Ann Arbor

UM/Yspi Area Direct Action skills Training

Date: 
Sun, Mar 24, 2019 - 10:30am to 5:30pm

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Welcome!
Register here!
https://form.jotform.com/90765246787169

At this event, three Michigan activists will be sharing knowledge of nonviolent direct action through a series of prepared presentations, activities, and loose group conversations. The day is designed to provide a survey of nonviolent direct action strategies, techniques, and ideas, as well as practical skills such as media creation, coalition building, and navigating legal processes.

Location: 
University of Michigan School of Social Work
Address: 
1080 S University Ave, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109

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Ecosocialist Committee Meeting

Date: 
Sat, Mar 23, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

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Join HVDSA's Ecosocialist Committee at Canterbury House for our next meeting!

Agenda:
-GND: Great Lakes Authority: visions & criticisms, HVDSA context
-developing plans for a "talking about ecosocialism" workshop
-community gardening
-debrief from climate strike actions

https://www.facebook.com/events/561669850907961/

Location: 
721 E Huron St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-1526, United States

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Ward 3/4 Issues & Action: Movement Politics

Date: 
Wed, Mar 20, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

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Questions: What is the history and role of political movements in making social change possible?

What is the relationship between movements (or issue activism) and electoral campaigns, candidates, and legislation?

About the speakers:

Andrea Pierce:

A registered member of Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians and founding Chair of the brand new Anishinabek Caucus of MDP. She will focus on the movement to shut down Enbridge Line 5 and how this impacts Michigan politics.

Mark Muhich:

Location: 
The Church of the Good Shepherd, United Church of Christ
Address: 
2145 Independence Blvd, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104

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Stop the Dirty Water Rule!

Date: 
Thu, Mar 21, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

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The Trump Administration has proposed to replace the 2015 Clean Water Rule with a rule that would strip protections from nearly 20% of the nations streams and over 50% of the nation's wetlands. This is the most drastic attack on clean water that we have seen in decades. The EPA has given us only 60 days to submit public comments telling them what we think of this rule.

Location: 
802 Barton Dr, Ann Arbor, MI 48105-1230, United States

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Democracy Reform Town Hall - Ann Arbor

Date: 
Thu, Mar 14, 2019 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

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In 2018, Michigan voters and Voters Not Politicians made history by passing a redistricting reform amendment with 61% of the vote to end gerrymandering.

Join Voters Not Politicians at a Democracy Reform Town Hall to learn more about Michigan’s new redistricting process and how you can participate. The group will also discuss other critical democracy reform issues to strengthen the democratic process through citizen action in Michigan. We'll be in the Crane Liberal Arts Building, room 275.

Location: 
Washtenaw Community College
Address: 
4800 E Huron River Dr, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105

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A panel discussion: "Who Holds The Power: Policing In Ann Arbor"

Date: 
Mon, Mar 25, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

City:

A panel of local experts will talk about the role of police around the city
and on campus.

Location: 
Ann Arbor District Library, downtown branch [1], [1] http://wcbn.org/content/ann-arbor-district-library-downtown-branch

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Single Payer Organizing Meeting!

Date: 
Thu, Mar 21, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

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This is our monthly organizing meeting! Come by or call in: 712-451-1232 code: 218179. We'll be discussing and making plans for:
-our next lobby day in Lansing, April 9
-our efforts with coalition partners in Michigan and beyond
-our pressure campaigns on Dan Kildee and Haley Stevens
-future trainings
-More fun plans!!!! Let's keep this momentum going!

https://www.facebook.com/events/2074008469564481/

Location: 
1202 Edgewood Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48103-5520, United States

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Affordable Housing Advocacy Conversation

Date: 
Sun, Mar 24, 2019 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

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Over 70 individuals representing a variety of organizations and communities attended our first meeting in December to discuss affordable housing needs and advocacy in Washtenaw County. At this upcoming meeting, we'll discuss what sort of convening space we would like to create in order to better communicate and coordinate our efforts, with the goal of gradually creating structures that will support our objectives.

Location: 
Journey of Faith Christian Church
Address: 
1900 Manchester Rd, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104

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Proposal Fest #2

Date: 
Sun, Mar 17, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm

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Come out to Canterbury House and share your chapter campaign proposal ideas and talk with other people about their ideas! This is a great opportunity for collaboration.

And there will be free food!

At our next chapter meeting on March 31st, people will have the opportunity to present their proposal ideas for discussion and voting on prioritization.

Child watch services will be provided! The bathroom is gender neutral, and there is ramp access on the side of the building.

Location: 
721 E Huron St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-1526, United States

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YIMBY lunch

Date: 
Tue, Mar 12, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

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Hey! Remember when it wasn't winter forever and we hung out sometimes? Let's do that again! Arbormoon is kindly loaning us their big awesome meeting room; bring some lunch and let's hang out, eat and reconnect.

https://www.facebook.com/events/2570945752920835/

Location: 
Arbormoon Software, Inc.
Address: 
120 E Huron St, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104

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