Past Events

MCHR Founders Day 2018

Date: Tues., Nov. 13, 2018 - 7-9pm

Tuesday, Nov. 13, 7-9pm

Mississippi Freedom Summer and SNCC Organizer

Hollis Watkins
Author of “Brother Hollis: The Sankofa of a Movement Man”
Co-Founder and President of Southern Echo, Inc.

“Hollis Watkins is the Co-founder and President of Southern Echo, Inc., a leadership organization dedicating to empowering local residents throughout Mississippi and the Southern region to make political, economic, educational, and environmental systems accountable to the needs and interests of the African-American community.”
– from Petra, Leaders for Justice

MCHR’S BISHOP H. COLEMAN MCGHEE, JR. CHAMPION OF JUSTICE AWARD WILL BE PRESENTED TO DETROIT AUTHOR AND ACTIVIST FRANK JOYCE

Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History
General Motors Theater
315 E. Warren Ave., Detroit 48201

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MCHR Peace Action Film Series — Tuesdays in October 2018 — St. John’s Episcopal Church in Royal Oak — All Films Start at 7 p.m.

Date: Oct. 9 - Oct. 30, 2018

The 2018 Fall Film Series will feature four great films and post-viewing discussions beginning at 7 p.m. on October 9, 16, 23 and 30 at St. John’s Episcopal Church. (11 Mile & Woodward).

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Aging in America Program Set for 2 p.m., October 21 at Farmington Hills Library

Date: Oct. 21, 2018, 2pm-4pm

Aging in America, sponsored by GATE (Greater Awareness Through Education), presents four experts who will talk and answer questions about programs and aid available for older citizens in Metro Detroit. The program is scheduled for 2:00-4:00 p.m., Sunday, October 21, 2018 at Farmington Hills Library, 32737 Twelve Mile Road, Farmington Hills, Mich. 48334. For information contact Gohar Tax at gohar972@gmail.com or 248-848-9306.

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Voter Town Halls Set for September 25 at Marygrove College and October 3 at IHM Motherhouse

Date: Sep. 25 & Oct. 3

Rhonda Craig, president of League of Women Voters of Detroit, will be joined by partners from Citizen Detroit and Voters, Not Politicians to present information on the “Promote the Vote” and gerrymandering/redistricting ballot initiatives.

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2018 MCHR Freedom Tour and Wayne State University Ralph Bunche Summer Institute

2018 MCHR Freedom Tour and Wayne State University Ralph Bunche Summer Institute

Date: Jul. 9 - Jul. 17, 2018

Young leaders needed from diverse communities across Metro Detroit to join us on a journey of growth, discovery and connection.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

MCHR Board Member Frank Joyce to Speak about White Nationalism at 7 p.m. on December 13 at St. Peter’s Church in Detroit

To mark International Human Rights Day, Frank Joyce will present “A Treatment Plan for White Nationalism” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, December 13, 2018 at St. Peters Episcopal Church. Joyce, a noted Detroit activist and author, is a long-time member of the MCHR Board of Directors. He helped found People Against Racism (PAR) and has been involved with labor, anti-racist, human rights and peace initiatives and campaigns since the early 1960s.

St. Peter’s Episcopal Church is located at 1950 Trumball Avenue, Detroit, Mich. 48216.

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