Education

Funeral for Public Education

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Sun, Oct 8, 2017 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

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After years of living on life support, public education is now in the terminal stages of its long battle with underfunding, privatization, segregation, and rich political donors.
With Betsy DeVos now serving as Secretary of Education, we believe public education from Pre-K through college is facing a mortal threat.

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Monument Park
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135 Monroe Center St NW, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503

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AFT Michigan - #8020- AFT Michigan - Union-Building :Ann Arbor: Understanding the Corporate Lobbies' Attack on Public Education

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Thu, Apr 6, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

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Understanding the Corporate Lobbies' Attack on Public Education

Gordon Lafer of the University of Oregon has a new book out about the corporate lobbies' attacks on working people in state legislatures: (http://www.cornellpress.cornell.edu/book/?GCOI=80140100151780&fa=author&person_id=1197).

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UM East Quad Room 1405 701 E University Ave Ann Arbor, MI 48109
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UM East Quad Room 1405, 701 E University Ave Ann Arbor, MI 48109

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Fascism Teach-in: Challenging Authoritarianism at Every Level

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Tue, Feb 21, 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

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Fascism Teach-in: Challenging Authoritarianism at Every Level

Tuesday Feb. 21
5-7PM
1014 Tisch Hall

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Tisch Hall

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Detroiters Speak: Toward Education Justice

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Thu, Apr 6, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm

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This lecture series (Feb 9, 26, Mar 9, 23, 30 and April 6 and 13) is free and is being offered by the University of Michigan LSA and the WSU Department of African American Studies.

Light dinner served. Call: 313-505-5185 or email: semesterindetroit@umich.edu

Imported from: http://detroit.activatehub.org/events/87832

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Cass Corridor Commons: 4605 Cass Avenue, Detroit MI 48201 US
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4605 Cass Avenue Detroit, MI 48201

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Building Alternatives: Anarchist Perspectives

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Mon, Feb 6, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

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Come learn with the Non-Compliance Collective as we share tools for initiating and fostering radical resistance against state violence.

Monday, January 30th, 6 – 8 pm
Safe in the Streets: Smart Participation in Direct Actions
- Strategies to prepare for protests and to strive to stay safe from police violence and arrests while taking the streets

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Canterbury House

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Redistricting Presentation

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Wed, Mar 15, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

How are legislative lines drawn in Michigan? Who draws them? Why is the process important for ensuring fair representation?

Learn the answers to these questions and more by attending a presentation on REDISTRICTING by guest speaker, League of Women Voters of Michigan Board President, Judy Karandjeff.

Space is limited; please be sure to accurately indicate your interest!

The League of Women Voters, at all levels, is a nonpartisan political organization; it never supports or opposes candidates or parties.

Location: 
Kent District Library - Cascade Township Branch

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MSPN: Winter Strategy Session

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Sun, Feb 5, 2017 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

MSU campus- room pending!

Join the MSPN for our Winter strategy session as we think about how student power wants to build into the Trump Era, and what long term work we want to take on! We dont just want to get back to a pre-trump era- we want to win and make our state BETTER.

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1) debriefing the last few weeks- discussing the situation on the ground at campuses across the state

Location: 
Wells Hall: room A122: 619 Red Cedar Rd, East Lansing, MI 48824

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Educators, Parents, and the People Oppose Betsy DeVos

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Sat, Jan 28, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:30pm

The confirmation of Betsy DeVos is being protested in her hometown of Holland this Saturday, as well. If you're interested in participating, here's the current information that I have:

Educators, Parents, and the People Oppose Betsy DeVos
Saturday January 28
11 AM - 1:30 PM
Centennial Park, 250 Central Ave in Holland

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Centennial Park, 250 Central Ave in Holland

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Wear Red for Public Ed!

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Tue, Jan 31, 2017 - 12:00am to Wed, Feb 1, 2017 - 12:00am

Educators and supporters of strong public schools are invited to wear red on the day of Betsy DeVos's Senate Confirmation Vote

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EVERYWHERE YOU ARE

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Anti-Hate-Crime Self-Defense Classes

In the wake of the election, the United States saw a sudden rise in incidents of hate crimes1. And Ann Arbor was not exempt from this trend.

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