Email Updates October 4, 2019
Tomorrow! Coffee with GPP Candidates
If you would like to learn more about Aimee Fluitt and Vikas Relan, candidates for Grosse Pointe Park City Council, please join them tomorrow morning, October 5, at 10:00a.m., 1419 Lakepointe St, Grosse Pointe Park, 48230. This will be an opportunity to ask questions and to tell them about the issues you would like to see addressed in this campaign.
Use the Power of Your Vote
Please use the power of your vote to elect council members who will work to create a more just, equitable and welcoming GP.
If you are willing to knock on a few doors this year for Park Council Candidates Aimee Fluitt and Vikas Relan, you can let them know at the Coffee gathering or through their facebook pages. Contact Farms Candidate Neil Sroka and Woods Candidate Kenn Gafa through their facebook pages to volunteer for their campaigns. This is a great way to support these candidates and get involved in local elections.
See Them All at the Candidate Forums
The League of Women Voters of Grosse Pointe is sponsoring a series of Candidate Forums giving you an opportunity to become better acquainted with all of the candidates and issues so you can be a better informed voter. The remaining candidate forums for City Council races are:
October 8: Grosse Pointe Park
October 15: Grosse Pointe Farms
October 17: Grosse Pointe Woods
October 22: City of Grosse Pointe which will also host the Mayoral Candidates.
CANDIDATE FORUM - See Calendar of Events for further details.
New Rights for Michigan Voters
You can register to vote through Election Day, November 5.
Through October 21 - Register at: any Secretary of State branch office, your city or county clerks office, a designated state agency, or by mail.
October 22 through November 4 - Register in person with your city clerk.
November 5 (Election Day) - Register and Vote: in person with your city clerk, not at a precinct.
*Residency verification is required
All voters now can vote early
*Step 1. Request your ballot
*Step 2: Complete it , sign it, submit it
*Get all details, requirements and deadlines at Michigan.gov/Vote
Progressive Womens Caucus
Representative Tanisha Yancey is hosting a Town Hall "Celebrating 100 Years of Making our Voices Heard," the Progressive Womens Caucus Listening Tour. Join the PWC to discuss the most important issues facing Michigan women today on Wednesday, October 9 at 6:00pm at the Mary Ellen Stempfel University Center, Wayne County Community College District, 19305 Vernier Rd, Harper Woods, 48225.
Ongoing Civic Engagement Opportunities
City Council Meeting, City of Grosse Pointe
City Council Meeting, Grosse Pointe Farms
City Council Meeting, Grosse Pointe Park
City Council Meeting, Grosse Pointe Shores
City Council Meeting, Grosse Pointe Woods
Grosse Pointe School Board Meetings
Notes: 1. Check each City's website for agendas, live streaming/video options and calendar changes. 2.The School Board meets twice monthly.
Other Groups of Interest
GPPSS Parents for Unity in Diversity
League of Women Voters of Grosse Pointe
Grosse Pointe - Harper Woods NAACP Branch
WeGP Environmental Task Force