Environmental Justice

Detroit Neighborhoods Summit

Date: 
Sat, Jun 15, 2019 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

City:

Detroit is changing, yet across our region that change means foreclosure, polluted air, closing schools, blight, and a rising inequality. We demand a future full of abundance and liberation and we're taking the action for this new world that reflects our values. Join us as we announce a bold vision that involves bringing together residents from Mack and Bewick to Dexter and Linwood. This is our community and we're going to make it work for the hood.

Special guest speakers!!
Lunch and childcare provided!

Location: 
8425 W McNichols Rd Detroit, MI 48221. USA

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Beyond Incineration Town Hall with Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib

Date: 
Fri, Jun 14, 2019 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

City:

Beyond Incineration: Waste, Energy, and Just Transition

Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib joins Breathe Free Detroit, Zero Waste Detroit, and Empower Michigan in hosting a Town Hall about moving beyond incineration for the city of Detroit. Experts and community leaders will engage in a meaningful dialogue on just transitions for zero waste, renewable energy, gentrification, and climate justice with representatives from:

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

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Find Environmental Justice Assets & Issues in Your Neighborhood

Date: 
Sat, May 18, 2019 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

City:

See your neighborhood in a new light! In this hands-on workshop, get and learn how to use a tool created by the Environmental Transformation Movement of Flint and "asset mapping" to identify environmental assets and concerns in your neighborhood. Learn how they matter for achieving environmental justice.

Free and open to the community.

Lunch provided.

Help us bring enough food and materials. Please register online at: https://www.etmflint.org/upcoming-events

Location: 
Neighborhood Engagement Hub
Address: 
3216 M. L. King Avenue, Flint, Michigan 48505

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Detroit City Council Marathon Fuels Racism! Shut It Down!

Date: 
Tue, Apr 30, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

City:

The Detroit City Council will be discussing Marathon Petroleum Detroit Refinery and the flare malfunction and resulting odors from the weekend of February 2, on April 30th, at 2 pm in the Erma L. Henderson Auditorium, 13th Floor of the Coleman A. Young Municipal Center.

We need everyone to show up and tell Detroit City Council that Marathon is killing us. Shut it down! Council needs to see us unified in this demand!

https://www.facebook.com/events/414200779352478/

Location: 
Coleman A. Young Municipal Center
Address: 
2 Woodward Ave, Detroit, Michigan 48226

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Neighborhood Environmental Action Report

Date: 
Wed, Apr 24, 2019 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

The Neighborhood Environmental Action Report: Health,
Environment and Race in Grand Rapids was recently released by LINC Up. LINC Up convened people to form the Neighborhood Environmental Action Initiative in early 2016 in response to a vapor
contamination in southeast Grand Rapids. The report is intended to expand the discussion about how environmental racism is occurring in Grand Rapids by drawing attention to the ways that environmental conditions in Grand Rapids exasperate problems for residents in

Location: 
Linc Up
Address: 
1167 Madison Ave SE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49507

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Detroit City Council Marathon Fuels Racism! Shut It Down

Date: 
Tue, Mar 12, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

City:

Marathon and the Detroit City Council have canceled the hearing at 2 pm because "Marathon isn't available." Clearly the resistance being organized has them worried:) Residents and concerned citizens will be going to the 10 am council meeting to give public comments. Please come and fill out a public comment card when you arrive!

Location: 
Coleman A. Young Municipal Center
Address: 
2 Woodward Ave, Detroit, Michigan 48226

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SPEAK OUT!

Date: 
Thu, Mar 28, 2019 - 6:00pm to 9:30pm

City:

US ECOLOGY, a hazardous waste facility in Detroit, just east of Hamtramck plans to expand, bringing more toxins into our community. This SPEAK OUT event is being held by the MI Dept. of Environmental Quality to hear resident's concerns.

https://www.facebook.com/events/2138134746517311/

Location: 
Bridge Academy - Elementary
Address: 
9600 Buffalo St, Hamtramck, Michigan 48212

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Building West Michigan Power

Date: 
Sat, Feb 2, 2019 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

Are you feeling troubled by what's happening in our world today and want to get more involved with the issues you care about, but maybe aren't sure how or where to start? Well, this is the event for you! Come to learn more about what issues nonprofits are working on in the area and how you can get involved. Topics may include: racism, environmental justice, healthcare, and LGBTQ issues.

Location: 
GVSU - Richard M. Devos Center
Address: 
401 Fulton St., Grand Rapids, Michigan 49504

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SHUT It DOWN! Breathe Free in Peck Park

Date: 
Wed, Aug 29, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm

City:

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN MOVED TO: Cass Corridor Commons at 4605 Cass Ave. because of rain.

Before the summer is over, we want to gather with friends and supporters to share a meal and updates about our campaign. There are many new developments, and we hope you'll get involved.

Breathe Free Detroit is hosting a potluck party, Wednesday, August 29, from 6-8:30pm at Peck Park (behind the Charles H. Wright Museum, between Brush, Frederick, Kirby and Beaubien Streets.

Location: 
4605 Cass Ave, Detroit, MI 48201-1256, United States
Address: 
Brush St, Detroit, Michigan 48202

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Intersectionality:

3rd Michigan Environmental Justice Statewide Summit

Date: 
Sat, Sep 8, 2018 - 8:00am to 5:00pm

City:

For 200 environmental justice activists to testify, visualize and strategize actions for a just and equitable future. Summit is in Flint. Deadline to request travel stipends due August 20th. Registration ends Sept. 1st.

See Website link for more information and to register.

Imported from: http://detroit.activatehub.org/events/222560

Address: 
McCree Theatre, 2040 W Carpenter Rd, Flint, MI 48505

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