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Michigan Coalition for Human Rights Solidarity Statement on New Zealand Mosque Shootings

Posted March 27th, 2019  |  Statements

We stand with the Christchurch Muslim community and our Kiwi friends in their time of mourning and pledge our support.

We encourage people worldwide to provide donations and support to the families of victims as soon as that information becomes available.

This type of violence and the hate that motivates it is unacceptable in any country and people worldwide have a responsibility to stand up and say no.

Click here to read entire statement.

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U.S. Incarceration Rate Highest in the World

Posted March 23rd, 2019  |  News

New Report from Prison Policy Initiative Provides “Big Picture” Look at Incarceration in U.S. Criminal Justice System

According to the Prison Policy Initiative, the U.S. holds the dubious distinction of having the world’s highest rate of incarceration at 698 persons in jail of every 100,000 population.

Michigan has an incarceration rate of 641 per 100,000 persons. This ranks 30th among states.

A new report published by the Prison Policy Initiative, “Mass Incarceration: The Whole Pie,” takes a detailed look at where and why people are locked-up in the U.S. and dispels some modern myths to focus attention on the real drivers of mass incarceration.

Click here to view the entire report.

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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.

Click here to view the blog.

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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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Phone: 313 579-9071
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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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