Past Events

2019 Freedom Tour Set for July 12 & 13

Date: Jul. 12-13th, 2019

The 2019 Detroit Freedom Tour will explore Detroit’s civil rights history by visiting a series of locations significant to the movement, including: The Birwood Wall; Algiers Motel; Shrine of the Black Madonna; Mohammed Temple; New Bethel Baptist Church; Ossian Sweet House; Viola Liuzzo Park and many others.

For more information contact freedomtour2019@gmail.com.

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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.”

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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.

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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

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.

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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.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Standing Up For Immigrants And Refugees – Community-Based Responses

MCHR will be a sponsor of “Standing Up for Immigrants and Refugees” at 7 p.m on October 16 at Birmingham Temple Congregation for Humanistic Judaism.

The public affairs program will address community responses to the unjust and immoral immigration policies of the current administration.

Presenters are Jeffrey L. Falick, a secular humanist rabbi and Melanie Goldberg, an immigration attorney.

The Birmingham Temple Congregation for Humanistic Judaism is located at 28611 W. 12 Mile Road, Farmington Hills, Michigan.

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2019 Founders Event program is “The Long Life of White Supremacist Terror in the United States.”

MCHR Founders Event
Swords into Plowshares Tech Center & Gallery
33 E. Adams, Detroit, Mich. 482226

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