Activate! 313 Progressive Community Calendar

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19
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Sunday, March 19, 2017 from noon-1pm
noon-1pm
Venue:
@
Warren TBD
Come prepared to take action and meet others who are working to resist Trump's agenda.We’ll be encouraging our Members of Congress in Senate and House to represent us, not Trump. Kevin Hrit, Regional Director for US Senator Gary Peters will be there to talk and he promised to bring some of his colleagues. Sign up to attend at: https://actionnetwork.org/events/meet-us-senator-gary-peters-director-and-others DOUBLE-CHECK THIS WEB SITE SHORTLY BEFORE MARCH 19 FOR ANY UPDATED INFO.
Sunday, March 19, 2017 from 1-3pm
1-3pm
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 Wyandotte! 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. Like any good town hall, your ideas and concerns will be heard, your questions answered, and your input used to draft a petition that reflects the will of Michigan voters. Admission is free, and all Michiganders are welcome (including young ones)! However, space is limited, so please reserve your spot by selecting "Going". This event will be held in a banquet room at the front of the building. Capacity is around 125, so please arrive early to ensure you have a seat. Parking is free. For more information about the Voters Not Politicians ballot committee, please go to http://votersnotpoliticians.com/ For more information about Count MI Vote, please go to http://countmivote.org/
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20
2017
Monday, March 20, 2017 from 7-9pm
7-9pm
he 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 Troy! 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. Like any good town hall, your ideas and concerns will be heard, your questions answered, and your input used to draft a petition that reflects the will of Michigan voters. Admission is free, and all Michiganders are welcome (including young ones)! However, space is limited, so please reserve your spot by selecting "Going". **PLEASE NOTE: Response to this event has been amazing! We expect to reach capacity quickly, and seating is first-come first-served, so please arrive early in order to ensure you get a seat. We are working around the clock to schedule additional events for the Detroit metro, in order to provide you with more opportunities to attend. Stay tuned!** For more information about the Voters Not Politicians ballot committee, please go to http://votersnotpoliticians.com/ For more information about Count MI Vote, please go to http://countmivote.org/
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21
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22
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Wednesday, March 22, 2017 from 6:30-8:30pm
6:30-8:30pm
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 online! 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 fellow Michiganders. Like any good town hall, your ideas and concerns will be heard, your questions answered, and your input used to draft a petition that reflects the will of Michigan voters. Admission is free, and all Michiganders are welcome. This will be a virtual town hall. You can join the webinar from your computer (to see and hear the presentation), or by phone (to listen to the audio). Following the presentation, you will have the opportunity to ask questions, either by phone or through the chat feature in the webinar. FAQs: 1. How do I join the webinar? Please RSVP at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/virtual-redistricting-town-hall-tickets-32951553985 After RSVPing, you will receive an email with instructions on how to join the event. If you do not receive an email, please email us at info@votersnotpoliticians.com 2. Is this webinar free? Yes! However, if you would like to make a donation to support the initiative, please visit http://www.votersnotpoliticians.com/donate/ 3. What will this webinar cover? We will begin with an introduction from Voters Not Politicians and Count MI Vote. We will then review what partisan redistricting, also known as gerrymandering, is, how politicians gerrymander in Michigan and other state, and how it impacts state democracy and voters. We will then discuss ways that we can defeat gerrymandering and will discuss how you can give us feedback that will be used to create a policy to be used in our citizen-led ballot initiative. You will leave this webinar with actionable next steps and an opportunity to get more involved! 4. How can I learn more about Voters Not Politicians or redistricting before the Town Hall? Head on over to http://votersnotpoliticians.com/
Thursday
Mar
23
2017
Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 10am
10am
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 Ann Arbor! 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. Like any good town hall, your ideas and concerns will be heard, your questions answered, and your input used to draft a petition that reflects the will of Michigan voters. Admission is free, and all Michiganders are welcome (including young ones)! However, space is limited, so please reserve your spot by selecting "Going". This event will be held in ROOM 1840 of the Educational Conference Center, inside the School of Social Work. Capacity is limited to 110, so please arrive early to ensure your seat. For more information about the Voters Not Politicians ballot committee, please go to http://votersnotpoliticians.com/ For more information about Count MI Vote, please go to http://countmivote.org/
Thursday, March 23, 2017 from 7-8:30pm
7-8:30pm
5:30 meet & greet · 7pm presentation Jennifer Siebel Newsom is a filmmaker, advocate, and President and CEO of the nonprofit organization The Representation Project. Committed to empowering individuals and communities to realize their full potential, Newsom addresses the current climate of American media, its harmful effects on our culture at large, and the impact of media and culture on women's representation in leadership positions. Newsom inspires people of all genders to take action and reminds us all of the power of one individual having the courage to use their voice to effect change. Sponsored by First State Bank. Screen For information on viewing Ms. Newsom’s award-winning documentary film Miss Representation, visit LorenzoCulturalCenter.com. $20 Presentation only ($15 Senior\Student). A $4 handling fee per order applies in person, online, or by phone. Artists, programs and pricing are subject to change without notice. All sales are final, no refunds.
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24
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Saturday, March 25, 2017 from noon-2pm
noon-2pm
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 online! 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 fellow Michiganders. Like any good town hall, your ideas and concerns will be heard, your questions answered, and your input used to draft a petition that reflects the will of Michigan voters. Admission is free, and all Michiganders are welcome. This will be a virtual town hall. You can join the webinar from your computer (to see and hear the presentation), or by phone (to listen to the audio). Following the presentation, you will have the opportunity to ask questions, either by phone or through the chat feature in the webinar. FAQs: 1. How do I join the webinar? Please RSVP at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/redistricting-town-hall-webinar-325-tickets-32953347349 After RSVPing, you will receive an email with instructions on how to join the event. If you do not receive an email, please email us at info@votersnotpoliticians.com 2. Is this webinar free? Yes! However, if you would like to make a donation to support the initiative, please visit http://www.votersnotpoliticians.com/donate/ 3. What will this webinar cover? We will begin with an introduction from Voters Not Politicians and Count MI Vote. We will then review what partisan redistricting, also known as gerrymandering, is, how politicians gerrymander in Michigan and other state, and how it impacts state democracy and voters. We will then discuss ways that we can defeat gerrymandering and will discuss how you can give us feedback that will be used to create a policy to be used in our citizen-led ballot initiative. You will leave this webinar with actionable next steps and an opportunity to get more involved! 4. How can I learn more about Voters Not Politicians or redistricting before the Town Hall? Head on over to http://votersnotpoliticians.com/
Saturday, March 25, 2017 from 5-8pm
5-8pm
Join us for the campaign kickoff event for Mike McDermott, Democrat for State Representative of the 16th District. The event is at DeLuca's Restaurant in Westland, MI (at the corner of Warren and Inkster Rds.) Mike is a Democrat and a Berniecrat who worked as an organizer on the Bernie Sanders campaign here in Michigan. He is also a community activist who is engaged on a number of different causes and concerns including clean water rights, defending public schools, economic justice, expanding the right to vote, guaranteed healthcare for all, progressive income taxation, redistricting reform reform, union rights and collective bargaining and more. There is a suggested donation of $27 to attend the event. Come on out and enjoy pizza, pasta, pop, and politics as we kickoff Mike's State Representative race for 2018.
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Mar
26
2017
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27
2017
Monday, March 27, 2017 from 7-9pm
7-9pm
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 Pontiac! 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. Like any good town hall, your ideas and concerns will be heard, your questions answered, and your input used to draft a petition that reflects the will of Michigan voters. Admission is free, and all Michiganders are welcome (including young ones)! However, space is limited, so please reserve your spot by selecting "Going". For more information about the Voters Not Politicians ballot committee, please go to http://votersnotpoliticians.com/ For more information about Count MI Vote, please go to http://countmivote.org/
Monday, March 27, 2017 from 7-9pm
7-9pm
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 Big Rapids! 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. Like any good town hall, your ideas and concerns will be heard, your questions answered, and your input used to draft a petition that reflects the will of Michigan voters. Admission is free, and all Michiganders are welcome (including young ones)! However, space is limited, so please reserve your spot by selecting "Going". This event will be held in the Community Room. For more information about the Voters Not Politicians ballot committee, please go to http://votersnotpoliticians.com/ For more information about Count MI Vote, please go to http://countmivote.org/
Tuesday
Mar
28
2017
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 from 6:30-8:30pm
6:30-8:30pm
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 Benton Harbor! 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. Like any good town hall, your ideas and concerns will be heard, your questions answered, and your input used to draft a petition that reflects the will of Michigan voters. Admission is free, and all Michiganders are welcome (including young ones)! However, space is limited, so please reserve your spot by selecting "Going". This event will be held in Upton F103. PLEASE NOTE: 2755 Napier takes you to the main entrance to Lake Michigan College's campus. The most convenient street address for the Mendel Center is 1096 Yore Avenue. PARKING: Lot A, on the north side of the Mendel Center, is the most convenient location. Lof B, on the south side, is also available. For more information about the Voters Not Politicians ballot committee, please go to http://votersnotpoliticians.com/ For more information about Count MI Vote, please go to http://countmivote.org/
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 from 7-9pm
7-9pm
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 Plymouth! 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. Like any good town hall, your ideas and concerns will be heard, your questions answered, and your input used to draft a petition that reflects the will of Michigan voters. Admission is free, and all Michiganders are welcome (including young ones)! However, space is limited, so please reserve your spot by selecting "Going". For more information about the Voters Not Politicians ballot committee, please go to http://votersnotpoliticians.com/ For more information about Count MI Vote, please go to http://countmivote.org/
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29
2017
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30
2017
Thursday, March 30, 2017 from 7-9pm
7-9pm
Venue:
@
Humunity Center
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 Muskegon! 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. Like any good town hall, your ideas and concerns will be heard, your questions answered, and your input used to draft a petition that reflects the will of Michigan voters. Admission is free, and all Michiganders are welcome (including young ones)! However, space is limited, so please reserve your spot by selecting "Going". This event will take place in the Gathering Room of the Humunity Center, which is housed inside Our Savior Lutheran Church. For more information about the Voters Not Politicians ballot committee, please go to http://votersnotpoliticians.com/ For more information about Count MI Vote, please go to http://countmivote.org/ The Church and the Humunity Center neither endorse nor necessarily agree with the views expressed by any group using the meeting rooms, but do endorse the right of those groups to express their views as long as they abide by the policies and rules governing the use of the Church and the Humunity Center.
Thursday, March 30, 2017 from 7-9pm
7-9pm
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 online! 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 fellow Michiganders. Like any good town hall, your ideas and concerns will be heard, your questions answered, and your input used to draft a petition that reflects the will of Michigan voters. Admission is free, and all Michiganders are welcome. This will be a virtual town hall. You can join the webinar from your computer (to see and hear the presentation), or by phone (to listen to the audio). Following the presentation, you will have the opportunity to ask questions, either by phone or through the chat feature in the webinar. FAQs: 1. How do I join the webinar? Please RSVP at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/redistricting-town-hall-webinar-330-tickets-32953622171 After RSVPing, you will receive an email with instructions on how to join the event. If you do not receive an email, please email us at info@votersnotpoliticians.com 2. Is this webinar free? Yes! However, if you would like to make a donation to support the initiative, please visit http://www.votersnotpoliticians.com/donate/ 3. What will this webinar cover? We will begin with an introduction from Voters Not Politicians and Count MI Vote. We will then review what partisan redistricting, also known as gerrymandering, is, how politicians gerrymander in Michigan and other state, and how it impacts state democracy and voters. We will then discuss ways that we can defeat gerrymandering and will discuss how you can give us feedback that will be used to create a policy to be used in our citizen-led ballot initiative. You will leave this webinar with actionable next steps and an opportunity to get more involved! 4. How can I learn more about Voters Not Politicians or redistricting before the Town Hall? Head on over to http://votersnotpoliticians.com/
Friday
Mar
31
2017
Friday, March 31, 2017 from 7-9:30pm
7-9:30pm
Venue:
@
WOW Center
District 3 Block Club Development Association is holding a Detroit City Clerk Candidate Forum hosted by Prophet Cedric Banks! Many clerk candidates have already confirmed including our current clerk. If you are running for clerk or know someone who is tell them to contact us to be a part (tjohnsonmedia@yahoo.com). This is an opportunity for the community to hear directly from these candidates to make up your own minds about who you will choose in August and November. So come out and be blessed by this magnificent free community event with FREE FOOD that puts the POWER IN YOUR HANDS to decide! The event will be held at the WOW Center, 14111 E 7 Mile Rd by Gratiot behind Ross Employment Solutions on Fri, Mar 31 at 7pm. See the flyer on Facebook (Prophet Cedric Banks) and please POST on your Facebook, Instagram, forward through email, and all other social media! Get the word out about this dynamic forum that will help our community to make informed decisions!
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2017
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1
2017
Saturday, April 1, 2017 from 10am-noon
10am-noon
Venue:
@
IHM Motherhouse
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 Monroe! 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. Like any good town hall, your ideas and concerns will be heard, your questions answered, and your input used to draft a petition that reflects the will of Michigan voters. Admission is free, and all Michiganders are welcome (including young ones)! However, space is limited, so please reserve your spot by selecting "Going". PARKING: Enter the IHM Motherhouse campus off of Elm Avenue via the driveway at the west end of the property (700 W Elm Ave in your GPS). You will see a green sign that says "Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary". Park in the west parking lot (on your left). There will be signs directing you to parking. ENTRANCE: Enter the building through the main entrance. There will be greeters on hand to direct you to the Avila Dining Room. For more information about the Voters Not Politicians ballot committee, please go to http://votersnotpoliticians.com/ For more information about Count MI Vote, please go to http://countmivote.org/ This town hall is additionally co-hosted by the IHM Justice, Peace, and Sustainability Office.
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Apr
2
2017
Sunday, April 2, 2017 from 1-3pm
1-3pm
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 our last one in Pentwater! 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. Like any good town hall, your ideas and concerns will be heard, your questions answered, and your input used to draft a petition that reflects the will of Michigan voters. Admission is free, and all Michiganders are welcome (including young ones)! However, space is limited, so please reserve your spot by selecting "Going". For more information about the Voters Not Politicians ballot committee, please go to http://votersnotpoliticians.com/ For more information about Count MI Vote, please go to http://countmivote.org/
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