Detroit

Climate Strike Art Build (DAY 2)

Date: 
Thu, Sep 19, 2019 - 4:00pm to 10:00pm

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Join us in preparing for the Global Climate Strike in Detroit by making some powerful images that bring the effects of the Climate Crisis to the streets of Detroit!

The Studio is ACCESSIBLE & FAMILY FRIENDLY!
Please bring a snack to keep us nourished or a small donation to help fund our art as we create together. Studio is equiped with all supplies, but feel free to bring any brushes, rollers or cardboard!

Location: 
560 Custer St, Detroit, MI 48202-3126, United States

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Cooperation Jackson Meet & Greet

Date: 
Tue, Sep 17, 2019 - 7:30pm to 10:00pm

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FREE - Public Event - New local venue

Highland Park and Detroit come out to chill and chat with Kali Akuno of Cooperation Jackson and Author of Jackson Rising: The Struggle for Economic Democracy and Black Self-determination in Jackson, Mississippi.

Special invited guests include Detroit Community Wealth Fund and the Detroit Reads Jackson Rising study group from KAN Bookstore.

Location: 
Woodward Ave bar and grill
Address: 
12000 Woodward Ave, Detroit, Michigan 48203

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Global Climate Strike Detroit

Date: 
Fri, Sep 20, 2019 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

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Starting September 20, people of all ages in hundreds of countries are walking out of their jobs, homes, and classes to demand real climate action from our elected officials.

There is no Planet B. When the earth and communities we love are under attack, we stand up and fight back.

Please join a group wherever you'll be on September 20th- and if you're in Detroit, please join us. Find an event near you here: https://globalclimatestrike.net/

Location: 
Grand Circus Park Historic District
Address: 
Detroit

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First YDSA Meeting of the Semester - Sept. 11

Date: 
Wed, Sep 11, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

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Join us in Room 262 of Manoogian Hall at 6:30 PM September 11th for YDSA's first meeting! Come to learn more about socialism, talk about what issues are most important to you, and hear from Detroit DSA members about what the organization is doing around the city. Whether you're curious about socialism or have been waiting for a collective way to act on the issues you care about, come hang out with us, ask questions, and take part in building up Wayne State's YDSA.

For more information about DSA, YDSA, or the kind of work we do, please visit:

Location: 
906 Warren Ave W, Detroit, MI 48201-1132, United States

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Make Food Not Waste--A Community Feast

Date: 
Sun, Sep 8, 2019 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

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Join us for our FREE second Community Feast where everyone is welcome. Enjoy one or more of our vegan, vegetarian and meat dishes while you learn easy ways to waste less food at home. Stop by or stay for the day!

What to See and Do:

Check out the main stage–Chef competitions, Detroit Food Policy Council’s 5th Annual Food Power Awards, and visiting James Beard Chefs Hari Pulapaka and Jennifer Hill Booker

Sample dishes made from top-quality food that would have otherwise gone to waste, made by some of Detroit’s best chefs

Location: 
Eastern Market
Address: 
Shed 5, Detroit, Michigan

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Responsible Lending, Not Payday Lending

Date: 
Tue, Aug 20, 2019 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm

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Join Community Development Advocates of Detroit (CDAD) and Community Economic Development Association of Michigan (CEDAM) in partnership with the Michigan Coalition for Responsible Lending for a community conversation about the impact of payday loans on Detroit residents. Hear from people that have been impacted by the payday loan debt trap. Also hear from advocates about what we are doing to fight for residents to help them avoid the payday loan debt trap!

The conversation will be followed by a resource fair where attendees can get on-site financial information and help!

Location: 
Central Detroit Christian Community Development
Address: 
1550 Taylor St, Detroit, Michigan 48206

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March for Black Women Detroit

Date: 
Sat, Sep 14, 2019 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

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March for Black Women Detroit is a rally inspired by M4BW which took place in D.C., organized by Black Women's Blueprint.

Unfortunately, our issues are often pushed to the background in the Black and feminist community. March for Black Women is a space for Black women to be heard. It is a space for us to be celebrated.

Speakers and performers will be announced soon. Inbox us if you are interested in being apart of this!

https://www.facebook.com/events/2433696036695278/

Location: 
Campau Park
Address: 
Detroit

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Transit General Assembly: The Road to 2020

Date: 
Wed, Aug 28, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

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Join the Motor City Freedom Riders for one of our regular meetings - following a summer hiatus. We'll discuss the status of our campaign for #FairFares and the path to a 2020 Regional Transit Authority proposal. Food provided! Enter through the ramp door off the parking lot on Forest Ave.

https://www.facebook.com/events/2773701452657876/

Location: 
Cass Corridor Commons
Address: 
4605 Cass Ave, Detroit, Michigan 48201

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Trans Stellar Film Festival 2019

Date: 
Fri, Sep 27, 2019 - 4:30pm to 11:30pm

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We are Michigan's ONLY queer film festival! Come check out our third annual Trans Stellar Film Festival, showing films from queer filmmakers around the globe!

Passes on sale now! Tickets will be a suggested donation of $10 per show.

Programming includes short films, feature films, documentaries, comedies, and experimental films! The entire schedule and info on each film is available on the ticketing website!

Trans Stellar Film Festival is sponsored by the Michigan Film & Digital Media Office and Cinema Detroit!

Location: 
Cinema Detroit
Address: 
4126 3rd St, Detroit, Michigan 48201

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Debate Take Over: Immigrants Deserve Dignity!

Date: 
Wed, Jul 31, 2019 - 4:00pm to 9:00pm

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**Sign up to take action: bit.ly/DetroitDebateAction**

Immigrant workers are the backbone of the Michigan economy. Industries like agriculture, construction, and manufacturing depend on immigrant labor. Right now, the Immigrant families are not being treated with respect & dignity. They are constantly separated & put in detention. Michigan immigrant families deserve immediate access to Driver’s Licenses and immediate legalization.

Location: 
Philip A. Hart Plaza

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