Environmental Justice

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

Event Type:

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

Event Type:

Water is Life Festival

Date: 
Sat, Sep 1, 2018 - 12:00pm to 6:00pm

We will be CELEBRATING WATER and our connection to it through music (various bands and hip hop acts), poets and speakers, including tribal leaders, state legislators and candidates. Family friendly - we will have a children's area. The day will begin with the Pipe Out Paddle flotilla and LUNCH will be served at 12 NOON following the flotilla. Seth Bernard has agreed to emcee our event! SPEAKERS from FLINT, DETROIT and about NESTLE and LINE 5!!

Location: 
Conkling Heritage Park

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Intersectionality:

Schuette Shut-Down

Date: 
Mon, Jul 23, 2018 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm

City:

The job of the Attorney General is to be a voice and advocate for the people and the environment, but A.G. Bill Schuette has spent his tenure doing the bidding of wealthy donors, standing by as Line 5 and Nexus threaten our Great Lakes, as Flint children drank poisoned water, as Nestle bottles water for virtually free while citizens of Detroit are having their water shut off. We say NO MORE!

Location: 
Michigan State Capitol
Address: 
115 W Allegan St, Lansing, Michigan 48933

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Westside Cancer Crisis Discussion

Date: 
Thu, Jul 19, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

There will be 2 meetings held on the same day pertaining to the Cancer Crisis on the Westside. Our 1st Ward City Commissioners have set this up and we will be joined by a variety of representatives from our City. At these meetings we will be sharing information and collecting health information from residents from the Indiana/Butterworth area. Please help spread the word! thank you.

https://www.facebook.com/events/2041032776214076/

Location: 
Servant's Community Church
Address: 
53 Deloney Ave SW, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49504

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GRWP Meeting - September 2018

Date: 
Thu, Sep 13, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Join us for our monthly/annual meeting on September 13th, at Riverside Park's BALL PARK ENTRANCE. That's the one in the middle of the park. We'll meet at the blue roofed pavilion by the sports fields, where the pow wows and Grand River Water Festival are held.

We do have an alternate location planned in case of inclement weather, please keep an eye on this page if the weather report is calling for rain.

Location: 
Riverside Park
Address: 
2001 Monroe Ave NE,, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49505

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