MCHR Annual Meeting - Poor Peoples Campaign


13500 Oak Park Blvd
Oak Park
Michigan (MI)

Important Venue Notes

Our Lady of Fatima Church is now part of Our Mother of Perpetual Help Parish. The location is the same. at Coolidge.



Michigan Coalition for Human Rights (MCHR) Annual Meeting will include annual report and board elections, followed by panel of organizers from the Poor People's Campaign to talk about lessons learned and the future of mass movements. Annual meeting at 7:00; Program at 7:30 pm.

Panelists: Rev. Ed Rowe, activist pastor; Crystal Baker, student, Youth Leader; Yexenia Vanegas, teacher and organizer, PPC, emphasis on theomusicology and movement arts.

What were the strengths and weaknesses of the Poor People's Campaign? What was gained and learned? How did the PPC attract youth? Grassroots people? People of faith? What is the future of this movement and other mass movements? What strategies are most effective in combating poverty and other major issues?

Light refreshments. Donations accepted.