Regional Summits

Join We The People - MI the weekend of Feb. 9 as we continue to build power for our communities across Michigan.

Northern Michigan

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Adikameg Hall, Bay Mills Community College
12214 W. Lakeshore Drive, Brimley, MI

Friday, Feb. 8
4 pm - Registration and welcome
4:45 pm - Dinner and building relationships through art
7 pm - Panel discussion exploring Indigenous identity in 2019

Saturday, Feb. 9
9 am - Welcome and our vision for Northern Michigan
9:45 am - Building community through art
11 am - Grounding our work of creating change in story 
11:30 am - Lunch
12:30 pm - Collaboratively creating plans for change 
5:30 pm - Dinner
6:30 pm - Breakout workshops and discussions

Sunday, 9 – 11 am
9 am - Celebrating our community through art
10 am - Closing ceremony
11 am - All are invited to travel to Anishinaabek Camp (2716 Reed Road, Levering) to deliver supplies and share a meal

Southeast Michigan

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February 9, 2019, 10 am - 6 pm
Focus:HOPE Detroit
West Conference Rm, 3rd floor
1400 Oakman Blvd, Detroit, MI

Breakfast and Registration
- Why are we here? Setting our principles for working together - Star Roland (We The People - MI)
Grounding Into the Space - We The People - MI
Together We Are Powerful - Who are we up against and a conversation with Monica Lewis Patrick (We The People Detroit) about how to build our power.
Yoga Stretch! - Yoganic Flow (optional)
Lunch - Greenhouse Soups and Chili and a conversation about racial healing
Our Future Vision - How do we start to break open the People’s Agenda? Gaby Santiago Romero and Maria Ibarra-Frayre (We The People - MI)
Building Together - Asset mapping for our region, identifying how we support our work, and building a vision and long term strategy together - Megan Douglas (For Our Future Michigan)
Closing Celebration and Next Steps

The essentials (happening throughout the Summit):
Childcare, Healing Space, and Selfie Wall

West Michigan

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