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Washtenaw NOW meet-up

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Thu, Aug 10, 2017 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

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Washtenaw County Chapter of the National Organization for Women (NOW) August meet-up at Los Amigos Fiesta (4855 Washtenaw Avenue in Ann Arbor.) They will meet outside on their new patio. Social hour will begin at 6 p.m. during happy hour. Former State Rep. Jeff Irwin will join them at 7 p.m. to talk about the status of legislation to expand Michigan's Elliott Larson Civil Rights Act to include LGBT citizens.

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Los Amigos Fiesta, 4855 Washtenaw Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48108, USA

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Oakland/Macomb NOW Annual Meeting

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Tue, Jul 11, 2017 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm

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Join Oakland/Macomb County NOW at our Annual Meeting and Election of Officers. ​Members, please join us for the election and discussion on current issues. All non-members are welcome to attend and find out more about NOW and how we continue to fight for equality.

**$5 Suggested Donation**
**Pizza, salad and pop provided**

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Location: 
Duggans Irish Pub
Address: 
31501 Woodward Ave, Royal Oak, Michigan 48073

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Women's Issues Town Hall in Southfield

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Tue, Jul 18, 2017 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

Join host Rep. Jeremy Moss and members of the Progressive Women's Caucus - including Democratic Floor Leader Christine Greig and Rep. Stephanie Chang - to share your concerns and ideas about the issues facing women in Michigan!

Optional drop-in tours of Northland Family Planning begin at 6 p.m.
Program begins at 7 p.m.

Hear what bills the women legislators in the Progressive Women's Caucus are working on. After the open mic and small group discussions, we will have opportunities to find out ways you can take action.

Location: 
Northland Family Planning Centers
Address: 
24450 Evergreen Rd, Ste 220, Southfield, Michigan 48075

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Democratic Gubernatorial Forum: LGBTQ and Women's Issues

Date: 
Mon, Jul 24, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm

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Make them work for your vote. Candidates running for governor cannot take LBGTQ and women's votes for granted. Join Stonewall for Revolution and over a dozen other Michigan organizations for the first-ever Democratic Gubernatorial Forum: LBGT and Women's Issues. We'll hold candidates accountable with in-depth, nuanced questions on issues that matter to us.

Confirmed candidates:
Abdul El-Sayed
Bill Cobbs
Shri Thanedar

Location: 
First Presbyterian Church of Lansing
Address: 
510 W. Ottawa, Lansing, Michigan 48933

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Mamas' Summit 2017

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Sat, Jul 15, 2017 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

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Mothering Justice will be offering a day of training, action and self-care. We encourage activists, advocates, community organizers, mothers and those that support them to attend. Registration required to receive: paid parking, free child care, continental breakfast, lunch,and a Mothering Justice t-shirt. If needed, transportation from Meijer on 8 Mile and Woodward can be provided but we have limited seating.
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University of Michigan- Michigan Union
Address: 
530 S State St, Ann Arbor, MI 48109

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Lansing, Mi Meetup and Book Release Party

Date: 
Wed, May 10, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

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In celebration of the release of the Pantsuit Nation book, Schuler Books will be hosting an evening with Pantsuit Nation, featuring storytelling, resource sharing, and community action. Join us! More here: http://www.pantsuitnation.org/book.html

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Schuler Books & Music, 2820 Towne Centre Blvd, Lansing, MI 48912, USA

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Women's March - Southeast Michigan Meeting

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Sat, May 20, 2017 - 10:30am to 12:30pm

Monthly meeting of the Women's March - Southeast Michigan. Please note the different time and date for May. There was conflicts due to Mother's Day, Memorial Day and functions on May 21. We are getting together to re-energize after the first 100 days. Many of you have expressed being fatigued and defeated. I hope this meeting will inject some new activism in you. We will have new plans of action based on what is critical in congress.

Gretchen Whitmer who is running for governor has expressed interest in attending and speaking with us.

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Plumbers Local 98: Horace Brown Drive, Madison Heights Michigan 48071 US

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#PledgeofLiberation Rally

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Mon, May 8, 2017 - 4:00pm to 8:00pm

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Join us as we rally at Congressman Tim Walberg's office. We will join in solidarity with the Women's March and many other progressive groups including Indivisible 7th District Michigan holding rallies on this day.
We will let our congressman and the rest of our elected officials know that we will not rest or give up. We will fight for our country and the values on the issues we believe in.

We will let him know how we feel about his healthcare vote.

And remember he still has not held that public town hall we've been asking for.

Location: 
401 W Michigan Ave Jackson MI 49201

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Free Women's Self Defense Seminar

Date: 
Sat, May 13, 2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Learn modern self-defense & awarenss techniques to protect yourself against today's attacks and get fit at the sametime!
CALL 248-808-6754
*RSVP SPACE IS LIMITED*

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Location: 
METROPOLITAN KARATE ACADEMY
Address: 
28733 Dequindre Rd, Madison Heights, Michigan 48071

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Iron Jawed Angels Fundraiser

Date: 
Mon, May 8, 2017 - 6:15pm to 9:15pm

On May 8, 1917, women were given the right to vote in presidential elections in Michigan. Women Organize Michigan will commemorate this important anniversary with a private screening of "Iron Jawed Angels".

Prior to the film, State Representative Christine Greig will lead a panel on today’s fight to end partisan gerrymandering and equipping more women to step up and run for office.

Please join us for this private fundraiser. Donations accepted at the door. Seating is limited and will be on a first come, first serve basis.

Location: 
Farmington Civic Theater
Address: 
33332 Grand River Ave, Farmington, Michigan

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