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LWV of Detroit Calendar

Date & Time        Place        Description
Saturday, September 1, 2018
10am-5pm
11385 Mitchell #6
Hamtramck, MI 48212
LWV of Detroit Yard Sale Fundraiser. Back by popular demand! The LWV of Detroit will hold their 2nd annual yard sale fundraiser. Featuring a large selection of gently used items at fab prices with profits going to a great cause. Win-Win!
Thursday, September 13, 2018
12noon-1:30pm
Greenhouse Apartments
17300 Southfield Fwy
Detroit, MI 48235
Voter Town Hall. The LWV of Detroit in partnership with CitizenDetroit and Voters Not Politicians will host a Voter Town Hall. All are welcome to attend.

FMI on this event, contact Timzetta Dixon at 313-537-7560.

Saturday, September 15, 2018
2-4pm
19000 Wildemere
Detroit, MI 48221
Membership Meeting. The September meeting agenda includes a special visit from Paula Bowman, Vice President, Voter Services of Northwest Wayne County LWV and State Board Member/Secretary. We will also discuss important ballot issues and hold an election for LWV of Detroit officer positions (President, Secretary, and Member at Large).

Please join us. All are welcome. Click Here for a printout of the September membership meeting flyer.

LWV of Detroit membership meetings are held monthly. FMI: (248) 790-4095

Monday, September 17, 2018
11am-3:30pm
Wayne State University
Fountain Court
Intersection of Gullen Mall & Willams Mall
Civic Festival and Constitution Day.

The Center for the Study of Citizenship will host the 4th annual Civic Festival and Constitution Day. The festival celebrates the signing of the US Constitution in 1787 and promotes civic engagement.

Follow the link for more information on this exciting event: http://www.clas.wayne.edu/Citizenship/2018-Citizenship-and-Constitution-Day

Thursday, September 20, 2018
5:30-8:30pm
IBEW Local 58
1358 Abbott St
Detroit, MI 48226
Candidates Forum: Detroit Public Schools Community District Board. Join us for Dinner & Dialogue to meet the Detroit School Board candidates.

The DPSCD School Board is pivotal to the progress of our community and the education of our children. This forum will allow you the opportunity to hear from candidates vying for the available seats. All candidates have been invited.

NOTE: Admission is FREE but reservations are required. Register online at http://www.tinyurl.com/CD-DPSCD or via email at kelly@citizendetroit.org.

Dinner starts at 5:30 p.m. with the program beginning at 6:00 p.m. Parking lot and building entrance off Porter Street. Childcare is available with advanced registration by calling 313-334-3131.

For names and photos of the school board candidates, refer to the flyer.

This event is brought to you by the LWV of Detroit in partnership with CitizenDetroit and Chalkboard Detroit.

Saturday, September 22, 2018-Saturday, September 29, 2018
 
  When We All Vote. NATIONAL WEEK OF ACTION! In celebration of the 53rd anniversary of the signing of the Voting Rights Act, Michelle Obama's When We All Vote Campaign is partnering with Black Entertainment Television (BET) to promote its Week of Action.

From Saturday, September 22 to Saturday, September 29, communities across the country will host voter registration events throughout the week in cities big and small. There will be flagship events in at least a dozen cities including Detroit. See the League's calendar event on September 27 for details on when and where the When We All Vote team will be in Detroit.

FMI on the When We All Vote Campaign: https://www.bet.com/news/national/2018/09/10/michelle-obama-and-bet-team-up-for-when-we-all-vote-campaign.html

Tuesday, September 25, 2018
 
  NATIONAL VOTER REGISTRATION DAY. National Voter Registration Day graphics This is a national holiday celebrating our democracy. It involves tens of thousands of voters registering to vote (online or at registration drives across the country) in a single day. National Voter Registration Day is a day of civic unity, uniting us for a common purpose.
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
6:30-8pm
Marygrove College
Denk Chapman Hall
8425 W McNichols Rd
Detroit, MI 48221
Voter Town Hall. Voter Town Hall Flyer

Join us for a presentation on two of the proposals that will appear on the non-partisan section of the November ballet in Michigan: Promote the Vote and Gerrymandering/Redistricting.

Attendees will also receive information on what to listen for when candidates speak (Platitudes, Pandering, Good Pivot/Bad Pivot, Pertinent, Potshot) as well as Absentee Voter guidelines.

This presentation is free and open to the public. All are welcome. A free will offering will be taken at the door.

Sponsored by the LWV of Detroit; CitizenDetroit; IHM Justice, Peace and Sustainability Office; Voters Not Politicians; Marygrove College Social Justice Masters' Program; and the Michigan Coalition for Human Rights.

FMI: Refer to the event flyer.

Thursday, September 27, 2018
5-7pm
IBEW Local 58
1358 Abbott Street
Detroit, MI 48226
When We All Vote. When We All Vote graphic

As part of the When We All Vote Week of Action, Keegan-Michael Key and Loni Love, along with the When We All Vote team will be in Detroit to get voters fired up before Election Day. Please join us as we help to celebrate the most important rights and responsibilities of our democracy: registering to vote and casting a ballot.

RSVP to attend: https://events.mobilizeamerica.io/whenweallvote/event/8834/

Friday, September 28, 2018
1-3pm
LGBTQ Medical Center
Corktown Health Clinic
1726 Howard Street
Detroit, MI 48216
LWV of Detroit Presents. Voter Registration. We will hold a voter registration drive at the LGBTQ Health Clinic. Attend this event to register to vote or have someone you know register!
Saturday, September 29, 2018
9am-1pm
WCCCD Downriver Campus
21000 Northline Rd
Taylor, MI 48180
Voter Registration. Get Out The Vote! LWV of Detroit joins WCCCD to offer Voter Registration. If you or someone you know would like to register to vote, please attend this WCCCD event!
Saturday, September 29, 2018
11am-2pm
WCCCD Northwest Campus
8200 W Outer Drive
Detroit, MI 48219
Voter Registration. Get Out The Vote! LWV of Detroit joins WCCCD to offer Voter Registration. If you or someone you know would like to register to vote, please attend this WCCCD event!
Saturday, September 29, 2018
1-5pm
WCCCD Ted Scott Campus
9555 Haggerty Road
Belleville, MI 48111
Voter Registation. Get Out The Vote! LWV of Detroit joins WCCCD to offer Voter Registration. If you or someone you know would like to register to vote, please attend this WCCCD event!
Monday, October 1, 2018
1-3pm
Plymouth Square Apartment Complex
20201 Plymouth Road
Plymouth, MI 48170
LWV of Detroit Presents. Voter Registration Drive + Educational Event. We will distribute pamphlets and literature, answer questions and register voters. If you know of someone who is not registered to vote, bring them to this event!

If you would like more information on this event, call the Plymouth Square apartment manager Ms Lake at (313) 272-3141.

Wednesday, October 3, 2018
10am-12noon
Bowin Place Apartment Complex
15400 W 7 Mile
Detroit, MI 48235
LWV of Detroit Presents. Voter Registration Drive + Educational Event. We will distribute pamphlets and literature, answer questions and register voters. If you know of someone who is not registered to vote, bring them to this event!

For more information on this event, contact the Bowin Place service coordinator Christina Root at (313) 345-1267.

Wednesday, October 3, 2018
3-4:30pm
IHM Motherhouse
Maxis Community Room
610 W Elm Ave
Monroe, MI 48162
Voter Town Hall. Voter Town Hall Flyer

Join us for a presentation on two of the proposals that will appear on the non-partisan section of the November ballet in Michigan: Promote the Vote and Gerrymandering/Redistricting.

Attendees will also receive information on what to listen for when candidates speak.

This presentation is free and open to the public. All are welcome. A free will offering will be taken at the door.

Sponsored by the LWV of Detroit; CitizenDetroit; IHM Justice, Peace and Sustainability Office; Voters Not Politicians; Marygrove College Social Justice Masters' Program; and the Michigan Coalition for Human Rights.

FMI: Refer to the event flyer.

Thursday, October 4, 2018
5:30-8pm
WCCCD Eastern Campus
5901 Conner St
Detroit, MI 48213
Voter Registation. Get Out The Vote! LWV of Detroit joins WCCCD to offer Voter Registration. If you or someone you know would like to register to vote, please attend this WCCCD event!
Thursday, October 4, 2018
6-8:00pm
Henry Ford College
Forfa Auditorum, Building L
5101 Evergreen Rd
Dearborn, MI 48128
Wayne County Circuit Court Candidate Forum. Here's an opportunity to meet the 6 candidates running for the 3 seats on the Wayne County Circuit Court! Please join the LWV of Detroit and the LWV of Dearborn/Dearborn Heights for a candidate forum for Circuit Court Judicial. Of special note will be an explanation of the Michigan ballot proposals.

Flyer

This is a free event. All are welcome to attend.

Sponsored by the LWV of Wayne County and the Michigan Democracy Institute Consortium at HFC.

FMI, refer to the flyer.

Friday, October 5, 2018
1-3pm
Village Center Apartment Complex
901 Pallister Road
Detroit, MI 48202
LWV of Detroit Presents. Voter Registration Drive + Educational Event. We will distribute pamphlets and literature, answer questions and register voters. If you know of someone who is not registered to vote, bring them to this event!

For more information on this event, contact the Village Center service coordinator Tony Sevier at (313) 875-4527

Friday, October 5, 2018
1-3pm
LGBTQ Medical Center
Corktown Health Clinic
1726 Howard Street
Detroit, MI 48216
LWV of Detroit Presents. Voter Registration. We will hold a voter registration drive at the LGBTQ Health Clinic. Attend this event to register to vote or have someone you know register!
Saturday, October 6, 2018
11am-1pm
Redford Township District Library (2nd floor)
25320 Six Mile Rdoad
Redford, MI 48240
LWV of Detroit Presents. Please join us for a presentation on Gerrymandering/Redistricting and Ballot Proposals Forum. All are welcome to attend.

This FREE event is brought to you by the LWV of Detroit in partnership with Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Tau Alpha Omega Chapter. Please go to Eventbrite to register: https://www.eventbrite.com/d/mi--redford-charter-township/gerrymandering-redistricting-/?crt=regular&sort=best

FMI: Refer to the event flyer.

Saturday, October 6, 2018
5:30-8pm
WCCCD Downtown Campus
801 W Fort St
Detroit, MI 48226
Voter Registration. Get Out The Vote! LWV of Detroit joins WCCCD to offer Voter Registration. If you or someone you know would like to register to vote, please attend this WCCCD event!
Thursday, October 18, 2018
5:30-8:30pm
Location: TBA Candidate Forum for Governor, Attorney General & Secretary of State. Please join us for a Candidate Forum for Governor, Attorney General & Secretary of State. This is your chance to meet the candidates and ask one-on-one questions.

This event is brought to you by CitizenDetroit in partnership with the LWV of Detroit.

Stay tuned for more information about this event.

Saturday, October 20, 2018
2-4pm
Location TBD Membership Meeting. Our membership meetings are currently held monthly. Save the date. Further information about this meeting coming soon.

More information on this event to follow soon.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Time TBD
Location TBD Voter Education Forum. Save the date.

More information on the League's Voter Education Forum coming soon.

Thursday, November 1, 2018
5:30-8:30pm
Location:TBA Marijuana Ballot Issue. Please join CitizenDetroit and the LWV of Detroit for a presentation and discussion on the marijuana ballot issue. All are welcome to attend.

More information on this event to follow soon.

Saturday, November 3, 2018
Time: TBA
Location: TBA Youth Focus Voter Rally. Save the date and join CitizenDetroit and the LWV of Detroit for a Youth Focus Voter Rally! All are welcome to attend.

More information on this event to follow.

Tuesday, November 6, 2018
7am-7pm
Your neighborhood polling location 2018 GENERAL ELECTION. The 2018 General Election is scheduled to elect the Governor of Michigan and other federal, state, and local officials.
Saturday, November 17, 2018
2-4pm
Location TBD Membership Meeting. Our membership meetings are currently held monthly. Save the date. Further information about this meeting coming soon.
Friday, May 17, 2019-Sunday, May 19, 2019
 
Embassy Suites Hotel
19525 Victor Parkway
Livonia, MI 48152
2019 LWVMI State Convention. Plan to Join Us for a Great Convention and to Celebrate the LWVMI 100th Year!
Friday, May 21, 2021-Sunday, May 23, 2021
 
Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center
Michigan State University
219 South Harrison Road
East Lansing, MI 48824
2021 LWVMI Convention. Save the date. More info to follow in the coming months.