*Proposal 3 Changes* Last November, Michigan voters decided that we wanted to demystify and deregulate the absentee voting process. One of the biggest changes is that ANY one can vote by absentee ballot for ANY reason. Recently, one of our diligent PEG volunteers met with the new Scio Township Clerk, Jessica Flintoft, about changes to…
BREAKING (PEG) NEWS! One of our faithful PEG newsletter contributors, Bette Cotzin, recently wrote an article that was featured on the front page of the Washtenaw Jewish News! The article stresses the importance of connecting faith with social justice and action. Temple Beth Emeth is set to welcome its director, Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner, on…
Thank you to everyone who came out tonight for the WAVE Event. It’s nice to be a part of a community that is ready and willing to put in work towards reclaiming our democracy in 2020 and beyond. #WAVE#GOTV#2020Vision See our original post at Facebook
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😟😟😟 Michigan Places 28th in the 50-state index of “Best States to Work” Oxfam America is part of a global organization working to end the injustice of poverty. In 2018, Oxfam built an index of labor and employment policies in all 50 states and has updated it for 2019. The result was a report with…
REMINDER: WAVE’s “How to win using Relationship Organizing – A Proven Way” will be held at Touchstone Cohousing in Ann Arbor on tomorrow, Wednesday, September 11 at 7 pm. Please come out and bring a friend! See our original post at Facebook
Advance editor-in-chief Susan J. Demas rounded up the gun control legislation that the Michigan State Legislature could take up in the wake of last weekend’s shootings in El Paso and Dayton, including roughly a dozen bills that would do things from toughening background checks to restricting gun sales from purchasers with a high risk of committing violence. But, we have some people standing in the way of pushing forward, it seems.
The Trump campaign paid for more than 2,000 Facebook ads since January 2019 that included the word “invasion” in relation to immigration. The campaign has spent roughly $1.25 million on Facebook ads about immigration since late March, a significant portion of the nearly $5.6 million the campaign spent on Facebook ads overall during that same period.
The Washtenaw County Intermediate School District (WISD) has called a Special Election for Tuesday, August 6 to rebuild High Point School. High Point School is a public school, operated by Washtenaw Intermediate School District, and is dedicated to meeting the special needs of students with disabilities from ages 3 through 26.
Reflections from newsletter contributor, Sonya Lewis, and her 17-y-o daughter, Sarah after visiting Homestead.