Detroit

People's Water Board Coalition November Meeting

Date: 
Tue, Nov 12, 2019 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

City:

Join us at our regularly scheduled second Tuesday meeting at the Commons.

We will be discussing our ongoing projects as well as some new legislation in Lansing.

https://www.facebook.com/events/965901777102332/

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

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Community Forum on the Michigan Water Crisis

Date: 
Thu, Oct 17, 2019 - 4:30pm to 6:30pm

City:

In this forum, Debra Taylor will share “Mapping the Water Crisis,” which is an interdisciplinary study on the water crisis from We The People Of Detroit. Sylvia Orduno will tell us all about The People's Water Board Coalition's “Water Affordability plan.” Then, Valerie Blakey will present her lived experiences of the ongoing water crises across the state of Michigan, including Flint and the lesser publicized one in Detroit.

Location: 
110 O'Dowd Hall, 586 Pioneer Drive

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Shutdown Party!

Date: 
Sat, Oct 26, 2019 - 2:00pm to 7:00pm

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What: The Shutdown Party: a celebration of art, music, and history of fighting Detroit’s incinerator
When: October 26, 2019 from 2:00-7:00PM
Where: Art and History at the James and Rose Robinson Community Center (Corner of Chene and Willis)
Music and Performance following the Celebration March

Performances by:
Pastor Robert Jones
Birch
Dorthea Thomas
Perennial Jones
Kim Hunter
Will See is debuting his new #entertainmentjustice song “The Beast is Dead” !

Celebrate with us in this once-in-a-generation win for clean air!

Location: 
4190 Chene St, Detroit, MI 48207-1604, United States

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Stand With UAW Workers and Bernie!

Date: 
Wed, Sep 25, 2019 - 10:30am to 2:30pm

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BERNIE will visit the Poletown DHAM Picket Line

Wednesday, September 25 - 10:30 am

2500 E. Grand Blvd. Detroit

Make Plans To Be There!

The Bernie campaign asks that people keep signage focused on support for the UAW. We are especially interested in inviting UAW members and other union members who support Bernie. But please wear Bernie t-shirts or buttons if you have them.

https://www.facebook.com/events/2454422151513267/

Location: 
General Motors Detroit/Hamtramck Assembly Plant
Address: 
2500 E Grand Blvd., Detroit, Michigan 48211

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Climate Strike Art Build (DAY 2)

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

City:

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

City:

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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Hold the System Accountable: Pack the Court w/ C4DJ!

Date: 
Thu, Oct 10, 2019 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm

City:

Join Collective 4 Disability Justice as we stand behind Baba Baxter Jones in court room 226 to show the City of Detroit government that we will not remain silent while it sweeps ADA and disability justice under a political rug. The city has filed a dangerously irresponsible motion to dismiss the remainder of his civil/disability rights and personal injury case.

Location: 
Theodore Levin United States Courthouse

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Global Climate Strike Detroit

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

City:

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

City:

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

City:

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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