Racism

Detroit Urban Justice [MuslimARC Community Forum]

Date: 
Sat, Aug 4, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:30pm

City:

Join MuslimARC for a 2018 DART Community Forum on urban justice in Detroit. This forum is open to the public - Muslims and non-Muslims, Detroiters and non-Detroiters, and people of all backgrounds are encouraged to attend.

Location: 
Wayne State University Law School
Address: 
471 W Palmer St, Detroit, Michigan 48202

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Detroit Anti-Racism Training 2018 (#DART2018)

Date: 
Sat, Aug 4, 2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

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#DART2018 applications are now open!

MuslimARC's Detroit Anti-Racism Training (DART) 2018 aims to bring together 30 racially and religiously diverse leaders of community-based organizations for a full day training based on MuslimARC’s professional development curriculum.

The curriculum incorporates anti-racism, critical anti-Islamophobia, and critical cultural competency to provide leaders with frameworks and skills to understand how systemic racism is at the core of the issues impeding Detroit’s revitalization.

Location: 
Muslim ARC - Muslim Anti-Racism Collaborative

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Racial Equity Ordinance Feedback Session

Date: 
Thu, Jul 19, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

City:

Please attend this or other community feedback sessions to share your input about the draft racial equity ordinance. This ordinance was presented to the Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners on June 7 with the hopes of a vote to pass this upcoming August 8. Commissioner Felicia Brabec and Racial Equity Analyst Anna Lemler will present background information and progress on the "One Community: Advancing Racial Equity in Washtenaw County" initiative in addition to the ordinance.

Location: 
Parkridge Community Center
Address: 
591 Armstrong Dr, Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197

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Sedona Taphouse Boycott

Date: 
Tue, Nov 6, 2018 - 12:01am to 11:59pm

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"And you mentioned why these schools fail, and you mentioned the economically disadvantaged, you know, the non white population are contributors to that. And, you know we can't fix that, we can't make an African American white, I mean, that's just, it is what it is. So we can't fix that.

Location: 
198 E Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48083-1203, United States

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Anti-Racism 101 Series

Date: 
Sun, Jul 22, 2018 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm

City:

Please Join ICPJ and the Ypsilanti District Library for their Anti-Racism 101 series, facilitated by La’Ron Williams who is an award-winning storyteller and anti-racist educator.

The first event titled, “Putting Racism on the Table”, on Sunday, June 17th, will be a structured discussion and film showing to help participants gain a basic understanding of certain key concepts critical to anti-racism practice.

In June’s selection Robin DiAngelo, former professor of education and Author of “What Does It Mean to be White?” discusses white privilege.

Location: 
Ypsilanti District Library
Address: 
5577 Whittaker Rd, Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197

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Stand Against Racism 2018: The State of Racial Justice

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

City:

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

City:

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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