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COVID-19 Update from the People’s Water Board

Posted March 26th, 2020  |  News

The People’s Water Board has released some important updates, information and things you can do to help in this emergency public health situation.

Click here to view the People’s Water Board COVID-19 update.

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MCHR Board Member Kim Redigan on the Impact of COVID-19 and Water Shutoffs on School-Aged Children

Posted March 22nd, 2020  |  Statements

Kim Redigan (an MCHR board member) recently addressed the difficulties for school-aged children who are sheltering in place due to COVID-19 in a home that does not have running water.

She talked about the problems for these kids and their families — and the critical need for water service to be re-connected immediately.

Click here to read Kim’s statement.

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People’s Water Board Requests Gov. Whitmer to Provide Water Resources and Expedite Re-Connections in Thousands of Detroit Households as COVID-19 Emergency Worsens

Posted March 22nd, 2020  |  News

The growing COVID-19 public health emergency has worsened the water emergency being experienced by 9500 Detroit households who are disconnected from the city’s water services.

The People’s Water Board has requested that Gov. Whitmer take emergency measures and expedite the reconnection of water services, provide water  resources for affected residents, develop a statewide water affordability plan and other actions.

MCHR board member Kim Redigan is also a member of the People’s Water Board (PWB).

In a statement at recent PWB news conference, Redigan said, “We demand that water services be restored immediately to all households, and going into the future, plan to make water affordable for all families.”

Click here to view the PWB news conference.

Click here to view PWB letter appealing to Gov. Whitmer.

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2020 MCHR Annual Dinner Postponed Until Fall Due to Coronavirus Pandemic

Posted March 16th, 2020  |  News

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.

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The Detroit News published an op-ed on the proposed Israel-Palestine peace plan on March 2, 2020.

Posted March 2nd, 2020  |  News

The op-ed was authored by MCHR’s Barbara Harvey.

Click here to see Barbara Harvey’s op-ed “Stop the Palestinian Apartheid.”

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UPCOMING EVENTS

MCHR 2020 Freedom Tour Set for June 19-30, 2020, Information and Applications Now Available

Date: Jun. 19-30, 2020

The Freedom Tour is scheduled for June 19-30, 2020. Once again, MCHR will sponsor an unforgettable 10-day bus tour through the Deep South to explore the history of the civil rights movement and the people and ideas that drove the movement.

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OUR MISSION

Michigan Coalition for Human Rights promotes awareness of, commitment to and advocacy for human rights and the environmental rights of planet Earth through education, community organization and action. MCHR opposes forces that suppress human dignity, freedom and justice — locally and around the world.

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support@mchr.org
Phone: 313 579-9071
Fax: 313 922-8888

9200 Gratiot
Detroit MI, 48213

Michigan Coalition for Human Rights promotes awareness of, commitment to and advocacy for human rights and the environmental rights of planet Earth through education, community organization and action. MCHR opposes forces that suppress human dignity, freedom and justice — locally and around the world.

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