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EVENT: Social Foundations of Education Conference – “The Assault on Common(s) Values: Imagining and Creating Collective Responses to Neoliberalism”

EVENT: Social Foundations of Education Conference – “The Assault on Common(s) Values: Imagining and Creating Collective Responses to Neoliberalism”

This Friday, November 21st, the Social Foundations of Education program at Eastern Michigan University will hold their 2nd annual fall Social Foundations of Education Conference. This year, the title is “The Assault on Common(s) Values: Imagining and Creating Collective Responses to Neoliberalism”. As part of the conference, there will be a panel discussion at 6 p.m. titled “EAA Storytelling and […]

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EVENT: Benton Harbor VOTES rally – Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014

EVENT: Benton Harbor VOTES rally – Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014

This Saturday, October 4th, a Get Out the Vote (GOTV) rally will take place in Benton Harbor. The rally will feature speakers (to be announced) and will take place in Broadway Park from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. The rally features free refreshments and the opportunity to register to vote for those who are not already registered. Here is the […]

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EVENT/ACTION: Michigan United’s “Capitol Day” and “Billionaire’s Ball” – Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014 (UPDATED)

EVENT/ACTION: Michigan United’s “Capitol Day” and “Billionaire’s Ball” – Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014 (UPDATED)

Michigan United is a broad coalition of grassroots faith, labor, and other organizations that are “fighting for the dignity and potential of every person.” As they say in their “About” page, they “are committed to a participatory democracy at every level, an economy that works for the many, and a society that dismantles racism while uplifting our common humanity. To […]

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SAVE THE DATE: Partnership for Music Ed. Policy Development to host a Music Education Policy Summit on June 14th

SAVE THE DATE: Partnership for Music Ed. Policy Development to host a Music Education Policy Summit on June 14th

Next Saturday, June 14 the Partnership for Music Education Policy Development will host a Music Education Policy Summit from 9:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m. on the campus of Michigan State University at the Cook Recital Hall in the MSU Music Building. The purpose of the Summit is to examine the most pressing needs regarding music education policy in the state of Michigan. […]

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Townhall in Detroit to protest the imposition of an Emergency Manager TODAY + prayer vigil THURSDAY

Townhall in Detroit to protest the imposition of an Emergency Manager TODAY + prayer vigil THURSDAY

Democracy is not disposable

Today at 4 p.m., there will be a townhall meeting in Detroit, Michigan to protest the imposition of an anti-democratic Emergency Financial Manager on Michigan’s largest city. Details are below. You can RSVP and get more information at their Facebook event page HERE.

Click through for details on this event and a prayer vigil to be held this Thursday.

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A Memorial Day “Funeral for Democracy” – Interview with Rev. D. Alexander Bullock

A Memorial Day “Funeral for Democracy” – Interview with Rev. D. Alexander Bullock

“It’s time not to fight back, but to fight forward”

Next Monday is Memorial Day in the USA, a day to remember those who gave their lives to defend our country and our democracy. On that day, a coalition of civil rights, labor, and faith leaders from around the state are staging another memorial: the death of democracy in Michigan.

[More after the jump…]

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Candlelight vigil for Ace the pit bull in Detroit TONIGHT!

Candlelight vigil for Ace the pit bull in Detroit TONIGHT!

The various groups working to save Ace and the other animals housed at the Detroit Animal Control (DAC) facility are having a candlelight vigil tonight in front of the DAC. As of this writing, over 620 people have said they will be attending. From the event’s Facebook page: Candlelight vigil for AceThursday November 10, 2011 – 7pm-10pmOutside of the D.A.C.3511 […]

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We are the People rally for jobs at Stadium Bridge in Ann Arbor CANCELLED!

The We the People rally for jobs at the Stadium Bridge in Ann Arbor scheduled for this evening has been cancelled. I do not know the reason for this and have only been told “it’s a long story”. I apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.

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African American Cultural & Historical Museum presents Underground Railroad Bus Tour

African American Cultural & Historical Museum presents Underground Railroad Bus Tour

The African American Cultural and Historical Museum of Washtenaw County is having an Underground Railroad Bus Tour on Saturday, October 15, 2011 from noon-3:00 p.m. The Underground Railroad was a network of secret routes, hidden places, determined citizens and self-liberated people of color seeking freedom. Two essential routes to Detroit and ultimate safety in Canada crossed in Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti. […]

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