The Michigan Coalition for Human Rights has postponed its 2020 Annual Dinner (originally set for Sunday, April 5) due to the coronavirus pandemic.
At a later date, the annual dinner will be rescheduled for sometime in September or October.
Be safe and be well.
General Motors has moved its 2019 annual meeting to the Internet. But that won’t prevent activists from meeting at GM Headquarters to air their concerns about the company’s recent announcements and actions, including plant shutdowns, unequal pay, dangerous working conditions and temporary job classifications.
Meet at 4 p.m. on Monday, June 3 at GM HQ/Renaissance Center/Downtown Detroit.
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.
For more information on tickets, sponsorships or dinner program advertising, contact Chantelle Yancy at MCHRDinner2019@gmail.com or 313-775-0442.
University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, 651 W. Jefferson Ave., Detroit, Mich. 48226
Join us to hear Mustafa Santiago Ali, vice president of environmental justice for the National Wildlife Federation, as he explores the topic of climate justice and its relationship to all of us.
Learn from grassroots organizers about their work towards transformative climate justice.
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.
Sunday, March 31, 2019
Swords into Plowshares Peace Center & Gallery
33 E. Adams
Detroit, Mich. 48226
(At Woodward/Just west of Comerica Park)
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)