East Lansing

The Road to the Green New Deal Town Hall

Date: 
Thu, Apr 18, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

In 2018, young Sunrise leaders and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez put the Green New Deal on the map and permanently changed the national climate policy conversation. The political establishment is scrambling to keep up and thousands of people across the country are eager to take action. This tour is taking the fight for a Green New Deal to every town across America and share our pathway to victory now through 2020.

Location: 
S105, South Kedzie Hall

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Democracy Reform Town Hall - East Lansing

Date: 
Tue, Apr 9, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

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 on the terrace level of the RCAH Theater.

Location: 
MSU Residential College in the Arts and Humanities
Address: 
C210 Snyder Hall, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48825

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A Changing Environment

Date: 
Wed, Mar 20, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Support for change is surging. Our new governor promises new safeguards. And legislators seem more open than ever to bipartisan collaboration.

Will these changes lead to new protections for Michiganders and our natural resources?

Join us to find out in an engaging discussion about addressing the environmental issues you care about in a changed State Capitol.

Speakers:
Sean Hammond, Michigan Environmental Council
Taylor Riddenbusch, Michigan Trout Unlimited

Admission is free, but space is limited. Drinks and food available for purchase!

Location: 
Beggar's Banquet
Address: 
218 Abbot Rd, East Lansing, Michigan 48823

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Activism Training: Nonviolence Beyond The Vote

Date: 
Sat, Mar 16, 2019 - 10:30am to 5:00pm

RSVP HERE:
https://form.jotform.com/90595096935168

Welcome!
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: 
Wells Hall
Address: 
619 RED CEDAR RD, East Lansing, Michigan 48824

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GEU Teach-In Rally

Date: 
Wed, Mar 20, 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

RSVP here: https://bit.ly/2Vs0v7a

Calling all grad students, undergrads, postdocs, and faculty at MSU! Grad assistants are currently negotiating our next contract, and we need to show the administration how much support we have from the community. MSU only works because its grad students do! Come out on March 20th to hear from speakers about a variety of important issues the union is trying to improve in our contract, such as anti-discrimination, anti-harassment, and relationship violence and sexual misconduct. The union needs YOU!

Location: 
The Rock

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Global Climate Strike- Michigan State University

Date: 
Fri, Mar 15, 2019 - 11:15am to 12:15pm

As part of the March 15 Global Climate Strike, join students and faculty across campus as we walk out to demand urgent, tangible action on climate change from policy makers from both the University and the State of Michigan. We will not sit by as our future is at stake, we will take action and demand a livable future.

Location: 
Hannah Administration Building
Address: 
426 Auditorium Rd, East Lansing, Michigan 48824

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MSU x PLAN Points of Intervention Tour

Date: 
Tue, Mar 19, 2019 - 7:00pm to Wed, Mar 20, 2019 - 6:00pm

Join MSU Surplus Store & Recycling, Residential and Hospitality Services, MSU Sustainability, ASMSU, and the Broad Art Museum and Art Lab as we partner with Post-Landfill Action Network to bring you this FREE 2-day event featuring workshops, speakers, and a resource fair!

The Points of Intervention Tour is a travelling environmental justice event that will invite you to question dominant and unsustainable consumption patterns, develop skills to intervene in the face of injustice, and increase awareness of the differences between a linear and circular economy.

Location: 
Michigan State University

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MDP Convention 101 Training/ Big Tent SCC Slate Election-Ingham

Date: 
Thu, Jan 24, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Are you a member of the Michigan Democratic party and think the Michigan Democratic Party should be... uh... more democratic? Are you impressed with how so many people showed up to the April 2018 democratic convention to get Dana Nessel, our NOW attorney general, the nomination for the Democratic Party? Are you looking for more ways YOU can make a difference in Michigan politics?

Location: 
Reno's East
Address: 
1310 Abbot Rd, East Lansing, Michigan 48823

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Ingham county Democratic Party: MDP Chair Candidates Forum

Date: 
Wed, Jan 16, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Meet the candidates running for Michigan Democratic party chair.

https://www.facebook.com/events/2186734654924929/

Location: 
Reno's East
Address: 
1310 Abbot Rd, East Lansing, MI, 48823

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Bernie 2020 Livestream

Date: 
Sat, Jan 12, 2019 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm

Let's get together and start organizing for Bernie 2020. We all hope he's going to run. Let's discuss ways we can build the movement and be ready to hit the ground running - GRASSROOTS STYLE!

National grassroots organization Organizing for Bernie will be putting a livestream together for us to all watch and participate on January 12th. We will start the livestream around 4:15pm.

Who’s ready to FEEL THE BERN?!

https://www.facebook.com/events/223927421821806/

Location: 
Reno's East
Address: 
1310 Abbott Rd, East Lansing, MI, 48823

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