Events

2020 MCHR ANNUAL DINNER POSTPONED UNTIL FALL DUE TO CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC

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.

 

PAST EVENTS

MCHR Annual Meeting

Date: Jun. 20th, 2019 @ 7pm

Board elections and annual report of MCHR will be followed by Curt Guyette’s talk entitled “The Media, Facism and Donald Trump.”

Click here to view event flyer.

READ MORE

Demonstration at GM HQ on June 3, 2019 at 4 p.m.

Date: Jun. 3rd, 2019 @ 4pmGeneral 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. Click here to view event flyer.

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.

Click here to view event flyer.

READ MORE

April 14, 2019, MCHR Annual Dinner at Marygrove College, Keynote Speaker is U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib

April 14, 2019, MCHR Annual Dinner at Marygrove College, Keynote Speaker is U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib

Date: Apr. 14th, 2019 @ 4pm

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.

Click here to view the flyer.

READ MORE

MCHR and Sierra Club Michigan present Environmental Justice and the Green New Deal through Activism and Hip Hop

Date: Apr. 12th, 2019 @ 5:30pm

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.

Click here to view flyer.

READ MORE

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.

Click here to see event flyer.

READ MORE