Prisons

Keep Siwatu Free House Party

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Sat, Dec 15, 2018 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

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Location: 
189 Monterey St, Highland Park, MI 48203-3422, United States

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Prison Abolition: Imagining a World Without Cages

Date: 
Thu, Nov 15, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

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The United States locks up more people, per capita, than any other country with a staggering 2.3 million people in cages. Those locked up are disproportionately people of color, immigrants, and poor people.

Right now, Wayne County and Rock Ventures plan to spend $533 million dollars on a new Criminal Justice Complex (including an adult jail and youth jail), and Ionia is considering a proposed $35 million dollar immigrant detention center.

Location: 
Wayne State University Law School Spencer M. Partrich Auditorium
Address: 
471 West Palmer, Detroit, Michigan 48202

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Incarceration: The Ripple Effect

Date: 
Mon, Jul 30, 2018 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm

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The Michigan Power To Thrive (MPTT) Tri-County Caucus (Ingham, Eaton, Clinton) invites you to our Summer Town Hall event: 'Incarceration: The Ripple Effect'.

Location: 
Lansing Public Media Center
Address: 
2500 S Washington Ave, Lansing, Michigan 48910

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Nonviolent Moral Fusion Direct Action at Michigan State Capital

Date: 
Mon, May 21, 2018 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm

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Linking Systemic Racism and Poverty: Voting Rights, Ending Mass Incarceration, and Justice for Immigrants

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First Presbyterian Church of Lansing

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Community Discussion on Returning Citizens with State Rep. Ronnie Peterson

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Mon, Apr 9, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

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<span style="font-size:12px"><strong><span class="aBn" data-term="goog_2140110732" tabindex="0"><span class="aQJ">Apr 9</span></span> </strong>-&nbsp;Community Discussion on Returning Citizens with State Rep.

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Ypsilanti Senior and Community Center, 1015 N. Congress, Ypsilanti, Mi

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League of Women Voters present Immigrant Prisons, a Brave New Films production

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Wed, Mar 21, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

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<span><b><span><span>Mar 21</span></span></b> -&nbsp;League of Women Voters present&nbsp;<i>Immigrant Prisons</i>, a Brave New Films production.&nbsp;The film will be followed by a discussion on immigrant issues in our community.

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Washtenaw County Learning Resource Center, 4135 Washtenaw Ave, Ann Arbor, MI

ACLU Western Michigan Monthly Meeting (Grand Rapids)

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Thu, Mar 15, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Join the ACLU of Western Michigan Local Unit on the third Thursday of the month for its monthly meeting and learn how you can get involved in civil-rights and civil-liberties issues that matter most to you in your community.

The ACLU of Western Michigan is engaged in a variety of activism, public education and awareness, and engagement and recruitment activities The next scheduled meeting will take place March 15th, at the Wealthy Theater Annex in Grand Rapids.

Our primary issues this month will be:

Location: 
1110 Wealthy St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506-1543, United States

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Immigrant Prisons: Film Screening and Discussion

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Wed, Mar 21, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

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Please join the League of Women Voters for a presentation of
Immigrant Prisons, a Brave New Films production.

The film will be followed by a discussion on immigrant issues in our community.

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

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ICPJ Connect & Act 2018

Date: 
Sat, Mar 10, 2018 - 8:30am to 7:00pm

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On Saturday, March 10 at Ypsilanti High School, hundreds of people will gather for the biggest ICPJ event of the year -Connect & Act 2018.

Location: 
Ypsilanti Community High School, 2095 Packard St, Ypsilanti, MI

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National Day of Empathy - Lansing, Michigan

Date: 
Tue, Mar 6, 2018 - 8:30am to 4:00pm

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Join the Michigan Council on Crime and Delinquency, Nation Outside and special guest Shaka Senghor on March 6th, 2018 for the National Day of Empathy! There will be breakfast, an in-depth discussion with formerly incarcerated citizens and one-on-one meetings with legislators to promote dignity for incarcerated women, clean slate legislation and raising the age of juvenile jurisdiction from 17 to 18

Location: 
215 N Capitol Ave, Lansing, MI 48933-1303, United States

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