MICHIGAN COALITION FOR HUMAN RIGHTS

ANNUAL DINNER

April 14, 2019

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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

Posted February 6th, 2019  |  News

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.

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Taking a Stand: A Commemoration of the UAW Flint Sit-Down Strike of 1937

Posted March 12th, 2019  |  News

MCHR and the Autoworker Caravan recently commemorated the UAW Flint Sit-Down Strike of 1937 with an information and entertainment event.

Additional topics included: 1) The recent GM announcement that five North American manufacturing plants have not been allocated any production and workers can expect to be laid-off or transferred to other GM facilities and: 2) the continuing fight of ASOTRECOL (association of GM Colombian workers injured on the job).

The event is available for viewing at YouTube:
Taking a Stand — An MCHR/Autoworker Caravan-Sponsored Event Commemorating the UAW Flint Sit-Down Strike of 1937/2:07

Also, a guide to the event and video is available here.

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Meta Peace Team Report from Tijuana

Posted February 26th, 2019  |  News

MCHR Board Member Kim Redigan and Meta Peace Team have been working with refugees at the U.S.-Mexico border. Read their updates on the situation.

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Water Justice Issues in Detroit Flint & Palestine

Water Justice Issues in Detroit Flint & Palestine

Posted February 19th, 2019  |  News

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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February 4th, 2019 – MCHR Newsletter

Posted February 4th, 2019  |  News  |  Newsletters

Green New Deal Wed. February 6th 7 pm Royal Oak Library.
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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

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.

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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

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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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