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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

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

Date: Mar 31st, 2019 @ 2pm

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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Detroit After Disasters: Capitalism, Colonialism and Spatial Racism

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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Mass Incarceration: Roots, Reality, Resistance

Date: Mar. 4th, 2019 @ 12pm

12 p.m.-1:30 p.m., March 4, 2019 at WSU Law School, 471 W. Palmer Street, Detroit, Mich. 48202.

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Water Justice Issues in Detroit Flint & Palestine

Water Justice Issues in Detroit Flint & Palestine

Date: Feb. 24th, 2019 @ 12pm

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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Green New Deal Presentation and Discussion

Green New Deal Presentation and Discussion

Date: Feb. 20th, 2019 @ 6:45pm

Huntington Woods Public Library
Presented by the Huntington Woods Peace, Citizenship & Education Project

A presentation and panel discussion on the Green New Deal is set for 6:45 p.m., February 19, 2019 at the Huntington Woods Public Library. Library is located at 26415 Scotia Avenue, Huntington Woods, Mich. 48070.

Free admission. Donations accepted.
For more information, contact support@mchr.org.

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