Ann Arbor

Intro to DSA

Date: 
Thu, Mar 5, 2020 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

City:

Interested in DSA but don’t know where to start? Come join us in the AADL Downtown location where we’ll have a presentation for those who are new to DSA. You can come and get an understanding of our organization and ask questions on how to get involved.

When: Thursday March 5th, 6:30pm to 8pm
Where: AADL Downtown in the Lamplighter room

https://www.facebook.com/events/611629696081492/

Location: 
Ann Arbor District Library
Address: 
343 S 5th Ave, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104

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Postponed: Queer & Trans Artists of Color Book Read Event

Date: 
Sat, Mar 14, 2020 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

City:

To limit the potential spread of respiratory viruses and safeguard those at highest risk of catching COVID-19, the University of Michigan has canceled all live events with estimated attendance of over 100 people.

This includes the Queer & Trans Artists of Color Book Read Event #3 with Nia King. This event has been POSTPONED. A new date and details will be announced via email and on our website: stamps.umich.edu/gallery

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Location: 
343 South 5th Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

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March Unity Meeting w/ AA Dems

Date: 
Sat, Mar 7, 2020 - 9:30am to 11:30am

City:

Join the Washtenaw Dems and Ann Arbor Dems for a unity meeting where we will have the following program:

1. A Lansing update from State Representative Yousef Rabhi
2. A presentation from Trevor Thomas of the Fair and Equal Michigan ballot proposal
3. A presentation and resolution of endorsement from the WCC millage renewal campaign
4. A presentation and vote regarding an update of the WCDP bylaws

https://www.facebook.com/events/575207096399132/

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

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Continuing Challenges to Suffrage in Michigan in 2020

Date: 
Mon, Mar 16, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:15pm

City:

CONTINUING CHALLENGES TO SUFFRAGE IN MICHIGAN IN 2020: WHO STILL CAN'T VOTE?
A U-M Suffrage 2020 panel

This panel will address the long struggle for women’s right to vote in the U.S., officially secured 100 years ago, and—equally importantly—the continuing struggle to secure full democratic participation in Michigan. Panelists will describe real barriers to voting in Michigan today, as well as efforts to change rules and regulations to expand access to voting, and what it will take to increase access for some groups in the upcoming election.

Location: 
Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
Address: 
Joan and Sanford Weill Hall, 735 South State St, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109

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Neighbors for More Neighbors - Ann Arbor Kickoff

Date: 
Tue, Mar 24, 2020 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

City:

As the city of Ann Arbor embarks on a master planning process to guide future development of our community, we have an opportunity to embrace the principles of inclusionary zoning. Want to learn more about the benefits of flexible and inclusive housing development? Interested in climate action and housing affordability? Join us for an evening of good conversation and local beverages. Hear from experts, learn how to get involved, and meet your neighbors.

Neighbors for More Neighbors - Ann Arbor is a special project sponsored by the Washtenaw Housing Alliance (WHA).

Location: 
Bløm Meadworks
Address: 
100 S Fourth Ave, Suite 110, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104

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Ann Arbor Office Opening

Date: 
Thu, Feb 20, 2020 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

City:

RSVP HERE: https://www.mobilize.us/sandersmi/event/237453/

Join us as we open our new Ann Arbor office and get to work to win Michigan!

This event is free and open to the public. Tickets are not required, but an RSVP is encouraged.

WHERE:
Bernie 2020 Ann Arbor Headquarters
2310 E Stadium Blvd
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

WHEN:
Thu, Feb 20
6:00pm–8:00pm EST

Location: 
2310 E Stadium Blvd, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-4811, United States

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Carbon Neutrality Town Hall

Date: 
Sat, Feb 22, 2020 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm

City:

Last November, Ann Arbor City Council passed a climate emergency declaration & set a goal for the entire community to achieve carbon neutrality by the year 2030. What does this declaration mean? What can you as an Ann Arbor resident do to help achieve this goal? Come to a town hall meeting Saturday Feb. 22, noon-5 p.m., at Pioneer High School for a series of talks to explore what Ann Arbor can do to become a carbon neutral community. We’ll also gather ideas from all who attend.

Location: 
Pioneer High School, 601 W Stadium Blvd, Ann Arbor, MI 48103

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Bridging 23: Creating Community

Date: 
Sat, Mar 14, 2020 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

City:

Bridging US 23 is an initiative developed by the Association for Youth Empowerment (AYE) in collaboration with The Dispute Resolution Center of Washtenaw & Livingston Counties. It is dedicated to transforming the way the people of Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti and the surrounding communities relate to one another. Bridging US 23 was founded on the belief that when people unite for the greater good, positive change is inevitable.

Location: 
4135 Washtenaw Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48108-1003, United States

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Ranked Choice Voting: Solution to Some of our Electoral Problems

Date: 
Wed, Feb 19, 2020 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

City:

Rank MI Vote will present, speakers are Ron Zimmerman and Kevin Deegan-Krause. We will also participate in a mock Presidential election using RCV to help us understand the pros and cons.

https://www.facebook.com/events/605226166979820/

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

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Returning to Society from Prison: What We Can Do Better

Date: 
Tue, Feb 25, 2020 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

City:

A Brighter Way has a big event scheduled for Tuesday, February 25th, 6:30-8:30pm.

The event is titled "Returning to Society from Prison: What We Can Do Better" and will explore the unique factors that have led to Washtenaw County leading the state in returns to prison and jail. We will have a panel, brief individual presenters, and Q&A from audience members. The group will discuss underlying issues but also practical solutions to the problem that have been proven to work but are not adequately supported and funded.

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

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