Environment

Earth Day Downtown Ann Arbor

Date: 
Mon, Apr 22, 2019 - 11:00am to 9:00pm

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Musicians, speakers, artists, poets, organizations, food. Family and child
friendly.

Location: 
Center of City Commons [1], 5th Avenue at Library Lane United States See map: Google Maps [2] [1] http://wcbn.org/content/center-city-commons [2] http://maps.google.com?q=5th+Avenue+at+Library+Lane%2C+%2C+%2C+%2C+us

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PFAS: Local, Regional, National Concerns

Date: 
Tue, Apr 16, 2019 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

Dr. Richard Rediske, professor of water resources at GVSU is our featured speaker. Learn about the chemical and environmental properties of PFAS and why they are of concern in Michigan.

https://www.facebook.com/events/426201734591386/

Location: 
Loutit District Library
Address: 
407 Columbus Avenue Grand Haven, MI 49417

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Issue Talk - Ypsilanti

Date: 
Thu, Apr 25, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

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Challenges like PFAS contamination, climate change, and poor public transit and suddenly attracting lots of legislative action. Join us for an engaging talk to learn about what's going on at the State Capitol to address some of Michigan's most pressing environmental issues.

Presenters:

Alexis Blizman
Legislative & Policy Director, Ecology Center

Charlotte Jameson
Energy Policy & Legislative Affairs Director, Michigan Environmental Council

Location: 
Corner Brewery 720 Norris St Ypsilanti, MI 48198 United States

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The Green New Deal Tour Stop in Detroit

Date: 
Fri, Apr 19, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

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Corporations and a wealthy few have destroyed the earth for profit, while workers, the poor, and people of color suffer the consequences.

We need system-wide change -- change that puts people over profits -- if we are going to save our communities, our planet, and our futures.

Location: 
3424 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48201, United States

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Tell Rep. Debbie Dingell to Support a Green New Deal

Date: 
Thu, Apr 18, 2019 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

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Beginning in December 2018, Sunrise has had several meetings with Rep. Debbie Dingell's staff in Washington DC and Ypsilanti, MI. In January, we met with Rep. Dingell herself. She has yet to endorse the Green New Deal resolution (that currently has 91 House Co-Sponsors and 12 Senate Co-sponsors). Additionally, the majority of the Democratic Presidential Candidates supports this resolution. In February, the voters of the Michigan Democratic Party passed a resolution supporting a Green New Deal.

Location: 
301 W Michigan Ave, Ypsilanti, MI 48197-5442, United States

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A2D2, West Side Huddlers & AA Indivisible Earth Day Celebration

Date: 
Thu, Apr 18, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

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Join us to celebrate Earth Day! Bentley Johnson from Mi League of Conservation Voters, Ginny Rogers from Citizens Climate Lobby and a student from U of M Climate Action will illuminate how we can help Mother Earth. Hope to see you there:)

https://www.facebook.com/events/394368408044584/

Location: 
1730 Ivywood Dr, Ann Arbor, MI 48103-4524, United States

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The Green New Deal: What is it? Why does it matter?

Date: 
Sat, Apr 20, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:30am

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Hear Nicholas Jansen, Michigan State Director of the the Sunrise Movement, provide a briefing on the Green New Deal that envisions fighting climate change while creating a more green economy. The Sunrise Movement is a dynamic youth led organization. Nicholas is the featured speaker for Gray Panthers of Metro Detroit meeting.

Imported from: http://detroit.activatehub.org/events/310210

Location: 
Royal Oak Community Center: 3500 Marais Ave, Royal Oak MI 48073 US

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UM Carbon Neutrality Fleming Study-in

Date: 
Mon, Apr 8, 2019 - 8:00am to Tue, Apr 9, 2019 - 5:00am

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Sign up for time slots at this link to help us know when people are coming: https://goo.gl/forms/scmm5p5pgswyNk8Z2

Here are our demands: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ZvDmSPqjKF7fTPm7ISQ4cit5nuwGnkLcxp2Bb4TCAxA/edit?usp=sharing

Location: 
Fleming Administration Building
Address: 
503 Thompson St, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109

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Ecosocialist Committee Meeting

Date: 
Sat, Mar 23, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

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Join HVDSA's Ecosocialist Committee at Canterbury House for our next meeting!

Agenda:
-GND: Great Lakes Authority: visions & criticisms, HVDSA context
-developing plans for a "talking about ecosocialism" workshop
-community gardening
-debrief from climate strike actions

https://www.facebook.com/events/561669850907961/

Location: 
721 E Huron St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-1526, United States

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Stop the Dirty Water Rule!

Date: 
Thu, Mar 21, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

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The Trump Administration has proposed to replace the 2015 Clean Water Rule with a rule that would strip protections from nearly 20% of the nations streams and over 50% of the nation's wetlands. This is the most drastic attack on clean water that we have seen in decades. The EPA has given us only 60 days to submit public comments telling them what we think of this rule.

Location: 
802 Barton Dr, Ann Arbor, MI 48105-1230, United States

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