Events

Martin Luther King Day

Date: Jan. 21st, 2019

Martin Luther King Day is Monday, January 21, 2019.

Join the celebration of Dr. King’s life on Monday.

See listing of MLK Day 2019 activities taking place in and around Detroit.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Water Justice Issues in Detroit Flint & Palestine

Swords Into Plowshares
33 E. Adams
Detroit, MI
Discussion & Brunch with Thomas Abowd

Join Us at 12 p.m. on Feb. 24 at Swords Into Plowshares, 33 E. Adams, Detroit, Mich. 48226.

Tufts University Professor Thomas Abowd will discuss water rights and conservation issues.

RSVP: detroit@jewishvoiceforpeace.org

Sponsored by Jewish Voice for Peace/Detroit

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Detroit After Disasters: Capitalism, Colonialism and Spatial Racism

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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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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