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Sunday, July 16, 2017 from 11am-1pm
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Upset that you've been turned away from Congressman Trott's Townhall or concerned about what the Republican AHCA will do to your health care? Want to find out what you can do to on the federal and state level to protect our health care system? Then this is the town hall for you! Join Indivisible Michigan District 11 and area residents as we ask unscripted questions and get straight answers to your health care concerns from Congressman Dan Kildee, State Representative Christine Greig and AHCA Policy Expert Charles Gaba on July 16th, 11AM at the Plymouth-Ann Arbor Elks 325! Congressman Trott, State Rep. Jeff Noble and Laura Cox, and State Senator Patrick Colbeck have been invited, but we have not heard back! If you have a moment please take the time to send them an email encouraging them to attend! Trott: https://trott.house.gov/contact/email or (202) 225-8171 Noble: JeffNoble@house.mi.gov or (517) 373-3816 Cox: LauraCox@house.mi.gov or (517) 373-3920 Colbeck: SenPColbeck@senate.michigan.gov or (517) 373-7350 To RSVP, fill out this form! goo.gl/scxnid Questions? Email: indivisiblemichigan11th@gmail.com.
Sunday, July 16, 2017 from 4-6pm
4-6pm
Upset that you weren't able to take part in Mike Bishop's "roundtable meetings" or concerned about what the Republican AHCA will do to your health care? Want to find out what you can do to on the federal and state level to protect our health care system? Then this is the town hall for you! Join Indivisible Michigan District 8 and area residents as we ask unscripted questions and get straight answers to your health care concerns from Congressman Dan Kildee, State Representative Brian Elders and AHCA Policy Expert Charles Gaba on July 16th, 4PM at the Wildwood Amphitheater, 2590 Joslyn Rd, Lake Orion, Michigan 48360. Please RSVP by following this link: goo.gl/Q01KUr
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Monday, July 24, 2017 from 4-6pm
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We know with the GOP proposed healthcare bill, 22 million people would loose their health coverage in the next decade, and this means an earlier death for many. With over 30% of our current health costs going to billing and administrative costs, we know we can do more for the 28 million who are currently uninsured. Also, our country shamefully has one of the highest infant mortality rates in the "developed" nations. I believe we can push our government to better represent and advocate for the majority of people. A national single payer health care option would be the most affordable, effective, and efficient way to ensure that all Americans receive adequate healthcare. https://www.resistandprotest.com/event/michigan-march-medicare-all
Monday, July 24, 2017 from 5:30-7pm
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"A conservative group recently formed to support the policies of President Donald Trump is planning events throughout the state this summer to drum up support for the current administration." Are we ready to fight back? MDPAN is planning a small counter protest in response. We need to ensure that Duggan's and other local businesses understand the cost of openly endorsing fascism. We will assemble on Woodward with signs. The Fascists are organizing a statewide effort to prop up the intolerable and illegitimate 45. We need to let local businesses and the people know that openly endorsing bigotry and austerity comes at a cost. Refuse to tolerate fascism in any form. Protect our neighbors and loved ones from unconstitutional abuse. The bourgeois are bleeding us dry, but we will not be silent! Onward to democracy! This isn't about harassing people who voted differently. Bring your heart, bring your signs, and bring your issues. We are not defined by what we oppose, but by our positive vision for the future. Healthcare, immigration, criminal justice reform, ongoing voter suppression, redistricting, bloated military spending, the militarization of the police, and the abhorrent misdistribution of wealth are all on the table. The future of humanity is at stake. You can check out the fascists' site here: http://www.michigantrumprepublicans.com/ Please message us or comment here for more information.
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Tuesday, July 25, 2017 from 6-7:45pm
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The environment is a pretty common topic of discussion these days, but what often gets lost in the discussion of how we all stand to gain or lose from what happens to the planet is the way that environmental issues intersect with social inequality, creating a starkly different set of threats along lines of race, class, gender, immigration status, and sexual identity. Climate change and pollution are often depicted as big, abstract, global problems, an argument which sometimes obscures the ecological destruction and environmental injustice happening today, often in our own communities. This month, Detroit's Jacobin Reading Group will be meeting on Tuesday July 25th from 6pm to 7:45pm at the Conely branch of the Detroit Public Library at 4600 Martin in Southwest Detroit. We will be discussing the movement for environmental justice both here in Detroit and nationally, and how people can get involved in the fight against ecological inequality and policies which hurt poor communities and communities of color. Joining us for the conversation is the East Michigan Environmental Action Council, who will be discussing their work on these issues and sharing information about how Detroiters can get involved. For people looking to get a bit of background on how we got here and the larger picture of what's going on, we put together the following readings. It's also possible that some people might have a lot to say on the subject but not a lot of time to do the readings, in which case we would still love to have you at the conversation on Tuesday. People without a lot to say who still want to learn about the issue and how to get involved are also welcome. PLEASE NOTE: We have moved the meeting to Southwest Detroit instead of our usual location and would hate for anyone to miss the above memo and head to the library in midtown instead. Again, we will be at the Conely branch of the Detroit Public Library at 4600 Martin one block north of Michigan Avenue. Readings are as follows: Principles of Environmental Justice http://www.ejnet.org/ej/principles.html Copeland, William. "From Climate Oppression to 21st Century Leadership: What Will the New Black Economy Look Like?" http://www.huffingtonpost.com/william-copeland/from-climate-oppression-t_b_6594692.html Kahle, Trish. "The Standing Rock Split" https://www.jacobinmag.com/2016/10/standing-rock-dakota-access-pipeline-labor-trumka/ Guyette, Curt. "Fired Up." https : // www [dot] metrotimes [dot] com/detroit/fired-up/Content?oid=2192016 Guzman, Martina. "Exploring the Public Health Consequences of Detroit's water shutoffs." http : // www [dot] modeldmedia [dot] com/features/water-shut-offs-100615.aspx Charity Hicks on April 26, 2014 at Cass Corridor Commons. http : // detroitinterviews [dot] tumblr [dot] com/post/87709112777/charity-hicks-on-april-26-2014-at-cass-corridor Mock, Brentin. "The Time Republicans Helped Build An All-Black Town Called Soul City" https : // www [dot] citylab [dot] com/equity/2015/11/the-time-republicans-helped-build-an-all-black-town-called-soul-city/414585/
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Saturday, August 5, 2017 from 10-11:30am
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Our guest speaker will be Charles Gaba. Mr. Gaba, a nationally-known expert on the Affordable Care Act, runs the web site http://acasignups.net. Mr. Gaba will explain the wide and deep damage that will occur to the nation's health if and when Republicans live up to their promise to destroy Obamacare.
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