Michigan Daybook

Associated Press Michigan Daybook for Friday, May. 03.

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Friday, May. 03 8:00 AM GOP Rep. Bill Huizenga hosts Youth Leadership Summit – Republican Rep. Bill Huizenga hosts his second annual Youth Leadership Summit at Grand Valley State University, with 200 high school juniors from over 30 schools participating

Location: Grand Valley State University Cook-Dewitt Center, Allendale Charter Township, MI

Weblinks: http://huizenga.house.gov/, https://twitter.com/RepHuizenga

Contacts: Brian Patrick, Office of Rep. Bill Huizenga, Brian.Patrick@mail.house.gov, 1 616 570 0917


NEW EVENT: Friday, May. 03 8:00 AM Detroit Police Interfaith Memorial Service – Annual Detroit Police Interfaith Memorial Service, honoring fallen officers, with Detroit Police Chief James Craig, members of the Detroit Police Department, Detroit Police Chaplain Corps, Board of Police Commissioners, Detroit Police Reserve Corps, Detroit Police Law Enforcement Explorers, Old St. Mary’s Church, and the Detroit Public Safety Foundation * Memorial March begins at Campus Martius (8:00 AM EDT), before Memorial Service at Old St. Mary’s Church, 646 Monroe, Detroit (9:00 AM EDT)

Location: Detroit, MI

Weblinks: https://detroitmi.gov/, https://twitter.com/cityofdetroit

Contacts: City of Detroit Police Department Public Information, pubinfo@detroitmi.gov, 1 313 596 1290


Friday, May. 03 10:00 AM Brilliant Detroit receives student-assembled library – Brilliant Detroit receives library created by students from several Detroit public schools, to mark literacy as a ‘human right and civil right’ as a results of their study of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Location: Brilliant Detroit, 5675 Larkins St, Detroit, MI

Weblinks: https://eleducation.org/

Contacts: April Hattori, EL Education, AHattori@eleducation.org, 1 917 446 1020


Friday, May. 03 12:00 PM Dem Reps. Brenda Lawrence and Debbie Dingell call for passage of ‘clean’ immigration bill – Democratic Reps. Brenda Lawrence and Debbie Dingell speak at Michigan United and Cosecha Detroit press conference to call on Congress to pass a ‘clean’ ‘H.R. 6, DREAM and Promise Act 2019’, by rejecting any poison pills or major changes to the bill * The bill would provide a pathway to legal status and citizenship for immigrants who came to the U.S. as children (Dreamers) and those who have Temporary Protected Status * DACA recipients Yesenia Baldivia-Zarate, Jazmine Maciel and Sergio Martinez also speak

Location: Clark Park, Detroit, MI

Weblinks: http://www.miunited.org/, https://twitter.com/MichiganUnited

Contacts: Megan O’Brien, Michigan United, 1 313 213 7515


Friday, May. 03 12:30 PM Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel keynotes the Kalamazoo Bar Association Law Day event

Location: Radisson Plaza Hotel, 100 W Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, MI

Weblinks: http://www.michigan.gov/ag/, https://twitter.com/dananessel

Contacts: Kelly Rossman-McKinney, Michigan AG press, rossmanmckinneyk@michigan.gov, 1 517 335 7666


NEW EVENT: Friday, May. 03 12:30 PM Fifth Third Bank announces neighborhood fund partnership – Fifth Third Bank announces the Gratiot and 7 Mile neighborhood it plans to ‘adopt’ in part of the Detroit Strategic Neighborhood Fund (SNF) and Affordable Housing Leverage Fund (AHLF), via press conference with Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan, Fifth Third Bank Regional President of Eastern Michigan David Girodat, Detroit Planning Director Maurice Cox, Mohican Regent Resident Association President George Preston, and Fifth Third Bank Community & Economic Development’s Jason Paulateer

Location: Matrix Human Services, 13560 McNichols E, Detroit, MI

Weblinks: https://www.53.com/, https://twitter.com/fifththird

Contacts: Beth Oates, Fifth Third Bank, beth.oates@53.com, 1 313 230 9002


UPDATED EVENT: Friday, May. 03 – Saturday, May. 04 1:30 PM Amy Klobuchar speaks at NOBCO Economic Development Conference – National Organization of Black County Officials Annual Economic Development Conference continues, with speakers today including 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar

Location: Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center, 400 Renaissance Dr W, Detroit, MI

Weblinks: https://www.nobco.org/, https://twitter.com/nobcoinc

Contacts: NOBCO, kayodeji@nobco.org, 1 202 350 6696; Amy Klobuchar press, press@amyklobuchar.com, 1 612 990 7399;


UPDATED EVENT: Friday, May. 03 1:45 PM Democratic Sen. Debbie Stabenow continues health care visits series in Gwinn, MI

Location: Upper Great Lakes Gwinn Family Health Center, 135 M-35, Gwinn, MI

Weblinks: http://stabenow.senate.gov/, https://twitter.com/SenStabenow

Contacts: Vincent Sheu, Office of Sen. Debbie Stabenow, Vincent_Sheu@stabenow.senate.gov, 1 202 224 3002


NEW EVENT: Friday, May. 03 3:30 PM Michigan Gov. Whitmer delivers MSU Advanced Degree Commencement address – Michigan State University Advanced Degree Commencement address delivered by Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer and receives an honorary doctorate of laws

Location: Breslin Center, 534 Birch Rd, East Lansing, MI

Weblinks: http://www.michigan.gov, https://twitter.com/migov

Contacts: Office of the Michigan Governor, BrownT56@michigan.gov


NEW EVENT: Friday, May. 03 6:15 PM Members of Michigan’s Congressional Delegation announce bill to provide relief for Iraqi national facing deportation – Democratic Reps. Andy Levin, Brenda Lawrence, Elissa Slotkin, Haley Stevens and Debbie Dingell and Republican Rep. John Moolenaar announce details of a bill – being introduced next week – to provide relief to Iraqi national facing deportation

Location: Shenandoah Country Club, 5600 Walnut Lake Rd, West Bloomfield Township, MI

Weblinks: https://andylevin.house.gov/, https://twitter.com/repandylevin

Contacts: Austin Laufersweiler, Office of Rep. Andy Levin, Austin.laufersweiler@mail.house.gov, 1 202 225 4961




Friday, May. 03 10:00 AM CMS Energy: Full year 2018 AGM

Location: CMS Energy HQ, One Energy Plaza, Jackson, MI

Weblinks: http://www.cmsenergy.com/investor-relations/events-and-presentations/default.aspx

Contacts: Travis Uphaus, CMS Energy Investor Relations, travis.uphaus@cmsenergy.com, 1 517 768 3114



Saturday, May. 04 11:45 AM Democratic Sen. Debbie Stabenow delivers Northern Michigan University Spring Commencement Address

Location: Superior Dome, 1401 Presque Isle Ave, Marquette, MI

Weblinks: http://stabenow.senate.gov/, https://twitter.com/SenStabenow

Contacts: Vincent Sheu, Office of Sen. Debbie Stabenow, Vincent_Sheu@stabenow.senate.gov, 1 202 224 3002


Saturday, May. 04 4:30 PM Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy Commencement

Location: Rackham Auditorium, 915 E Washington St, Ann Arbor, MI

Weblinks: http://fordschool.umich.edu, https://twitter.com/fordschool

Contacts: Laura Lee, University of Michigan communications, lklee@umich.edu, 1 734 764 8593


Saturday, May. 04 6:00 PM Andrew Yang on campaign trail in Michigan – 2020 Democratic presidential candidate businessman Andrew Yang campaigns in Michigan, holding a rally in Detroit as part of his Humanity First Tour

Location: Detroit Shipping Company, 474 Peterboro St, Detroit, MI

Weblinks: https://www.yang2020.com, https://twitter.com/AndrewYangVFA

Contacts: Andrew Yang for President press, press@yang2020.com; Madalin Sammons, madalin@yang2020.com, 1 304 784 5012;



Sunday, May. 05 5:00 PM Kamala Harris speaks at Detroit NAACP Fight For Freedom Fund Dinner – 64th Annual Detroit NAACP Fight For Freedom Fund Dinner, with keynote from 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris

Location: Cobo Center, 1 Washington Boulevard, Detroit, MI

Weblinks: http://detroitnaacp.org

Contacts: LaToya Henry, Detroit NAACP, latoya.a.henry@gmail.com, 1 313 447 6404; Kamala Harris for President, press@kamalaharris.org;