Detroit

First step rally - Dismantling a system that disrupts lives

Date: 
Fri, Nov 16, 2018 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm

City:

We will call upon Senators Stabenow and Peters to support the criminal justice reform bill known as the "First Step Act". Representatives from the Cut50 organization will be on hand to explain the details of the proposal.

Refreshments will be served.

Invited Guests:
Van Jones
Topeka K.Sam
Louis Reed
Pastor Kevin Harris, Director Nation Outside
Justin Johnson, Political Director SEIU 1
Janee Ayers, Detroit City Councilwoman
Shyanna Wilson
Council of Baptist Pastors of Detroit and Vicinity

Location: 
Pleasant Grove Baptist Church
Address: 
4405 Wesson St, Detroit, Michigan 48210

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Beyond Incineration: Zero Waste and Just Transition in Detroit

Date: 
Fri, Nov 16, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

City:

You are cordially invited to attend our upcoming event Beyond Incineration: Zero Waste and Just Transitions in Detroit. An Environmental Justice Town Hall. There will be many national leaders in attendance to share expertise in moving toward zero waste. We will be providing food and this is a family friendly event. We hope you will join us.

Keynote Speaker:
Ananda Lee Tan, Campaigns Director, Climate Justice Alliance, advocate for just transition to local, living economies.

Location: 
Cass Corridor Commons
Address: 
4605 Cass Ave at Forest Ave. in Detroit

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New member orientation and strategy training

Date: 
Sat, Nov 17, 2018 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

City:

New and long time members of the Michigan United team are strongly encouraged to attend. We will explore the issue campaigns being waged and the ways we can work together towards our shared liberation.

Register here >>> https://act.myngp.com/Forms/-558743652556273664?midqs=0IleKGBaNezwgqwjAj22NQ==

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Location: 
Michigan United
Address: 
4405 Wesson St, Detroit, Michigan 48210

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Prison Abolition: Imagining a World Without Cages

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

City:

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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March for Black Women Detroit

Date: 
Sat, Nov 17, 2018 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm

City:

Sister march for March for Black Women in D.C. and NYC, organized by Black Women’s Blueprint. Black women are often left out of feminist and pro-Black spaces. This march is our space to speak. Our purpose is to educate the community on the many issues that Black women face (Trans violence, sexual assault, domestic violence, etc.) and also celebrate them. Black women are always there to support others and it’s time they receive the same support.

Speakers:
Fatou- Seydi Sarr - ABISA, Michigan United

Jey’nce Poindexter- Equality Michigan

Location: 
Spirit of Detroit Plaza
Address: 
2 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, Michigan 48226

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Detroit Monthly Branch Meeting

Date: 
Wed, Oct 24, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm

City:

The Detroit General Membership Branch Monthly Meeting will be held on October 24th 2018 from 7:00 PM ET to 8:30 PM ET, with dues collection beginning at 6:30 PM ET. It will be held at St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 1950 Trumbull, Detroit MI, on the corner of Michigan Ave. and Trumbull. The meeting will be in the kitchen, enter through the red door off of the parking lot.
As always, our meetings are open to all workers, but only members in good standing may have voice and vote.

Location: 
Detroit IWW GMB
Address: 
St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 1950 Trumbull, Detroit MI

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Court Hearing for Ded Rranxburgaj

Date: 
Tue, Nov 13, 2018 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm

City:

The campaign to Keep the Rranxburgaj Family Together, Central United Methodist Church, and Michigan United are asking all supporters of the Rranxburgaj Family to attend this public hearing, which is a vital moment in the family's campaign to stay together.

Location: 
Central Methodist Church Detroit
Address: 
23 East Adams Avenue, Detroit, Michigan 48226

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Teach-In on City Lab: Real Detroiters Speak Out!

Date: 
Sun, Oct 28, 2018 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm

City:

Please join the Moratorium NOW! Coalition and other community organizations on Sun. Oct. 28 for a Teach-In from 1:00-5:00pm on the actual situation facing hundreds of thousands of people who live in the city of Detroit.

Location: 
St. Peter's Episcopal Church Detroit 1950 Trumbull at Michigan Ave.

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Dine & Discuss: Democracy

Date: 
Mon, Oct 8, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

City:

Join the ACLU of Michigan and Count MI Vote Education Fund as they break down the issues surrounding voting rights and gerrymandering. Each of these important topics will be addressed in the next election, so come learn more before making your voice heard at the polls this November!

Dinner starts at 6pm | Program starts at 6:30pm

Imported from: http://detroit.activatehub.org/events/244437

Location: 
Wayne County Community College District - Downtown: 801 W. Fort Street, Detroit MI 48226 US

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TDOR Wayne State Univ.

Date: 
Mon, Nov 19, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

City:

Join the LGBT Student Advisory Board and honored community guests Rachel Crandall-Crocker and Laci Marie for a candlelight vigil in honor of trans lives lost to discrimination and violence. Learn more about TDOR at https://www.glaad.org/tdor. This event is FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

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Location: 
5221 Gullen Mall, Detroit, MI 48202-3919, United States (Wayne State University Student Center)

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