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Thursday, June 8, 2017 at 2am through Sunday, June 11, 2017 at 2am
2am through Sunday, June 11 at 2am
2nd International Gathering of Social Movements on Water, including the 2nd Legal and Legislative Summit on Water. June 8: Opening Day Reception, Panel and Keynote June 9: Legal & Legislative Summit on Water June 10: Grassroots Reports, Analyses & Documentation June 11: Closing Water Ceremony, Grassroots Strategies & Solutions A multi-day gathering of social movement groups, allies and advocates analyzing problems and drafting grassroots solutions for clean, affordable, accessible water and sanitation, in addition to protection of the commons and universal human rights. Plus, a one-day summit of reports and strategies on legal and legislative initiatives promoting affordable water policies and human rights frameworks to support social movements on water and sanitation. For more information contact these coordinators: Social Movements on Water: Maureen Taylor - firstname.lastname@example.org Legal & Legislative Summit: Alice Jennings - email@example.com SWAA Rumble: Mary Bricker-Jenkins - firstname.lastname@example.org Registration required. Get more info, sign up at SocialMovementsOnWater.info Sponsored by Michigan Welfare Rights Organization, Lyda Pro Bono Legal/Legislative Committee, People's Water Board Coalition, National Coalition for Legislation on Affordable Water In conjunction with SWAA's Rumble for Human Rights SocialWelfareActionAlliance.org/Rumble and the New Poor People's Campaign PoorPeoplesCampaign.org
Thursday, June 9, 2016 from 5-7:30pm
Tuesday, September 15, 2015 from 5:30-10pm
Tuesday, September 15, 2015 from 9am-1pm
Sunday, September 13, 2015 from 2-6pm
Join neighbors and supporters at a free concert to build support for Lela Whitfield’s Defense of her home. With Performances by: Will See Stan Hope Miz Korona Hans Christopher Malik Yakini Rocket McFlyy More artists to be announced! The Detroit Free Press had this to say on Lela’s Fight: “The bungalow has long been occupied by a woman who wants to buy it and fix it up — just the kind of person any neighborhood wants. But any day now, a judge could order her out. Lela Whitfield doesn’t plan on moving. Her mission is to stay rooted to her childhood home on Manistique and to keep trying to buy it. And that has drawn activists, church leaders, lawyers and neighbors, all trying to stop not only her eviction but the incessant tide of foreclosures and evictions across Detroit.” Detroit Eviction Defense & Freedom Farms w: DetroitEvictionDefense.org t: @EvictDefense
withDetroit 15 (D15)
Thursday, September 10, 2015 from 11am-noon
The action will start at the McDonald's and end at the city county building. We will be parking on the corner of Eliot and Rivard which is directly behind the McDonald's. Hope you can attend and support the fight for workers and a living wage.
Monday, September 7, 2015 from 7am-1pm
Everyone is invited to join labor at the annual celebration for the women and men who fought and continue to fight for a living wage and respect and dignity on the job. Walk with labor at the 2015 Metro Detroit AFL-CIO Labor Day Parade. Staging begins at 7am at the intersection of Michigan & Trumbull and the step off is at 9am. The parade will end at UAW Ford Building next to Hart Plaza and Labor Fest will continue at this location until 1pm.
Friday, August 7, 2015 from 5-7pm
Skilled jobs that pay well and are safe are vital to rebuilding Detroit. M&D Enterprises is using out of state labor and what local jobs they do provide pay a measly $10 an hour. We need companies that care about our communities and the people in it! We are standing with Iron Workers Local 25 in their struggles for union jobs and safe working conditions.
Thursday, August 6, 2015 from 9-10pm
BRING YOUR FLASHLIGHTS & OTHER LIGHTING DEVICES TO HELP US LIGHT UP THE NEIGHBORS WHERE LIVE & WANT SAFE, CLEAN & LIVABLE CONDITIONS. For those who can not walk, NOT TO WORRY! Just bring a chair, flashlight, and yourself!! We must keep LIGHTS in the forefront!! THANK YOU TO ALL THOSE WHO CAME OUT TO SUPPORT THE WALKS & TO ALL OUR SUPPORTERS! THANK YOU! These ARE NOT POLITICAL EVENTS.
Monday, August 3, 2015 from 7am-noon
Please join us in standing with our brothers and sisters from the Iron Workers and Electrical Workers. We will meet at 7115 S. Miller St, Detroit MI 48211 (this is not an exact address, look for the ralliers) between 7 a.m. and 12 p.m. We will not stand for companies using non-union and unskilled labor in their projects. The company is hiring people off the street and paying them $10 an hour. This is going to lead to poor work quality and dangerous working conditions. We will not stand for this! Food and Beverages will be provided.