Legal Clinic & Organizing Meeting
Over 100 attend first meeting Feb 13, 2013
Are you a homeowner facing a bank or tax foreclosure? If so, then this clinic and organizing meeting is for you. Experienced lawyers and activists will be on hand to provide free and confidential legal advice, and to help you organize to save your home.
Across the country, people have been saving their homes by working together. Find out what you can do to stop a mortgage foreclosure if you are willing to fight back.
Moving Beyond FOSSIL FUELS for a sustainable future
Where: Meeting at the Michigan Soldiers & Sailors Monument at Campus Martius at 1PM and proceeding to the action in front of Chase Bank, Downtown Detroit at 611 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI
When: Jan 7th, 1-2pm
DIRECT ACTION EVENT
Who: All people who want a sustainable planet for their children.
Monday January 7th 2013 is a national day of protest to stop the Keystone XL pipeline. Continue reading
November 6th we watched the votes tally - We saw Michigan Democrats win the Senate. We saw the re-election of President Barack Obama and saw Proposal 1 come in with a NO vote. The next morning we found …
- The Emergency Manager Law had been repealed
- Detroit’s Proposal C to ensure Corporation Counsel retained independence and the ability to prosecute Mayor Bing
and what we didn’t get was a CELEBRATION in the streets. We were the ones and we thought certainly someone would start the celebration. We realize now that WE ARE THE ONES to start the celebration!!
Detroit Rally and March starts this weekend
WE ARE RALLYING IN THE STREET ON SATURDAY AT GRAND CIRCUS PARK AT NOON
WE ARE *MARCHING ON* CITY HALL MONDAY & TUESDAY MORNING AT 9AM
WE ARE *CALLING ON YOU* TO STAND UP FOR YOUR RIGHTS AND PARTICIPATE – sitting through a revolution was never the way of accomplishing what is needed.
- We are NOT WAITING 30 days to claim victory.
- We are NOT WAITING for Detroit to have more services farmed out to private business that would have no responsibility to care for the public other than by terms of a contract.
- We are NOT WAITING for the State of Michigan to push through new Emergency Manager Laws to “save us” from bankruptcy court.
- We are NOT WAITING to develop a citizens plan for how our government will address a … [read more] Continue reading
Come one, come ALL to this very important meeting of the minds. The big question: Where do we go from here?
Are you geared up for the People’s Forum?
This is NOT just for “Occupiers”. The Occupy movement has had great successes in helping to awaken new activists, changing the dialogue of the country, and contributing to the collective voice of the 99%. But most importantly, in Detroit, we have successfully collaborated with other amazing groups (such as Stand Up For Democracy, Free Detroit No Consent, This Hood of Ours, Moratorium Now, Housing is a Human Right, BAMN, to name a just a FEW) to help educate, raise awareness, and keep people in their homes.
Now is the time to open our minds and listening for more issues. Time to join forces with likeminded folk and tackle what is plaguing Detroit and surrounding communities. On Nov 11, we will be deciding future directions and collaborations. What are YOU passionate about? Continue reading