Grand Rapids

Kent County Candidate Forum

Date: 
Thu, Jun 28, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Come meet and talk with our Michigan Legislature candidates. At this FREE, non-partisan forum, ask about state and local environmental issues that matter to you. This event is intended to educate you on your candidates’ environmental views; it is not part of any endorsement process. Former Grand Rapids Mayor George Heartwell will host this free event.

https://www.facebook.com/events/663714113966156/

Location: 
Dominican Center at Marywood
Address: 
2025 Fulton St E, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503

Let My Children Go Rally

Date: 
Wed, Jun 27, 2018 - 7:30am to 5:00pm

Join us on Wednesday, June 27 as we rally in Grand Rapids to protest against the inhumane separation of babies, toddlers and teenagers from their parents. The rally will begin at 12 p.m. at First Park Congregational Church located at 10 E Park Place NE in Grand Rapids.

Location: 
Park Church
Address: 
10 E Park Pl NE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503

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GRWP Meeting - September 2018

Date: 
Thu, Sep 13, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Join us for our monthly/annual meeting on September 13th, at Riverside Park's BALL PARK ENTRANCE. That's the one in the middle of the park. We'll meet at the blue roofed pavilion by the sports fields, where the pow wows and Grand River Water Festival are held.

We do have an alternate location planned in case of inclement weather, please keep an eye on this page if the weather report is calling for rain.

Location: 
Riverside Park
Address: 
2001 Monroe Ave NE,, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49505

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City of Grand Rapids Public Hearing Discussing Medical Marijuana

Date: 
Tue, Jul 10, 2018 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

LOCATION:
City Hall
300 Monroe Ave NW, 9th Floor
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Join us at 7pm on Tuesday, July 10th for the City of Grand Rapids Commission Meeting, where there will be a public discussion to allow medical marijuana establishments in Grand Rapids. The City of Grand Rapids wants to hear from City residents regarding support or concern for allowing or disallowing licensed MMFLA marijuana businesses with city limits. Public comment time is typically limited to three minutes per person.

Location: 
City Hall, Calder Plaza - ArtPrize Venue
Address: 
300 Monroe Ave NW, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503 Show Map

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We Demand an End to the Kent County Contract with ICE

Date: 
Thu, Jun 28, 2018 - 8:00am to 9:00am

The Kent County government currently has a contract with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). This contract is causing tremendous harm to immigrant families and we demand that the Kent County Commissioners terminate the contract with ICE.

Join us at 8am at Calder Plaza for a brief Press Conference and bring signs. Afterwards we will attend the Kent County Commission meeting and during the public comment, invite people to speak about why a contract with ICE does harm in our community. The Kent County Commission meeting is in the County building, third floor, Room 310.

Location: 
Kent County Building 300 Monroe Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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Don't Move, Fight Back! Housing Justice for Grand Rapids NOW!

Date: 
Sun, Jun 24, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

*Our city is in a housing crisis. But we can fight back. Let’s Build a People’s Housing Plan for Grand Rapids.*

Working people in Grand Rapids face a housing crisis we didn’t create. Rents are going up, and it’s harder and harder to find an apartment. It’s even worse for women and communities of color. 74% of black or African-American renting households are cost-burdened (paying more than 30% of their income), and 55% of Latino renting househods are cost burdened in Grand Rapids (http://nationalequityatlas.org).

Location: 
Garfield Park, Grand Rapids

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Sign Waving Before the Debate

Date: 
Wed, Jun 20, 2018 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm

We've got our banner, bring your signs or make one and let's cheer THE MOST PROGRESSIVE candidate onto another amazing performance!! Abdul always excels, but he deserves our support in true "PROGRESSIVE GRAND RAPIDS STYLE!!" We're here, and we're changing this community to represent the 99% with the only candidate that can actually do it! Come join us!! Some will get in, but for those that won't, join us afterwards at the debate watch party at Grand Rapids Brewing, l Ionia, N.W., Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Location: 
Woodtv8
Address: 
120 College Ave SE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503

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Pride is Political: Rally and March

Date: 
Sat, Jun 16, 2018 - 11:00am to 12:30pm

11 AM - Veteran's Memorial Park
Duplicate: https://www.facebook.com/events/1581250318650219/

Location: 
Veterans Memorial Park
Address: 
101 E Fulton St, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503

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Injustice: A Community Discussion on Criminal Justice in West MI

Date: 
Wed, Jun 27, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Join us for an important discussion on the status of criminal justice reform in west Michigan. Hear from Grand Rapids Police Department Chief David Rahinsky, Kent County Prosecutor Chris Becker, ACLU Smart Justice staff, and community members.

Questions about the relationship between police, prosecutors, and citizens continue to dominate the American consciousness. This forum brings together community groups and public officials to discuss the causes and solutions to problems with criminal justice in Grand Rapids.

Location: 
Wealthy Theatre
Address: 
1130 Wealthy St SE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49506

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GRWP Meeting - July 2018

Date: 
Thu, Jul 12, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Join us for our monthly meeting on July 12th, at Riverside Park's BALL PARK ENTRANCE (**not boat launch 2). That's the one in the middle of the park. We'll meet at the blue roofed pavilion by the sports fields, where the pow wows and Grand River Water Festival are held.

We do have an alternate location planned in case of inclement weather, please keep an eye on this page if the weather report is calling for rain.

Location: 
Riverside Park
Address: 
2001 Monroe Ave NE,, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49505

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