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Friday, October 19

MESA - 5:30 - 9 PM: No Trump in Our City, No Fascists on Our Streets!
Hosted by Stand Up Against Hate and Fascism

Trump is coming to Mesa this Friday to speak in order to rally his racist, fascist, and bigoted base, promote his ideology and policies of oppression, and further entrench his power. We need to send a clear message that not only is Trump not welcome in our community but fascism in any and all of its forms will not to be tolerated.

Much More Info: www.facebook.com/events/2131778837081618/

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Saturday, October 20

9:30-11:30 AM Voter Education Program. Taking a Look at Arizona Ballot Measures
Hosted by: League of Women's Voters - Tucson

Where: Joel D Valdez Main Library, 101 N Stone Ave Tucson, AZ 85701

More Info: www.lwvgt.org/calendar.html

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3 - 4:30 PM: Adapting to Climate Change

The Pima County Public Library is teaming with the Citizens’ Climate Lobby and the UA Institute for the Environment to offer a speaker series entitled “Climate Change: Arizona’s New Reality” which details the threat of climate change to Arizona. The talks will also touch on ways we can work to reduce greenhouse gas emissions that warm the planet and practical solutions for dealing with a hotter future. This presentation is the last in a series of 3 presentations.

This week's series is presented by Katharine Jacobs, faculty member at the University of Arizona in the Department of Soil, Water and Environmental Science and Director of the Center for Climate Adaptation Science and Solutions (CCASS) within the Institute of the Environment.

Show up at 2:30pm to interact with youth environmental groups. Lectures start at 3:00pm.

Where: Joel Valdez Main Library Lower Level Meeting Room, 101 N Stone Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701

More Info: tucsonccl.com/pimalibrary/about-the-pima-county-publi.html

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4 - 5:30 PM: The Global War on Migrants- Panel Discussion
Hosted by People's Defense Initiative and 2 others

Join People's Defense Initiative for our first panel in the Little Theater at Pueblo High School, to discuss the global war on migrants. This will be our inaugural community discussion leading to an ongoing monthly series which will focus on addressing human rights issues such as poverty, mass incarceration, and immigration by analyzing their root cause.

Panelists include: Robin Reineke, Ph.D. Executive Director, Colibri Center for Human Rights Todd Miller, Investigative Journalist Author of "Storming the Wall: Climate Change , Migration, and Homeland Security" Elizabeth Oglesby, Ph.D. Associate Professor Center for Latin American Studies More panelists and topics of discussion to be announced.

Where: Pueblo High School 3500 S 12th Ave, Tucson, Arizona 85713

More Info: www.facebook.com/events538090634044413

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Sunday, October 21

4:30 - 5:30 PM: Rally for Gun Safety with David Garcia, Ann Kirkpatrick, & Gabby Giffords

We’re fighting to save lives from gun violence, and we need your help. Join us on Sunday, October 21 at 4:30pm to hear from: • Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords • Retired NASA Astronaut Captain Mark Kelly • David Garcia, Democratic candidate for Governor • Ann Kirkpatrick, Democratic candidate for AZ-02 • Student activists • Community leaders

Ahead of the 2018 midterm elections, we're hosting a town hall for gun safety in support of David Garcia and Ann Kirkpatrick. Stand with us to demand a safer future and get out the vote. RSVP here, and spread the word!

Where: Hotel Congress 311 Congress Street, Tucson, Arizona 85701

More Info & Tickets (free): www.facebook.com/events/505168683283842/

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6 PM: Build Arizona Town Hall David

David Garcia released his economic plan for AZ, a community like the City of South Tucson will tremendously benefit from his jobs plan. Come hear from David Garcia, and Councilman Elect Akanni Oyegbola the community about how to move the city and state forward! 

Read David's Full Plan Here: DG4AZ.com/Jobs-Plan-Full

Where: 225 E 26th St, Tucson, AZ 85713

More Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/287471645426309/

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Tuesday, October 23

12 - 1 PM: UofA GOTV Rally with Bernie Sanders and David Garcia

Join us at the UofA to GET OUT THE VOTE with Bernie Sanders and David Garcia, Hosted by UofA Young Democrats!!! When we vote we win! Other speakers include: Congressman Raul Grijalva and Nina Turner, President of Our Revolution

Where: Richard Jefferson Gymnasium 720 N. Martin Ave

More Info and Tickets: www.facebook.com/events

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4 - 5:30 PM: Pima County ~ Chapter Conversation
Hosted by OFA – Arizona

A weekly conversation share actions being taken in the Community to elect representation reflecting the values we share. 

Skills, Actions, and having fun is the key to winning at all levels this Election including flipping the CD-2 House seat. You will learn more about our actions, talk with friendly people, and learn skills to use in your own groups.

Where: The Historic Y 738 N 5th Ave, Tucson, Arizona 85705

More Info: www.facebook.com/events/335386387219238/

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Wednesday, October 24

4 - 5:30 PM: Get Out The Vote-Downtown Rush Hour

Let's get the after work rush hour downtown to remind people to send their ballots in! Come and hold a spell-out sign on this high-visibility location over Congress St. (Across from the Administrative Building at 130 W. Congress). Let's help get out the vote!

Where: Pedestrian bridge over Congress St.

More Info: www.facebook.com/events/249729522391504/

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Friday, October 26

8 - 3 PM: Tucson and Beyond: The Fight for Fair Housing in the Southwest
Hosted by Southwest Fair Housing Council (SWFHC

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For Agenda: www.facebook.com/events/590581714677929/

Where: Dunbar School Lander Auditorium 325 W 2nd Street, Tucson, Arizona 85705

More Info and Tickets: www.facebook.com/events/590581714677929/

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Tuesday October 30

4 - 5:30 PM: Pima County ~ Chapter Conversation
Hosted by OFA – Arizona

A weekly conversation share actions being taken in the Community to elect representation reflecting the values we share. 

Skills, Actions, and having fun is the key to winning at all levels this Election including flipping the CD-2 House seat. You will learn more about our actions, talk with friendly people, and learn skills to use in your own groups.

Where: The Historic Y 738 N 5th Ave, Tucson, Arizona 85705

More Info: www.facebook.com/events/335386387219238/

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5:30 - 7 PM: Cross-Cultural Refugee Panel

In partnership with the Murphy-Wilmont Library, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) in Tucson launches a seven-part Refugee Resettlement Lecture Series. In this month’s lecture, come learn about refugees from refugees. Individuals who came to Tucson as refugees will discuss their resettlement experience and will provide an overview of their cultures to members of the Tucson community. A Cross-Cultural Refugee Panel will be speaking about their personal experiences.

Where: 530 N Wilmot Rd, Tucson,

More Info: www.facebook.com/events/510794706019952/

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Tuesday, November 6

March to the polls - and this site will close.

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Friday, Saturday, Sunday - November 16 - 18

SOA Watch Border Encuentro

We will converge at the US/Mexico border in ambos Nogales for our 3rd SOA Watch Border Encuentro this November 16-18: Dismantle Border Imperialism! Struggle, Create, Power to the People!

Weekend Schedule of Events  http://www.soaw.org/border-encuentro/weekend-schedule-of-events/

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Saturday, November 19

9:30-11:30 AM: Severed Ties: A Discussion on America's Policy Toward Immigrant
Hosted by: League of Women's Voters - Tucson

Where: St. Mark's Presbyterian Church,3809 E. 3rd Street

More info: www.lwvgt.org/calendar.html

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Saturday, January 19

9:30-11:30 AM: 2020 U.S. Census + Why Should You Care?
Hosted by: League of Women's Voters - Tucson

Where: Valencia Library, 202 W. Valencia Rd, Tucson, AZ 85706

More info: www.lwvgt.org/calendar.html

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Sunday, January 20, 2019

10 AM: Tucson Women's March 2019

Where: Tucson, Az

To volunteer: https://www.facebook.com/group

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Saturday, February 16

9:30-11:30 AM: The ABCs of the ACC (Arizona Corporation Commission)
Hosted by: League of Women's Voters - Tucson

Where: Joel D Valdez Main Library,101 N Stone Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701

More info: www.lwvgt.org/calendar.html

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