Racism

Stand Against Racism 2018: The State of Racial Justice

Date: 
Fri, Jun 1, 2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

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YWCA Kalamazoo is excited to collaborate with TRHT Kalamazoo on our signature campaign, Stand Against Racism. This year's theme is The State of Racial Justice, a platform to share what has been happening during TRHT Kalamazoo's first year and build community amongst those who work for racial justice and raise awareness about the impacts of institutional and structural racism in our community.

https://www.facebook.com/events/459985351098260/

Location: 
YWCA Kalamazoo
Address: 
353 E Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49007

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Running for Office as a Black & Brown Leader

Date: 
Thu, Jun 21, 2018 - 8:00am to 9:00am

The Urban Core Collective [UCC] is committed to ending systemic racism and uplifting the talents, leadership, and voice of leaders of color.

Mastermind sessions provide safe places for unabridged dialogue, learning, and exchange.

Our featured storytellers are:

Kristian Grant, Joe Jones, Senita Thompson Lenear, Milinda Ysasi Castanon

+ a delicious continental breakfast.
[proceeds will go to support Urban Core Collective Organizations & Transformational Leadership Alumni initatives]

Location: 
Baxter Community Center
Address: 
935 Baxter St SE, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49506

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Public Hearing on Discrimination in Michigan Schools

Date: 
Mon, May 21, 2018 - 3:30pm to 8:00pm

City:

The Michigan Civil Rights Commission is holding a series of public hearings to examine issues of discrimination in Michigan's K-12 schools.

The commission will hear public comments at approximately 6:00pm. Testimony related to schools in Ypsilanti, Ann Arbor, and surrounding communities will be given priority.

To request an accommodation, call 800-482-3604 or email MDCR-INFO@michigan.gov at least 7 business days prior to the hearing.

Sign language interpreters and CART services will be available.

Location: 
Eagle Crest Conference Center, Ann Arbor Marriott Ypsilanti at Eagle Crest
Address: 
1275 S Huron Street, Ypsilanti

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Community Issues: Criminal Justice Reform

Date: 
Tue, May 22, 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

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This is the first in a series of community discussions focused on the real issues that people are struggling with in our community and our state. The event is located inside the Panera Bread.

Location: 
5510 Clyde Park Ave SW, Wyoming, MI 49509-9525, United States

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Face to Face: A Conversation About Race

Date: 
Wed, Apr 25, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm

The City of East Lansing and East Lansing Human Relations Commission are hosting a facilitated panel and community conversation about race on Wednesday, April 25 from 6:30-9 p.m. at the East Lansing Hannah Community Center (ELHCC), 819 Abbot Road. All interested community members are invited to attend.

Location: 
East Lansing Hannah Community Center
Address: 
819 Abbot Rd, East Lansing, Michigan 48823

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Picket Meet the Cougars Event

Date: 
Wed, Apr 18, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

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Protest Meet the Cougars Event for Incoming Freshman and their Families
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Protesters gather at 5:30 p.m. and picket until 7:30 p.m.
Event begins at 6 p.m. and ends at 7:15 p.m.
https://www.lansingcatholic.org/admissions/admissions-events

Location: 
Lansing Catholic High School
Address: 
501 Marshall St, Lansing, Michigan 48912

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Picket 30th Annual Cougar Classic Golf Outing

Date: 
Fri, Jun 8, 2018 - 9:30am to 4:30pm

Protesters gather at 9:30 a.m. and picket until the event has ended.
Event begins at 10 a.m. Ending time around 4:30 p.m.
https://www.lansingcatholic.org/content/cougar-classic-golf-outing

Location: 
Timber Ridge Golf Club
Address: 
16339 Park Lake Rd, East Lansing, Michigan 48823

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Picket Fr. Mac Dinner and Fundraising Event

Date: 
Mon, May 7, 2018 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm

Protesters gather at 5:30 p.m. and picket until the event has ended.
Event begins at 6 p.m. Ending time unknown.
https://www.lansingcatholic.org/admissions/admissions-events

Location: 
Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center
Address: 
219 S Harrison Rd, East Lansing, Michigan 48824

Summit on Race and Inclusion 2018

Date: 
Tue, May 15, 2018 - 8:15am to 3:30pm

City:

The LEDA Summit on Race & Inclusion examines the effects of racial disparities and strategies for their elimination at a day-long conference involving hundreds of participants from across Michigan and the nation.

Participants come to learn how discrimination affects communities economically and socially; understand how racial inclusion benefits everyone; learn tools to make a positive difference in our community; and join others to develop concrete plans for shaping a prosperous, inclusive future.

Location: 
Hope College

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Picket Incoming Freshman Family Ice Cream Social

Date: 
Wed, Jun 6, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

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Protesters gather at 6:30 p.m. and picket until the event has ended.
Event begins at 7 p.m. Ending time unknown.
https://www.lansingcatholic.org/admissions/admissions-events

Location: 
Lansing Catholic High School
Address: 
501 Marshall St, Lansing, Michigan 48912

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