Environmental Justice

Gelman Plume Community Meeting

Date: 
Thu, Jan 16, 2020 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

City:

On Thursday, January 16 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI), officials from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), officials from the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE), the Michigan Attorney General’s Office, and local officials including Washtenaw County Commissioners, Ann Arbor City Council members, Ann Arbor Township, Scio Township, and other stakeholders will hold a community meeting on the Gelman Plume.

Location: 
Washtenaw County Learning Resource Center
Address: 
4135 Washtenaw Avenue, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108

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January - Washtenaw Water Warriors (Bring a Laptop!)

Date: 
Thu, Jan 16, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

City:

WASHTENAW ACTIVIST NIGHTS EVERY 3RD THURSDAY OF THE MONTH!

Join us as we put together a big letter to the editor campaign, and get the word out about the issues that are harming our water! PLEASE BRING A LAPTOP if you have one, it will be easier to type the letter than handwrite it!

If you have any questions please email mgillies@cleanwater.org.

Event Details:
Thursday, January 16th
7PM - 8:30PM
Clean Water Action Office
552 S. Main St
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Location: 
552 S Main St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-2921, United States

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Intersectionality:

Shutdown Party!

Date: 
Sat, Oct 26, 2019 - 2:00pm to 7:00pm

City:

What: The Shutdown Party: a celebration of art, music, and history of fighting Detroit’s incinerator
When: October 26, 2019 from 2:00-7:00PM
Where: Art and History at the James and Rose Robinson Community Center (Corner of Chene and Willis)
Music and Performance following the Celebration March

Performances by:
Pastor Robert Jones
Birch
Dorthea Thomas
Perennial Jones
Kim Hunter
Will See is debuting his new #entertainmentjustice song “The Beast is Dead” !

Celebrate with us in this once-in-a-generation win for clean air!

Location: 
4190 Chene St, Detroit, MI 48207-1604, United States

Event Type:

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

Event Type:

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

Event Type:

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

Event Type:

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

Event Type:

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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