Events

Detroit After Disasters: Capitalism, Colonialism and Spatial Racism

Date: Mar. 20th, 2019 @7pm

Wayne State University Law School
A presentation by Prof. Peter Hammer, director of Damon J. Keith Center for Human Rights at WSU Law School
Sponsored by National Lawyers Guild, Michigan Coalition for Human Rights and ACLU/Michigan.

Peter Hammer will be telling the tale of two cities through the lens of structural racism, examining the continuing reality of a city that remains separate and unequal.

The event is free and open to the public.

7 p.m., March 20, 2019
WSU Law School/Partrich Auditorium

471 W. Palmer Ave.
Detroit, Mich. 48202
(Parking available in structure across street from Partrich Auditorium)

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Kim Redigan Recounts Recent Human Rights Mission to U.S.-Mexico Border/2:00 p.m., Sunday, March 31, 2019/Swords Into Plowshares Peace Center & Gallery/Detroit

Sponsored by MCHR; Citizens for Peace; Gray Panthers of Metro Detroit & Swords into Plowshares Peace Center & Gallery 

Detroit activist Kim Redigan recently traveled to the Mexico-U.S. border at Tijuana, where she witnessed the trauma imposed by an immigration system that criminalizes asylum seekers. In her first-hand account, Kim will talk of people fleeing the violence of poverty, civil war and the long history of U.S. intervention.

2:00 p.m.
Sunday, March 31, 2019
Swords into Plowshares Peace Center & Gallery
33 E. Adams
Detroit, Mich.  48226
(At Woodward/Just west of Comerica Park)

Free admission.
Public welcome.

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April 14, 2019, MCHR Annual Dinner at Marygrove College, Keynote Speaker is U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib

Reception: 4 p.m. Dinner: 5 p.m.

The MCHR Annual Dinner will be held April 14, 2018 at Marygrove College in Detroit.

U.S. House Representative Rashida Tlaib will deliver the keynote address.

MCHR will also recognize several individuals and groups for their human rights activism:
  • Lifetime Achievement Award — Sam Stark and Kae Halonen
  • Organization Award — East Michigan Environmental Council (EMEAC)
  • Youth Activist Award — Jonathon Roberts
  • Special Recognition — Colombian GM Workers

For more information on tickets, sponsorships or dinner program advertising, contact Chantelle Yancy at MCHRDinner2019@gmail.com or 313-775-0442.

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