State and Local
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MEETINGS/TRAINING (Thanks to Linda Kristensen, The Hub – Organize and Kent County Dems for much of this information!)
MONDAY – March 26
no scheduled events
TUESDAY – March 27
Meet the Candidates Night in ROCKFORD
Candidates: Pat Miles for Michigan Attorney General http://patmilesforcongress.com/
Rachel Hood for State Representative District 76 http://www.hoodforthehouse.com/
Alida Bryant for Kent County Judge http://www.bryant4justice.com/
Lauren Taylor for State Representative District 86
5:00 PM at Kayla Rae Cellars, 31 Courtland St. (corner of Squires & Courtland,) Rockford, MI 49341
The Future of Water: A Panel Discussion
12 noon – 1:00 PM at the Grand Rapids Art Museum
Grand Rapids By Design: Shaping a Premier City
Talk by Suzanne Schultz, Managing Director of Design and Development for the City of Grand Rapids
4:00 – 5:00 PM at the Kirkhof Student Center 2204 (Pere Marquette Room,) Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI
WEDNESDAY – March 28
Solidarity with Ayotzinapa and Omar Garcia, hosted by Amnesty International
5:30 – 7:30 PM, Pietro’s Italian Restaurant
THURSDAY – March 29
no scheduled events
FRIDAY – March 30
Fundraiser for Grand Rapids Pride Center
5:00 – 8:00 PM at the Apartment Lounge, 33 Sheldon Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
SATURDAY, March 31
Black Family History Series
10:30 – 11:30 AM at the main branch of the Grand Rapids Public Library, 111 Library St., Grand Rapids, MI 49503, Grand Rapids, MI 49508
On the Horizon
Confirmation Hearings: Right after recess, we’ll see both the nominations of Gina Haspel (as Director of the C.I.A.) and Mike Pompeo (as Secretary of State) come to the Senate and we can stop these nominations in their tracks if we start working early. Tell your Senators to reject them.
1st Wed of every month: Black Lives Matter Vigil, 12:15 – 12:45 PM at Rosa Parks Circle
April 9: Justice Reform Town Hall
April 15, Tax Day. We will not forget how our MoCs voted on the tax scam, and Tax Day is the perfect opportunity to remind them that we remember their votes to give huge tax cuts to the rich and corporations at our expense. Find a Tax March event in your area before Tax Day!
April 15: Michigan Democratic Party State Endorsement Convention
-Tell your state representative to oppose HB 5638 and fight for clean water.
-Tell your state representative to oppose SB 652-654, which weakens environmental protection rules.