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April 2021

What Now: Climate Justice: A Teen-Led Townhall

April 6 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Join the conversation about how teens can turn their passion around climate justice into real change in Rhode Island. Led by MET High Schooler, Brandon Feliz, the panel includes Sunrise Movement program manager Joselin Morente & RI State Senator Sam Bell to talk about how to get involved in state action around climate justice. What Now: Climate Justice is the second in a series of three youth-led town hall style panels about turning passion into civic action in Rhode Island.…

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MIXED MAGIC THEATRE We, They, And The People Part of Series XIX: We Shall Not be Denied: Why it Matters

April 9 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

We, They And The People is a Mixed Magic Theatre Civic Engagement Series that explores and dramatizes Supreme Court cases that have had a significant impact on the lives of all Americans, but especially its Black citizens. In the second part of this three-part series, we will examine Tennessee Vs. Garner. In this case, the Supreme Court ruled under the Fourth Amendment, that a police officer may not use deadly force against a fleeing, unarmed person. ************************************************************************************ This “Theatre At A Distance…

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What Now: Education Justice: A Teen-Led Townhall

April 13 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Join the conversation about how teens can turn their passion around education reform into real change in Rhode Island. Led by local high schoolers, Deb Adekunle (Classical), Brandon Feliz (the MET), Dakota Watjen(East Prov), the panel includes RI State Senator Tiara Mack to talk about how to get involved in state action around reform within the education system, including removal of SROs, curriculum reform & the Student Bill of Rights. What Now: Education Reform is the last in a series…

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Felon Disenfranchisement and the History of Women’s Voting Rights

April 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

April 21: Felon Disenfranchisement and the History of Women’s Voting Rights—Historian Pippa Holloway, the Douglas Southall Freeman Distinguished Chair in History at the University of Richmond, will discuss her research on felon disenfranchisement as it relates to the history of women’s voting rights.

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We, They, and the People Part of Series XIX: Shall Not be Denied: Why it Matters Korematsu vs. The United States

April 23 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

We, They, and the People: Part of Series XIX: Shall Not be Denied: Why it Matters Korematsu vs. The United States Friday, April 23RD at 7:30 PM “Theatre at a Distance” is a donation based streaming experience. All events are streamed on Mixed Magic Theatre’s YouTube channel. To subscribe to our YouTube channel and to make a donation, visit WWW.MMTRI.ORG. We, They and the People is a Mixed Magic Theatre Civic Engagement Series explores and dramatizes Supreme Court cases that…

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Voting While Black: Voting in the Age of Breonna

April 26 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

A free two-part virtual civics lesson in democracy, voting rights and political literacy featuring local and national legislators, a video by Haus of Glitter, dramatic presentations of historic political courage, and a discussion of case studies of Black civic engagement. The event will take place on Monday and Tuesday, April 26 and 27 at 5:30 pm. Register at https://www.stagesoffreedom.org/voting-while-black.

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Voting While Black: Voting in the Age of Breonna

April 27 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

A free two-part virtual civics lesson in democracy, voting rights and political literacy featuring local and national legislators, a video by Haus of Glitter, dramatic presentations of historic political courage, and a discussion of case studies of Black civic engagement. The event will take place on Monday and Tuesday, April 26 and 27 at 5:30 pm. Register at https://www.stagesoffreedom.org/voting-while-black.

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TransVoteRI.com Launch & Town Hall

April 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join Thundermist Health Center’s Trans Health Access Team for the virtual launch of TransVoteRI.com — a new website providing voter resources for trans, non-binary, and gender-diverse Rhode Islanders.  Because trans and non-binary citizens who do not have identification documents that match their appearance, gender, or name may face obstacles to voting, TransVoteRI.com features a comprehensive guide on how to update one’s ID documents in Rhode Island! This virtual launch party and town hall will: Introduce TransVoteRI.com and demonstrate how to…

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Blocked at the Ballot: Voting & Homelessness, A Special Voices of Homelessness

April 28 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Blocked at the Ballot: Voting & Homelessness, A Special Voices of Homelessness Podcast about the barriers to voting and civic empowerment for Rhode Islanders experiencing homelessness When: Wednesday, 4/28 @ 9am-10am Where: Join us on the Facebook event page (link: https://fb.me/e/YIGxMrre), the program will stream live on YouTube (link: https://youtu.be/ssXUdWShucg) Who: RI Coalition for the Homeless Voices of Homelessness and guests Representative Katherine Kazarian, Senator Alana DiMario, and Senator Tiara Mack Questions can be sent to: kristina@rihomeless.org Blocked at the…

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May 2021

Youth Homelessness & Civic Engagement

May 3 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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