Grand Rapids

Couples Canvassing

Date: 
Sat, Feb 15, 2020 - 10:00am to 6:00pm

Calling ALL couples!

On Saturday Feb 15th we will be having a canvassing event launching from the Kent County Democrats Office (301 Fuller Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI).

Grab your coat, boo, or meet someone new and join us in collecting signatures for Fair and Equal Michigan! We will be canvassing in two hours blocks in various locations throughout the downtown area.

We will meet at 10 AM, 12 PM, 2 PM, and 4 PM.

See you there!

Oh, and couples who canvass together, stay together <3

Location: 
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Address: 
301 Fuller Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI

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What We Demand from the GRPS Board of Education

Date: 
Mon, Mar 2, 2020 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

We are inviting parents, students, teachers and community members to attend the GRPS Board of Education meeting to express your support for our demands and to bring to attention any other issues of concern you have about the Grand Rapids Public Schools. To read a more about our 3 demands go to this link

https://griid.org/2020/02/04/grand-rapids-for-education-justice-presents-a-list-of-demands-to-the-grand-rapids-public-schools/

Location: 
Grand Rapids Public Schools
Address: 
1331 Franklin St SE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49506

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Grand Rapids Movement for Bernie Mega Canvassing Event

Date: 
Sat, Mar 7, 2020 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

A massive movement of grassroots progressives including GR - DSA, GR - Socialist Alternative and Grand Rapids United Progressives have come together to endorse, support and canvass for Bernie Sanders as our next president. We will be coming together to canvass from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., so grab a friend, stop by and pick up some literature from the Kent Dems Office (we have someone there passing out literature and instructions) and let's get Bernie elected.

Location: 
1144 Wealthy St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506-1543, United States

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Annual General Chapter Meeting (Election of Officers)

Date: 
Sat, Jan 4, 2020 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Join us for our annual general chapter meeting that takes place in early January where we will elect new officers. We'll also have the same agenda as other chapter meetings do with updates from working groups, statuses on upcoming events, and to discuss new ideas from fellow members and hear new ones.

We will have an open door at 6:00pm to welcome new members and get to know one another informally before the meeting proper starts at 7:00pm.

Location: 
Eastown Community Association
Address: 
415 Ethel Ave SE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49506

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Ecosocialist Working Group

Date: 
Mon, Dec 23, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

The Ecosocialist Working Group is cultivating a just & ecologically-oriented future for all by strengthening grassroots coalitions and campaigning for environmentally sound policies.
Eastown Community Association is ramp-accessible and has a gender neutral bathroom. Public parking in the lot across the street. Please enter via the side entrance up the ramp--not the front door.

https://www.facebook.com/events/648289042372192/

Location: 
Eastown Community Association
Address: 
415 Ethel Ave SE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49506

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Fundraiser for Movimiento Cosecha GR!

Date: 
Thu, Dec 19, 2019 - 4:00pm to Fri, Dec 20, 2019 - 12:00am

On Thursday December 19, join us for a holiday benefit! 30% of the entire night's sales will be donated to Movimiento Cosecha GR. Cosecha is a nonviolent movement fighting for permanent protection, dignity, and respect for the 11 million undocumented immigrants in the United States. We support licenses for all!

Cosecha Allies will hold a reception from 5-7 pm with information, T-Shirts, and zines for sale. Catering has been generously donated by Tacos El Cunado at the Downtown Market!

Location: 
The Meanwhile
Address: 
1005 Wealthy St SE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49506

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Public Engagement Meeting: Township Hall

Date: 
Wed, Dec 4, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Please join us for a public engagement meeting regarding the potential purchase of 5920 Tahoe Drive SE, Cascade Township for a new Township Hall.

Progressive AE and the Township will present information and suggested next steps for Township Hall and the fire stations. The public is encouraged to attend, ask questions and provide feedback.

Location: 
Kent District Library - Cascade Township Branch
Address: 
2870 Jacksmith Ave SE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49546

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Vamos por nuestras licencias! Let’s get our licences !

Date: 
Tue, Nov 12, 2019 - 6:45pm to 9:45pm

**English below**

Le llego la hora a la ciudad de Grand Rapids a que muestre su apoyo a la comunidad inmigrante.

Este Martes 12 de Noviembre nos reuniremos en la alcaldía de la ciudad para exigir que la ciudad pase una resolución a favor de las licencias de manejar.

Necesitamos poner presión como comunidad, así que necesitamos que se hagan presente ese día. Venganse con sus amigos, familiares, conocidos, etc!

¿Contamos con tu apoyo?
🚗 🚗 🚗

Location: 
300 Monroe Ave NW, Grand Rapids, Michigan

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Regular Monthly Chapter Meeting

Date: 
Sat, Dec 7, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Join us for our monthly regular chapter meeting that takes place on the first Saturday of every months. We'll have updates from working groups, statuses on upcoming events, and to discuss new ideas from fellow members and hear new ones.

We will have an open door at 6:00pm to welcome new members and get to know one another informally before the meeting proper starts at 7:00pm.

Location: 
Eastown Community Association
Address: 
415 Ethel Ave SE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49506

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Grand Rapids Climate Strike

Date: 
Fri, Dec 6, 2019 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

The September 20th Climate Strike was the largest day of action for climate justice ever. On December 6th, people across America will join a national #ClimateStrike to take the momentum from September to our elected officials' doorsteps.

Join Sunrise Movement GR for a rally and speakers at Ah-Nab-Awen park followed by a march through downtown Grand Rapids. RSVP at bit.ly/grclimatestrike to get updates!

https://www.facebook.com/events/2437996023185479/

Location: 
Ah-Nab-Awen-Park
Address: 
299 Pearl St NW, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49504

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