Events

MCHR Founders Day 2018

Date: Tues., Nov. 13, 2018 - 7-9pm

Tuesday, Nov. 13, 7-9pm

Mississippi Freedom Summer and SNCC Organizer

Hollis Watkins
Author of “Brother Hollis: The Sankofa of a Movement Man”
Co-Founder and President of Southern Echo, Inc.

“Hollis Watkins is the Co-founder and President of Southern Echo, Inc., a leadership organization dedicating to empowering local residents throughout Mississippi and the Southern region to make political, economic, educational, and environmental systems accountable to the needs and interests of the African-American community.”
– from Petra, Leaders for Justice

MCHR’S BISHOP H. COLEMAN MCGHEE, JR. CHAMPION OF JUSTICE AWARD WILL BE PRESENTED TO DETROIT AUTHOR AND ACTIVIST FRANK JOYCE

Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History
General Motors Theater
315 E. Warren Ave., Detroit 48201

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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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