Detroit Water Shutoffs

Teach-In on City Lab: Real Detroiters Speak Out!

Date: 
Sun, Oct 28, 2018 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm

City:

Please join the Moratorium NOW! Coalition and other community organizations on Sun. Oct. 28 for a Teach-In from 1:00-5:00pm on the actual situation facing hundreds of thousands of people who live in the city of Detroit.

Location: 
St. Peter's Episcopal Church Detroit 1950 Trumbull at Michigan Ave.

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Faith Leaders and Community Stand Against Water Shut Offs

Date: 
Thu, Oct 4, 2018 - 9:30am to 11:00am

City:

Please join us Thursday, October 4, 2018
9:30 for Prayers and Water Ceremony: On the Riverfront at Hart Plaza
10:30 Press Conference at the Spirit of Detroit Statue at the Coleman A. Young Building.

You are invited to:
*Stand in solidarity with over 240 faith leaders;
*Change the course of history;
*Stand against racial and economic injustice; and
*Give life-sustaining water to the most vulnerable

Location: 
Hart Plaza

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Bathrobe March 2: Stop The Detroit Water Shutoffs

Date: 
Sun, Jul 29, 2018 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

City:

DRESS CODE: Dress in bathrobes, and towels. Wear your best swimsuit or beachwear and bring your signs. bring your shower caps, loofahs and lets march the streets "whos water, our water"

******WE WILL GATHER AT ATWATER BREWERY about 5:30-6:00pm the march will start at 4 walking from Atwater through Chene Park.. up the Riverwalk...small rally will take place around the GM REN CEN SPLASH FOUNTAIN*********Then marching up through Hart Plaza onto Woodward Avenue following into a Direct Action at Campus Martius Park.

Location: 
Detroit Riverfront
Address: 
1340 E Atwater St, Detroit, Michigan 48207

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Water And Land For People Not For Profit!

Date: 
Wed, Jul 18, 2018 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm

City:

Moratorium Now!, People’s Water Board, and the Coalition to Oppose the Expansion of US Ecology are gathering this coming Wednesday, July 18th at 4pm in front of Cobo, where the Letter Carriers Convention will be taking place. This national convention is a perfect platform for local coalitions and others to come together and gain national exposure to some of the most pressing issues plaguing our city.

Location: 
Cobo Center

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An Intimate Conversation About Water

Date: 
Tue, Jun 5, 2018 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm

City:

We will spend the evening with Michigan Water Warriors talking about Detroit water shut offs, health impacts of living without clean affordable water, Flint, the fight against US Ecology and much more.
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Please share! Everyone is invited to come and share their stories. Let's learn from each other.

A light dinner and beverages will be served. Please bring a refillable water bottle. There will not be bottled water at this event.

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Location: 
Cass Corridor Commons
Address: 
4605 Cass Ave, Detroit, Michigan 48201

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Public Speakout/Rally Against Detroit Drainage Fees

Date: 
Wed, Jun 20, 2018 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

City:

We call on the City of Detroit and the newly-formed Great Lakes Water Authority to cancel the existing debts of Detroit Water and Sewerage customers and start afresh with simple, affordable rates: all customer past-due balances are wiped clean.

Detroit made international headlines when tens of thousands of residents lost their access to water through an aggressive shut-off program by the water department.

Location: 
Jefferson Avenue Presbyterian Church, Detroit
Address: 
8625 E Jefferson Ave, Detroit, Michigan 48214

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People's Water Board June Organizing Meeting

Date: 
Tue, Jun 12, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

City:

Please attend the PWB monthly meeting and help out. Thousands of families in Detroit are at risk of having their water shut off. We must come together and organize.

We will also be discussing/organizing/mobilizing Solidarity Saturdays, the Michigan Poor People's Campaign, an art build, teams to go to City Council, and much more. This is a working meeting so folks that come will hopefully be leaving with tasks and next steps.

There is so much to be done.
Now is a perfect time to show up and help out.

Location: 
Cass Corridor Commons
Address: 
4605 Cass Ave, Detroit, Michigan 48201

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Solidarity Saturdays: Stop The Detroit Water Shut Offs

Date: 
Sat, May 12, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

City:

Last month, the City of Detroit announced plans to shut off water to more than 17,000 residents resuming a condemned practice of denying water and sanitation service to low income households. Meanwhile, Detroit and surrounding cities are in the middle of an alarming Hepatitis A epidemic! This public health crisis has led to national travel warnings not to go to Michigan.

Location: 
Detroit Water and Sewerage Department
Address: 
735 Randolph St, Detroit, Michigan 48226

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People's Water Board May Organizing Meeting

Date: 
Tue, May 8, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

City:

Please attend the PWB monthly meeting and help out. Thousands of families in Detroit are at risk of having their water shut off in the next few months. We must come together and organize.

We will also be discussing/organizing/mobilizing Solidarity Saturdays, the Michigan Poor People's Campaign, and much more. This is a working meeting so folks that come will hopefully be leaving with tasks and next steps.

There is so much to be done.
Now is a perfect time to show up and help out.

Location: 
Cass Corridor Commons
Address: 
4605 Cass Ave, Detroit, Michigan 48201

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Solidarity Saturdays: Stop The Water Shut Offs!

Date: 
Sat, May 5, 2018 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

City:

This month, the City of Detroit announced plans to shutoff water to more than 17,000 residents resuming a condemned practice of denying water and sanitation service to low income households. Meanwhile, Detroit and surrounding cities are in the middle of an alarming Hepatitis A epidemic! This public health crisis has led to national travel warnings not to go to Michigan.

Location: 
Detroit Water and Sewerage Department
Address: 
735 Randolph St, Detroit, Michigan 48226

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