Kalamazoo

SWMI DSA July General Meeting

Date: 
Mon, Jul 8, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

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EDIT: This meeting has been pushed back to Monday, July 8, so as not to overlap with a Kalamazoo City Commission meeting July 1.

The Southwest Michigan chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America are holding our next general meeting July 8 at the Vine Neighborhood Association (located next to Bagel Beanery, in the same parking lot as Fourth Coast/Crow's Nest). This meeting is open to the public, so if you've been curious about joining DSA, this is the perfect opportunity to learn more about the organization!

Location: 
Vine Neighborhood Association
Address: 
814 S Westnedge, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008

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Kalamazoo Listening Session Training

Date: 
Wed, Jun 12, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

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Training on how to organize listening sessions .

We had a great Capitol Day, lets keep moving our issues forward!Join us for a evening of training to learn to how organize a listening session that would be beneficial to the community. Training will cover how to engage the community to attend and how to hold the listening session.

https://www.facebook.com/events/463925414360905/

Location: 
Michigan United
Address: 
1009 E Stockbridge Ave, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49001

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MI PPC Truth And Poverty Tour Kalamazoo

Date: 
Sat, Apr 27, 2019 - 3:00pm to 6:00pm

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The Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival is showing the real national emergency through state-led, nationally-coordinated Truth and Poverty Tours now being conducted in more than 30 states, including Michigan. These Tours, we are shining a light on the deep suffering caused by systemic racism, poverty, the war economy, and ecological devastation, which is being felt all over the country, challenging the immoral narrative that blames the poor for poverty and ignores the great abundance in our nation.

Location: 
Kalamazoo First Congregational UCC
Address: 
345 W Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49007

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May 6 General Meeting - SWMI DSA

Date: 
Mon, May 6, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

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The Southwest Michigan Democratic Socialists of America are holding our next general meeting on Monday, May 6, at 7 p.m. at the Vine Neighborhood association! All DSA members, prospective members and curious comrades are encouraged to attend!
Feel free to send us a Facebook message if you have any questions. See you there!

https://www.facebook.com/events/648655605607552/

Location: 
Vine Neighborhood Association
Address: 
814 S Westnedge, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008

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Free screening of "Fix It:" why we need Medicare for All!

Date: 
Thu, May 2, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

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Come to this free screening of "Fix it: healthcare at the tipping point:" this excellent 50 minute documentary breaks down why our healthcare system is so expensive and unfair, and why Medicare for All is the solution! Q&A discussion to follow. Come to the Van Deusen room on the 3rd floor of the library. This event is FREE and an EXCELLENT opportunity to learn more about Medicare for All.

https://www.facebook.com/events/2327960707528722/

Location: 
Kalamazoo Public Library
Address: 
315 S Rose St, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49007

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Kalamazoo Activist Night: DIY Menstrual Pad Workshop

Date: 
Wed, Apr 10, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

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Join Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan for a FREE workshop on DIY Cloth Pads. We are so excited to share this work with our supporters.

Location: 
Planned Parenthood: Kalamazoo Health Center
Address: 
4201 W Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49006

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Transgender Day of Visibility Celebration

Date: 
Thu, Mar 28, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

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In celebration of Trans Day of Visibility (TDOV), campus and community participants are invited to join in this celebration and show support for the transgender community. Activities will recognize the livelihood and empowerment that transgender individuals demonstrate daily around the globe. In addition, ideas and knowledge for addressing cissexism and transphobia will be shared. Campus partner: LBGT Student Services.

https://www.facebook.com/events/304160686889003/

Location: 
1003 Ring Road South, Kalamazoo, MI 49006, USA

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TDoV POTLUCK

Date: 
Sun, Mar 31, 2019 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm

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Transgender Week of Visibility
Transgender Day of Visibility (TDOV) is an annual event occurring on March 31st that celebrates and raises awareness for transgender and gender nonconforming people. This year, OutFront Kalamazoo is hosting a Transgender Week of Visibility here at our office beginning on Sunday, March 31st, and ending on Saturday, April 6th. Join us as we recognize the transgender and gender nonconforming population with three great events!

Location: 
OutFront Kalamazoo, 340 S Rose St, Kalamazoo, MI 49007, USA

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Democracy Reform Town Hall - Kalamazoo

Date: 
Sat, Mar 23, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

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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.

Admission is free, and all Michiganders are welcome (including young ones)! However, SPACE IS LIMITED, so please RSVP!

Location: 
Kalamazoo First Congregational UCC
Address: 
345 W Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49007

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Kalamazoo Activist Night: State of Roe and Title X

Date: 
Mon, Mar 25, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

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Kavanaugh, the 2018 Election and the Title X Gag Rule – what does this all mean for Planned Parenthood and where do we go from here? Join Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan for an evening of discussion and vision setting around the biggest issues on our plate and the ways in which we are planning to take ACTION in 2019 to help protect access to safe, affordable and comprehensive reproductive healthcare.

All are welcome, no RSVP required. Light snacks and refreshments provided.

Location: 
Planned Parenthood: Kalamazoo Health Center
Address: 
4201 W Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49006

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