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Michigan Coalition for Human Rights (MCHR)

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313-579-9071 9200 Gratiot Detroit, MI 48213

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Monday
Nov
13
2017
Monday, November 13, 2017 at 7pm
7pm
Panel: Michael Steinberg(ACLU) Julie Hurwitz (Lawyers Guild) Asha Noor (CAIR), moderator: Peter Hammer (Damon Keith Center for Civil Rights).
Tuesday
Oct
3
2017
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 from 7-9:30pm
7-9:30pm
An in-depth look at our dysfunctional healthcare system Facilitator: Marjorie Mitchell from MichUCAN
Thursday
Sep
28
2017
Thursday, September 28, 2017 from 7-9:30pm
7-9:30pm
Resources that anyone can use to gain an understanding of the issues and social media skills to deflate fear and combat hate. Talk by Dr. Saeed Khan, WSU professor Panel: Adonis Flores, Michigan United Asha Noor, CAIR Barbara Jones, Center for Peace and Conflict Studies WSU Resource sheets and handouts
Thursday
Jun
15
2017
Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 7pm
7pm
7:00 pm - Annual Report and Board Elections 7:30 pm - Lecture by Saeed Khan -- Technology, Trolls and Toxicity: Social Media as the New Political Battleground NOTE: You do NOT need to be a member to attend.
Tuesday
May
30
2017
Tuesday, May 30, 2017 from 7-9pm
7-9pm
Fourth film of MCHR Series is Secret State of North Korea. FRONTLINE shines a light on the hidden world of the North Korean people, revealing how ordinary citizens are resisting one of the world’s most oppressive regimes. Much has happen since this film was made. The conflict is escalating to dangerous levels. Come join the discussion with Fred Pearson, director of the Center for Peace and Conflict Studies at WSU and retired WSU Prof. Abayomi Azikiwe and unravel the mystery.
Tuesday
May
23
2017
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 from 7-9pm
7-9pm
Third film of the series, Deep Down, is--without a doubt--the most moving and insightful film yet on the issue of mountaintop removal and it reveals the complexities of a rogue industry that is threatening much more than trees and mountains, but an entire way of life and the soul of a proud people. This movie provides heroes that can stand as examples in any fight for social justice. Tom Zerafa, MCHR and Sierra Club board member, will facilitate
Tuesday
May
16
2017
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 from 7-9pm
7-9pm
Second film in MCHR Spring Series, The Hand That Feeds, A David and Goliath story of undocumented deli workers fighting back against bad working conditions to organize. Adonis Flores, from MI United will facilitate.
Saturday
Mar
4
2017
Saturday, March 4, 2017 from 9am-5pm
9am-5pm
This is a full day training done by MetaPeace Team and you must be present for the full day. You must be resgistered by calling Marge Sears 313 579-9071 or email at support@mchr.org Spaces are limited. Register early. Cost is $45 and includes breakfast, lunch and training manual. Cash or check only.
Monday
Feb
20
2017
Monday, February 20, 2017 from 7-9pm
7-9pm
Today’s political climate has us divided, but there should be a way that we can work together so that all can have what we need. Be a part of the discussion. Panel: Jerry King UAW Sylvia Orduno, MI Welfare Rights Sam Stark, SE Jobs for Justice Monderator; Kim Redigan
Saturday
Jan
28
2017
Saturday, January 28, 2017 from 9am-5pm
9am-5pm
Starting with the understanding that the primary violence in our world is structural and expressed in systems of oppression, the training will invite participants to learn and practice a variety of active nonviolence skills, including strategies to challenge and interrupt the intimidation and harassment that have escalated since the election. The training will also explore the efficacy of peace teams, offering those who complete the training opportunities to join MPT domestic peace teams and apply to serve on international teams