The Social Justice Coordinating Team would like to encourage congregants to register and attend a “Panel Discussion: Strategies for Fighting Voter Suppression” on Saturday, June 19,10am-noon. Sponsored by the Gray Panthers of Metro Detroit, it features speakers from All Voting Is Local, the League of Women Voters of Michigan, and Voters Not Politicians. You can register here, and you can join the meeting via Zoom here. Find more information about the discussion here.
Tuesday, May 4 at 7pm
The UU Congregation of Ann Arbor UUCivs is hosting two speakers to provide background on the introduction of 39 bills to suppress the vote in Michigan. Mark Brewer, Attorney and former head of the Michigan Democratic Party, and Kim Murphy-Kovalick, State Field Director for Voters Not Politicians will answer questions about the potential of these bills to change the rules of voting for Michigan citizens.
RSVP here to receive a link to attend this forum.
Freedom to Vote: Fighting Back Against Anti-Voter Bills in Michigan
Join Voters Not Politicians and Promote the Vote for a special panel, featuring Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson, Eliza Sweren-Becker of the Brennan Center, and Sharon Dolente of Promote the Vote, and moderated by Nancy Wang of Voters Not Politicians. Panelists will discuss what is going on in the Michigan Capitol and in state legislatures across the country, why it hurts voters, and what to expect in the weeks and months ahead. RSVP here to get the zoom link for the webinar.