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University of Michigan is Pulling Back the Curtains on Wendy's

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Fri, Oct 26, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

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Join Washtenaw Solidarity with Farmworkers and a member of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers in asking the University of Michigan to support farmworker justice.

We will be meeting outside of the Fleming Administration Building to ask President Schlissel to commit to the Fair Food Program, an agreement developed by farmworkers that has eliminated abusive working conditions for farmworkers in supply chains.

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Fleming Administration Building

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Detroit Monthly Branch Meeting

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Wed, Oct 24, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm

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The Detroit General Membership Branch Monthly Meeting will be held on October 24th 2018 from 7:00 PM ET to 8:30 PM ET, with dues collection beginning at 6:30 PM ET. It will be held at St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 1950 Trumbull, Detroit MI, on the corner of Michigan Ave. and Trumbull. The meeting will be in the kitchen, enter through the red door off of the parking lot.
As always, our meetings are open to all workers, but only members in good standing may have voice and vote.

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Detroit IWW GMB
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St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 1950 Trumbull, Detroit MI

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Wobbly Breakfast at the Ypsi Gathering Space

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Sun, Oct 21, 2018 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

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Join us for a free breakfast with other members of the community.

There will be vegetarian, vegan, and gluten free options.

Donate here: www.patreon.com/wobblybreakfastypsi

Ypsi Gathering space is between the two galleries inside Riverside Art Center. Look for the doors by the elevator!

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Riverside Arts Center | Ypsilanti, MI
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76 N Huron St, Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197

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Organizer Training 101

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Sat, Nov 3, 2018 - 9:00am to Sun, Nov 4, 2018 - 5:00pm

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The Ypsilanti Branch of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) is hosting Organizer Training 101: How to Build the Committee.
This is a training for those interested in learning more about Solidarity Unionism and how to effectively organize in your workplace, with your fellow workers, around your collective demands -- and get them met through Direct Action!

It is a two day training with hours as follows:
Saturday, November 3rd 9am-5pm
Sunday, November 4th 10am-5pm

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Eastern Michigan University
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900 Oakwood St, Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197

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RISE in Flint

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Sat, Sep 8, 2018 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

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On Sept. 8 we will RISE together with an event in Flint at a concert to lift up the people at the front lines of the fight for clean water and air, justice, and the climate crisis. This show will feature some of the state's best musicians to celebrate our growing movement, the future we’re building together, and the fact that now more than ever, people are ready to take action, hit the streets, and fight back - and in two months, we get to go to the polls.

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University of Michigan-Flint Department of Theatre & Dance
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303 E Kearsley St, Flint, Michigan 48502

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2018 Labor Day Parade and Festival

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Mon, Sep 3, 2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm

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LET'S MAKE THIS THE LARGEST ASSEMBLY OF WORKING FAMILIES EVER IN THE U.P.!

Come celebrate Labor Day! The Marquette Alger Community Labor Council and the U.P. Regional Labor Federation, AFL-CIO, are excited to host the 29th Annual Labor Day Parade Festival.

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Lake Bancroft Park

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2018 LABOR DAY MOBILIZATION LUNCHEON

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Wed, Aug 22, 2018 - 11:30am to 1:30pm

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LUNCHEON WITH MARJORIE MITCHELL, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, MICHIGAN UNIVERSAL HEALTH CARE ACTION NETWORK. TICKETS $40 includes membership in Michigan Labor History Society. Call 313-577-4003 for reservations.

Imported from: http://detroit.activatehub.org/events/220294

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IBEW LOCAL 58, PORTER ST. EAST OF TRUMBULL, DETROIT: , Detroit MI 48226 US

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Labor + Affordable Housing Committee Meeting

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Fri, Aug 17, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

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Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea Kerrytown, 407 N 5th Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA

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Ypsilanti IWW Committee Meetings

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Sun, Jul 22, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

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Join the Ypsilanti IWW to discuss our ideas for workplace organizing, community solidarity, education, events, and our Wobbly Breakfast project. Also come share some of your own!

We'll be meeting in the space between the between the two galleries in Riverside Arts Center. Look for the doors in the middle.

https://www.facebook.com/events/856214517904170/

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76 N Huron St, Ypsilanti, MI 48197-2608, United States

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Jobs with Justice Fundraiser

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Sun, Jul 15, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

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Event includes afternoon of poems, songs, and art to keep us all doing what needs to be done. JWJ works on: organizing Detroit and Macomb residents, conducting Runaway inequality workshops, support for D-15, One Fair Wage, Earned Paid Sick Time, Voters Not Politicians, Promote the Vote and other issues.

Imported from: http://detroit.activatehub.org/events/212236

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Swords Into Plowshares Peace Center and Gallery: 33 E. Adams, Detroit Michigan 48226 US

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