Grand Rapids

Calvin College Welcome Week Voter Registration

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Thu, Aug 30, 2018 - 8:00am to 11:30am

Come out and help NextGen Michigan register people to vote at Calvin College on Thursday, Aug. 30! If you are interested, please contact Megan Pluymert at megan.pluymert@nextgenamerica.org.

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Calvin College
Address: 
3201 Burton St SE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49546

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September chapter meeting

Date: 
Wed, Sep 5, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Join us for the first of two September chapter meetings. You do not have to be a DSA member to attend. We'll have updates from working groups, including the Medicare For All workshop we're holding on September 12. And warm up those vocal cords, because we'll be talking about (and singing!) labor/union songs!

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.

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

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Grand Rapids Activist Night – Election Debrief

Date: 
Tue, Nov 20, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

While we may be exhausted and drained after the election, the work can’t stop! On the Monday following the 2018 Midterm Elections we will be debriefing the Election, planning out our action steps for the remainder of 2018 and looking towards what we can expect in 2019.

Location: 
Planned Parenthood
Address: 
425 Cherry St SE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503

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End the Contract with ICE Rally

Date: 
Sat, Aug 18, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Join us for a rally outside of the Kent County Jail, where we will demand an end to the county's contract with ICE. This rally will involve speakers and information about how to become involved in the End the Contract campaign.

There will be water, some seating, first aid, and transportation from our parking location.

Location: 
918 Benjamin Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-1312, United States

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West Michigan ACLU Regular Monthly Meeting (Grand Rapids)

Date: 
Thu, Sep 20, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Please spread the word! Bring friends.

Join the ACLU of Western Michigan Local Unit on the third Thursday of the month for its monthly meeting and learn how you can get involved in civil-rights and civil-liberties issues that matter most to you in your community.

The ACLU of Western Michigan is engaged in a variety of activism, public education and awareness, and engagement and recruitment activities.

We meet the THIRD THURSDAY OF EVERY MONTH, at the Wealthy Theater Annex in Grand Rapids.

Our primary issues are typically:

Location: 
1110 Wealthy St SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506-1543, United States

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Cosecha Allies GR Work Meeting

Date: 
Sun, Aug 5, 2018 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

You're invited to come to our Cosecha Allies GR Work Meeting supporting Movimiento Cosecha GR.

Our most urgent need: we've been called by organizers to start arranging resources, crowd safety and support for integral upcoming marches and events.

Accessibility and facility notes: there are two sets of stairs (two down, six up) upon entering the Jennings side door. Chair accessible ramp on the Burton side door, park on Burton back parking lot to access. Accessible drinking fountain inside.

There are gendered, single-stalled bathrooms on this level.

Location: 
2010 Kalamazoo Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49507-4004, United States

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City Manager Candidates Community Forum

Date: 
Mon, Jul 30, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Hear from the City Manager candidates at this community forum in the Ryerson Auditorium at the Grand Rapids Public Library, 111 Library St. NE. The event will include a formal question and answer session between the executive recruiter and candidates as well as an opportunity for community members to talk with the candidates one on one.

Comment cards will be available at the event for attendees to provide feedback on the candidates. The community also is encouraged to provide feedback on the candidates by emailing manager@grcity.us.

Location: 
Grand Rapids Public Library
Address: 
Main Library - 111 Library St NE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503

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Westside Cancer Crisis Discussion

Date: 
Thu, Jul 19, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

There will be 2 meetings held on the same day pertaining to the Cancer Crisis on the Westside. Our 1st Ward City Commissioners have set this up and we will be joined by a variety of representatives from our City. At these meetings we will be sharing information and collecting health information from residents from the Indiana/Butterworth area. Please help spread the word! thank you.

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Location: 
Servant's Community Church
Address: 
53 Deloney Ave SW, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49504

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GR Rapid Response to ICE July Training

Date: 
Thu, Jul 19, 2018 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents have increased their activities and are arresting and detaining people in West Michigan every week. We invite you to be part of a campaign to stand in solidarity with immigrants and to stop state violence.

Location: 
Trinity United Methodist Church of Grand Rapids, MI
Address: 
1100 Lake Dr SE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49506

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Grand Rapids March For #RetireLine5

Date: 
Wed, Jul 18, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

We will be Marching to #RetireLine5 and this would be the 4th March of the week! Last one for the week before Lansing! We will be meeting at the Calder Plaza and be walking to Ah-Nah-Awen Park, across the bridge!

Needs:
Speakers!
Cooler - drinks
Signs and people!

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Calder Plaza (La Grand Vitesse)

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