Kalamazoo

Kalamazoo Pride 2017

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Fri, Jun 9, 2017 - 6:00pm to Sun, Jun 11, 2017 - 12:30am

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Kalamazoo Pride 2017

This year marks Kalamazoo’s 10th Annual Pride Event and the two-day festival will take place on Friday, June 9 and Saturday, June 10, 2017 at the Arcadia Creek Festival Site in downtown Kalamazoo.

Hours
Friday hours: 6 pm until 12:30 am
Saturday hours: 2 pm until 12:30 am

Tickets
Two-day passes purchased in advance at OutFront Kalamazoo: $15
Each day at the gate: $10

Location: 
Arcadia Creek Festival Park

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Kalamazoo Activist Night

Date: 
Tue, May 16, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

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Are you ready to stand with Planned Parenthood in the community!? Join us as we prepare for Prides and other summer outreach at our monthly activist night in Kalamazoo! We'll do a tabling and messaging training, as well as have shift sign ups for Kalamazoo Pride.

Refreshments will be provided. Reach out to Christina.Soliz@ppmi.org for more information.

https://www.facebook.com/events/997865483650011/

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

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Redistricting Reform Town Hall - Kalamazoo

Date: 
Sat, May 20, 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

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The Voters Not Politicians ballot committee and grassroots organization Count MI Vote are co-hosting Redistricting Reform Town Halls across Michigan, and we're holding one in Kalamazoo!

This is an opportunity for voters to learn about gerrymandering and discuss solutions. It will start with a fun and engaging introduction to the facts, then move into a discussion to hear from you and your neighbors.

Like any good town hall, your ideas and concerns will be heard, your questions answered, and your input used to design change that reflects the will of Michigan voters.

Location: 
Second Baptist Church of Kalamazoo, MI
Address: 
609 N Rose St, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49007

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Kalamazoo Activist Night

Date: 
Tue, Mar 21, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

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This activist night will feature our Youth Programs Manager to come and talk to us about safer sex and the work that she does in the community. Please RSVP to Christina.Soliz@ppmi.org

https://www.facebook.com/events/1828930660700217/

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

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Redistricting Reform Town Hall - Kalamazoo

Date: 
Sun, Mar 26, 2017 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm

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The Voters Not Politicians ballot committee and grassroots organization Count MI Vote are co-hosting Redistricting Reform Town Halls across Michigan, and we're coming to Kalamazoo!

This is an opportunity for voters to learn about gerrymandering and discuss policy options. It will start with a fun and engaging introduction to the facts, then move into a discussion to hear from you and your neighbors.

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

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People’s Climate March - Kalamazoo

Date: 
Sat, Apr 29, 2017 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm

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The “People’s Climate March for Jobs, Justice, and the Climate” will be held in DC and communities across the country on April 29, 2017.

Join us in Kalamazoo to stand in solidarity and make sure our elected leaders know that our families and communities demand protection. We deserve clean land, air, and water! More information will be provided.

Please save the date, share and RSVP!

Volunteers needed! Sign up to make the event a success right here: http://bit.ly/2nl6UTi

Host: Michigan League of Conservation Voters

Location: 
Bronson Park

Women Organize Michigan Summit- Kalamazoo

Date: 
Sun, Mar 5, 2017 - 1:00pm to 6:00pm

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Please join us for the Women Organize Michigan Summit in Kalamazoo, MI! We will be having speakers and organizations who are working on moving Michigan forward, and fighting against the forces that would drag us backwards and into oblivion.
As always, there will be child care provided, please indicate the number of children who will need care. (If you have an infant in arms, you don't need to register them.)

Location: 
Bernhard Center, Student Center at WMU1903 W Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008

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Big Oil Whistle Blower Film Screening

Date: 
Mon, Feb 20, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

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Hear and see the story of John Bolenbaugh, an Enbridge worker, who uncovered the truth about the oil spill in the Kalamazoo River and the attempts to cover up the damage and dangers it caused. This event is hosted by Follow the Buffalo, Inc. with Kalamazoo Stands with Standing Rock folks as partners

https://www.facebook.com/events/1825984267618608/

Location: 
Kalamazoo First Congregational UCC

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Direct Action Movies!

Date: 
Sun, Feb 19, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

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Come on out to the first in a series of film screenings to explore exciting moments when people used civil disobedience and direct action to create change or meet the goals of their community.

What is direct action?

Direct action is any act a persin takes to directly impact an issue they are addressing. Any thing from feeding a hungry persin and taking care of an abused animal, to locking down to machinery to stop construction of a pipeline and beyond!

http://earthfirstjournal.org/direct-action/

Location: 
Kalamazoo First Congregational UCC

Rally Against Islamophobia & for Muslim•Immigrant•Refugee Rights

Date: 
Sun, Feb 5, 2017 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

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Rally Against Islamophobia and for Muslim, Immigrant, and Refugee Rights
Bronson Park, Kalamazoo, MI
Sunday, February 5, 2017
12 Noon • 2 PM

Let us take a stand against hate! Hate has no home in Kalamazoo or in the United States of America.

Join together in resisting the Trump administration's ban on immigrants and refugees from Muslim countries! Let us not forget the undocumented immigrants in our community and nation whose life trajectories are uncertain. Let us show the world that Kalamazoo welcomes our refugees and immigrants!

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Bronson Park

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