Statements

MCHR Statement on the Human Rights of Dreamers and Action Steps to Stand in Solidarity with Dreamers

Posted September 15th, 2017  |  News  |  Statements

Dreamers have earned the right to have Congress enact due process legislation that will enable Dreamers to acquire citizenship as soon as possible. They have more than paid the price to be freed of the harsh penalties imposed by a broken immigration system that, in its impact, violates the spirits of our most fundamental national […]

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MCHR Statement on Charlottesville

Posted August 17th, 2017  |  News  |  Statements

MCHR denounces the violence perpetuated by neo-Nazis and members of the KKK at the recent white nationalist “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, VA. While we condemn their actions, let us not forget that those carrying torches and spewing hatred are not an aberration. Rather, this is our nation’s legacy from its inception. White supremacy […]

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MCHR Post-Trump Election Take on Hate Statement

Posted December 18th, 2016  |  News  |  Statements

Michigan Coalition for Human Rights Take on Hate Action Statement The election of Donald Trump as President of the United States has been followed by a sharp rise in hate incidents against immigrants, African Americans, Jews, Muslims, LGBTQ community members and women.   These attacks have taken place both in private and public locations, including work […]

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MCHR Pledges Solidarity with Standing Rock Sioux Tribe

Posted October 1st, 2016  |  News  |  Statements

Michigan Coalition for Human Rights (MCHR) hereby declare our heartfelt solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in their current struggle to protect what remains of their ancestral lands, waters and sacred sites. We recognize that Native American and First Nation peoples have endured centuries of violent settler colonialism that has dismantled and robbed them […]

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End America’s Culture of Violence: A 2016 Freedom Tour youth’s statement on police brutality and violence

Posted July 19th, 2016  |  News  |  Statements

July 4, 1776, The United States of America declared its independence from the British Empire. Americans would come to celebrate this day as an ancestral symbol of freedom, as a metaphorical breaking of chains of which only a tyrannical oppressor held the key. Some Americans would not feel as lucky. Snatched from their land, battered […]

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