Economic Justice

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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Nonviolent Moral Fusion Direct Action at Michigan State Capital

Date: 
Mon, May 14, 2018 - 11:30am to 4:00pm

City:

Michigan is just one of over 30 states across the country and Washington DC heading to their state capitals on May 14 to force a serious national examination of the enmeshed evils of systemic racism, systemic poverty, ecological devastation, and the war economy. Join us and the masses in standing with the folks doing nonviolent moral fusion direct action, as we show our elected leaders we will no longer allow the violence of poverty to keep poor and disenfranchised people down. It is time for a moral audit of this nation!

Location: 
Lansing Central United Methodist Church

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Poor People's Campaign

Date: 
Mon, May 14, 2018 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

City:

The "re-newed" Poor People's Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival is gearing up for "40 days of sustained. non-violent Moral Fusion Direct Action" starting with a Mass Demonstration and Direct Action at the Michigan State Capitol on Monday May14, 2018 and at over 40 other state Capitols and our Nation's Capitol in Washington, DC. Based on the efforts and Principles established by Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Location: 
Michigan State Capitol: Capitol Avenue at Michigan Avenue, Lansing Michigan 48933 US

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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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MI PPC Nonviolent Moral Fusion Direct Action Training

Date: 
Sat, May 5, 2018 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

City:

It is our time to come together for public action.

To prepare for this public action, we’re offering Nonviolent Moral Fusion Direct Action Trainings around the state. Please register for the training on Sunday, April 29 from 2 to 6 pm at St Peter’s Episcopal Church, 1950 Trumbull Ave, Detroit, MI 48216.

Location: 
UAW Local 600
Address: 
10550 Dix, Dearborn, Michigan 48120

WeROC March Meeting of the Whole

Date: 
Thu, Mar 1, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

City:

Mar 1 - WeROC March Meeting of the Whole.

Location: 
Community Church of God, 565 Jefferson, Ypsilanti, Mi

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Michigan Organizing to Build for Change and Action!

Date: 
Fri, Feb 23, 2018 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

City:

Participate in a national Poor People's Campaign strategy meeting.
Join us for this organizing meeting with with Rev. William J. Barber, Rev. Liz Theoharris and Rev. Erica Williams.

Must RSVP. Click link above to do so.

Imported from: http://detroit.activatehub.org/events/174244

Location: 
IBEW Local 58 - International Brotherhood Electrical Workers: 1358 Abbott, Detroit MI 48226 US

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National Conference to Organize a Fightback to Defeat Austerity

Date: 
Sat, Mar 24, 2018 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

City:

We want to extend an invitation to all progressive activists and organizations to participate in the National Conference to Fight Austerity in Detroit on Saturday March 24. The purpose of the national conference is to map out a strategy for defeating the war being waged by the banks, corporations and government against the workers and oppressed.

Location: 
St. Matthew’s and St Joseph's Episcopal Church: 8850 Woodward Avenue, Detroit MI 48202 US

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Envisioning Strategies for Advancing the Poor People's Campaign

Date: 
Sun, Feb 4, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

City:

Facilitators: Claudia De La Cruz, Daniel Jones, Stephanie Weatherbee.

This event is part of the 2018 General Baker Institute Political Education Series: Movements Toward Victory

The series of sessions is held weekly on Sundays through March 25 (though not on February 11).

Free and open to the public.

Imported from: http://detroit.activatehub.org/events/171010

Location: 
Charles H. Wright Museum of African-American History: 315 East Warren Avenue, Detroit MI 48202 US

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