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March 2015

Paid Sick Days Town Hall with Rep. Geiss and Congresswoman Dingell in Taylor

March 30, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Panera, 23301 Eureka Road
Taylor , MI United States
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Join State Representative Erika Geiss and Congresswoman Debbie Dingell at a town hall to discuss the importance of paid sick days to families across our state and our country. Legislation has been introduced both in Michigan and at the federal level to ensure workers access to accrued, paid sick leave to take care of themselves or a family member.  Do you have a story to share? Do you want to help make paid sick days a reality for the 1.3 million…

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April 2015

Paid Sick Days Town Hall with Rep. Chang in Detroit

April 15, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
IBEW Local 58, 1358 Abbott St
Detroit, MI United States
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State Representative Chang is the primary sponsor of House Bill 4167, which would ensure that all Michigan workers have access to paid sick leave so they can stay home and recover from illness or take care of a loved one. Come share your comments and stories about how you or your family would be impacted by paid sick leave legislation.     Have you ever faced a situation where you couldn’t afford to stay at home sick because your employer…

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Ready to Run, April 18th

April 18, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
$100

Note: This is not an EJAM event, but one worth checking out!   We’re inviting women around Michigan – from seasoned elected officials to first-time candidates to up-and-coming political leaders – to register for Ready to Run Michigan on April 18, 2015, at Saginaw Valley State University.   Ready to Run Michigan is a nonpartisan campaign training program designed to empower women to participate more fully in government – and specifically to encourage women to run for elected and appointed office.   This…

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May 2015

Michigan Women & Families’ Economic Security Summit

May 27, 2015 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Mackinaw Bridge City Vista Beach Hotel & Convention Center, 1027 S Huron Ave.
Mackinaw City , MI 49721 United States
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YOU’RE INVITED! MICHIGAN Women and Families Economic Security Summit Brought to you by Economic Justice Alliance of Michigan and Engage Michigan Hosted by The Center for American Progress Action Fund With Special Guests: Wendy Davis and Gretchen Whitmer This event is free of charge and includes lunch The Michigan Women and Families Economic Summit to meet and strategize with other Michiganders who care about the economic equality and security of women and families to organize around the local, state and national initiatives to…

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June 2015

Justice for Our Neighborhoods: Statewide Community Benefits Conference

June 5, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Federal Reserve Bank, 1600 E Warren Ave
Detroit, MI 48207 United States
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July 2016

2nd Annual Mama’s Summit 2016

July 9, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
United Way for Southeast Michigan, 660 Woodward Ave. Suite300
Detroit, MI 48226
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Mothering Justice is proud and excited to announce our Second Annual Mamas' Summit, an event that brings together mothers and other caregivers working on a variety of issues in order to harness our collective power.   The Mamas' Summit is meant to bring all of us together.  Far too often, the world separates us by our issues. The birth choice activists are put in one corner.  The mamas working on financial security for abuse victims are in another, and those working on equal and fair treatment in…

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August 2018

4th Annual Mama’s Summit

August 18 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
UAW Local 653, 670 East Walton Blvd
Pontiac, MI 48340
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This event will be a day of education with issue experts and skill building. Speakers will be addressing specific issues along with their personal experiences. Through panel discussions and group conversations we hope to educate, empower, and encourage women to take back their families, communities, and government! Free food plus transportation from Detroit and Flint will be provided. 

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September 2018

Detroit People’s Platform 2018 Summit

September 8 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
SEIU Local 1, 2211 East Jefferson Ave
Detroit, MI
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Five years ago, in 2013, Detroiters gathered at Marygrove College to create the Detroit People's Platform. This year we will come together again for the Detroit People's Platform 2018 Summit. Lunch will be provided, and the event is free, but registration is limited. Use this link to register today or call 313-338-9396 and leave a message.

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November 2018

WHAT’S NEXT AFTER THE ELECTION?

November 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Royal Oak Community Center, 3500 Marais
Royal Oak, MI 48073 United States
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Curt Guyette, an investigative reporter for the ACLU - Michigan, was awarded Journalist of the Year by the Michigan Press Association for his reporting on the Flint water crisis. He's been given three awards for his reporting on legal issues. Curt will discuss what the 2018 election means for our future. Royal Oak Community Center at 3500 Marais (east of Crooks, north of 13 Mile).

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One Fair Wage Legislative Education Day

November 28 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Central United Methodist Church, 215 N. Capitol Ave.
Lansing, MI United States
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We plan to make a strong showing on Nov. 28 to let legislators know we expect them to uphold the rule of law and reject illegal and unconstitutional tactics.   We must protect and defend the raise Michigan’s minimum wage workers just earned as well as Paid Sick Leave. Please join us starting at 9 a.m. at our staging location, the Central United Methodist Church located at 215 N. Capitol Ave. (corner of  Capitol and W. Ottawa) to retrieve your…

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