Events

Detroit Repertory Theatre Fundraiser: Sweet Pea’s Mama

Date: Jan 18th 2015, 1pm  |  Fundraisers  |  News

Join us at the Detroit Repertory Theatre on Sunday, January 18th, 2015 for a showing of the play “Sweet Pea’s Momma”:

Synopsis: Coralee is a maid for Abigail and her family. Among other things she cares for Georgie, Abigail’s grown developmentally challenged son whom she affectionately calls Sweet Pea. On the day Martin Luther King, Jr. is assassinated, Georgie runs away while under Coralee’s care. Coralee’s angry young son, Jerome, accuses his mother of “Shuck-in and Jive-in” but she still makes him tell the truth about Georgie. Dignity is put to an ultimate test.

TICKETS $20, 1:00 pm Champagne Reception, 2:00 pm Curtain

Call the MCHR office at (313) 579.9071. or email MCHR at support@mchr.org for tickets.

 

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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