029027813204/

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

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January Meeting and Planning Session

Date: 
Thu, Jan 24, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

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Come out and help us decide where we go from here!

What should we focus on?
How should we spend our energy?

How would YOU like to be more involved in politics?

This meeting will be spent talking about where we go from here. Indivisible was founded on defense against Trump and his agenda. Now they are suggesting we go on offense, but we have to decide as a group what that means for us.

Please join us if you can! If you can't and you have ideas, please feel free to comment below, or send a message to one of the steering committe members.

Location: 
Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales - Dexter
Address: 
2319 Bishop Cir E, Dexter, Michigan 48130

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Ward 3/4 Issues & Action: The Green New Deal?

Date: 
Wed, Jan 16, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

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What’s the Deal With the Green New Deal: Obstacles & Opportunities. Hear from the Sunrise Movement organizers Hudson Villeneuve & Leaha Skye, Rep Yousef Rabhi and Senator Jeff Irwin on State of MI issues, Michelle Deatrick, founder and Chair or the recently established Washtenaw County Environmental Council, Mark Clevey of the Great Lakes Renewable Energy Ass’n & WCEC, and from Visionary Solutionist Brad Kallio of the Zynoc Foundation: Renewable Energy and Sustainable Systems.

Location: 
The Church of the Good Shepherd, United Church of Christ
Address: 
2145 Independence Blvd, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104

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A2D2 January Meeting

Date: 
Wed, Jan 23, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

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Please join us to hear Donna Lasinski share what went well in 2018, what we could have done better and her take on Lame Duck 2018. VNP will discuss next steps. We'll also discuss the MI Democratic convention Feb 2.

https://www.facebook.com/events/2188832984709485/

Location: 
4410 Canterbury Ct, Ann Arbor, MI 48103-9465, United States

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Community Town Hall

Date: 
Tue, Jan 22, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

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Town Hall Meeting with Congresswoman Debbie Dingell, State Senator Sylvia Santana, State Representative Abdullah Hammoud and Wayne County Commissioner Sam Baydoun. Please join us for a community conversation about the issues that matter to you.

https://www.facebook.com/events/368603250593408/

Location: 
Fordson High School Auditorium, 13800 Ford Rd, Dearborn, MI 4812

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