Kalamazoo

Single Payer for Michigan Movement Training in Kalamazoo!

Date: 
Sat, Jan 13, 2018 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm

City:

On January 13 we move the fight for universal, single payer health care forward!! Anyone who wants to join this growing movement is invited. We started with a 350 person event at the State Capitol in July, and we are ready to begin the Prairie Fire campaign. By this time next year, every politician in this state will be talking about single payer healthcare, and it will be BECAUSE OF YOU.

The training consists of:

1. EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT SINGLE PAYER, including top talking points, and responses to common questions and challenges

Location: 
1009 E Stockbridge Ave Kalamazoo, MI 49001

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Transgender Day of Remembrance Vigil

Date: 
Mon, Nov 20, 2017 - 5:15pm to 7:30pm

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Transgender Day of Remembrance: A community vigil honoring the trans lives lost to violent transphobia in 2017.

So far in 2017, 25 trans people have been murdered. Their lives matter. Trans lives matter. Please join us to honor and remember these lives.

We will hold a candlelight vigil in Bronson Park starting at 5:15 pm. Afterwards, we'll gather for hot cocoa and community.

https://www.facebook.com/events/384930381941359/

Location: 
Bronson Park, 200 S Rose St, Kalamazoo, MI 49007, USA

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Fight! For Social and Economic Justice

Date: 
Thu, Oct 12, 2017 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm

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A Call to All Who are Fighting on Behalf of Social and Economic Justice!

-How Do We Take Power?
-How Do We Accomplish Our Goals For Social and Economic Justice?

We know the issues! We’ve been fighting on their behalf for a long time now. October 12 is the time we need to share our experiences, goals, and strategies for success.

If unity is power, let’s use this time - together - to begin the formation of a unified coalition of forces to accomplish our shared goals of social and economic justice.

Location: 
First Congregational Church
Address: 
345 West Michigan Avenue, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49007

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Watch Party: Healthcare Debate

Date: 
Mon, Sep 25, 2017 - 8:45pm to 11:00pm

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Join us to watch Senators Bernie Sanders and Amy Klobuchar debate healthcare with Senators Lindsey Graham and Bill Cassidy aired on CNN this Monday, September 25th.

Before the debate starts at 9pm, we will be having a candidate Meet & Greet in Okemos. See our events page to RSVP to that event.

PARKING: The watch party will be hosted at Kelly & Zack's house on Kalamazoo. Park on side street (Jones) or drive down ally behind the house & park in empty lot next to the house.

Location: 
1114 E Kalamazoo St Lansing, MI 48912

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Climate Change

Date: 
Sat, Sep 16, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

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Our topic for September is Climate Change, and to guide us through it is Climatologist, Aaron Pollyea.

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

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ProKzoo: School to Prison Pipeline

Date: 
Wed, Aug 23, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

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ProKzoo Monthly Meeting: School to Prison Pipeline

First Congregational Church
345 W. Michigan
August 23, 2017
6:00pm

Please save this date. We will be having a discussion and presentation on the "School to Prison Pipeline."

Dr. Strick Strickland, President of the Metropolitan Branch of the NAACP

Elisheva Johnson, Kalamazoo Community Justice Organizer, Michigan United

Ed Genesis, Community Leader and Organizer

Kelli Redman, Restorative Justice Program Manager, Gryphon Place

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

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Kalamazoo Young Democrats Meeting

Date: 
Sun, Aug 20, 2017 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm

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Join us for a meeting of the Kalamazoo Young Democrats! We'll be discuss how we organize to build progressive strength in the Democratic party and support millennials running for office. Hope to see you there!

https://www.facebook.com/events/1644894795555765/

Location: 
Biggby Coffee 121 E Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49007

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Rally For Universal Healthcare

Date: 
Wed, Aug 16, 2017 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

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Join Labor Campaign for Single Payer, as we work to build a coalition to advance the fight for universal healthcare!

https://www.facebook.com/events/1933975306818358/

Location: 
350 E. Michigan Ave. Kalamazoo, Mi.

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Reimagining 116 W Cedar Street

Date: 
Tue, Aug 8, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

City:

The City of Kalamazoo and the Brownfield Redevelopment Authority want your ideas for the redevelopment of the former public safety station lcoated at 116 W Cedar Street. Join us for a workshop and discussion focused on building design, streetscape, future use, public art, sustainable features, and pedestrain facilities. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, August 8 at 5:30 p.m. in the Van Deusen Room of the Kalamazoo Public Library.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1792671834092957/

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

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Transcend-Kalamazoo

Date: 
Repeats every month on the first Sunday until Sun Dec 24 2017.
Sun, May 28, 2017 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Sun, Jun 4, 2017 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Sun, Jul 2, 2017 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Sun, Aug 6, 2017 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Sun, Sep 3, 2017 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Sun, Oct 1, 2017 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Sun, Nov 5, 2017 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Sun, Dec 3, 2017 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

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A support group that provides a safe and nurturing environment for transgender people and their allies. Monthly meetings are the 2nd Wednesday at 6:30pm and the fourth Sunday at 4:00pm at the Kalamazoo Gay Lesbian Resource Center, 629 Pioneer St., Kalamazoo, MI 49008.
http://kglrc.org/services/transgender/
Phone: 269/249-4234

Location: 
Kalamazoo Gay Lesbian Resource Center, 629 Pioneer St., Kalamazoo, MI 49008

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