What to know about the
Michigan Poor People's Campaign
in Lansing on May 14, 2018
Week 1 Theme:
SOMEBODY’S HURTING OUR PEOPLE: Children, Women, and People with Disabilities in Poverty, LGBTQIA+
The Micigan PPC schedule for Tuesday, May 29 is as follows:
11:00 am People trained and ready for Direct Action will gather at First Presbyterian Church, 510 West Ottawa, Lansing MI with their support people. They will engage in further training and action planning from 11:00-12:30.
12:00 pm Gathering and registration for rally participants (those who will be witnessing but will not otherwise be involved in the direct action). This will also be at First Presbyterian Church, 510 West Ottawa, Lansing MI.
12:30 pm -1:30 pm All participants, lunch and pre-rally, at First Presbyterian Church
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm March to the capitol building and rally.
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm Non-Violent Moral Fusion Direct Action at the capitol building.
[Please note: Only those who have been trained will be participating in the Direct Action. The rest will stand with our brothers and sisters, while they take action. There will be another Direct Action training in Detroit on June 9. Please register here and the location of the event will be sent to you.]
Free parking and a shuttle is available at Union Baptist Church, 500 S Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Lansing, MI 48915. (We suggest you drop off your group at the State Capitol or Central United Methodist Church.) Shuttle begins at 9:30 am, and picks up from the State Capitol beginning at 3:30 pm.
Paid parking lots are available near the State Capitol. Estimated cost is $10 per day. You may find a map of parking locations and information at http://capitol.michigan.gov/