American Black Journal Community Conversation April 26

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_Detroit-Hispanic-Development-Corporation.jpgStephen Henderson was joined by a diverse group of panelists for an in-depth discussion on issues surrounding the southwest Detroit community WednesdayApril 26 at the Detroit Hispanic Development Corporation

One Detroit: American Black Journal Community Conversation

Watch Now - Recorded Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Part 1
 
Part 2

CLIPS FROM THE SHOW

Check out community conversation resources here >

 

Topics included: 

  • The immigration issues facing the large Latino and Yemen population in the neighborhood.
  • Environmental concerns in southwest Detroit such as air pollution, noise pollution, and other health issues.  
  • The future of education in the community.
  • The rich history and culture that have made southwest Detroit a melting pot of cultures.

Panelists included:

Immigration:

  • Diego Bonesatti - Director of Legal Services, Michigan United
  • Lawrence Garcia - Founder, García Law Group, PLLC
  • Carine Saleh - Attorney, Immigration Services
  • Asha Noor - Programming & Outreach Director for Safe Spaces, CAIR-MI

Environmental Justice:

  • Simone Sagovac - Program Director, Southwest Detroit Community Benefits Coalition
  • Paul Mohai, Ph.D - Professor, U-M School of Natural Resources & Environment
  • George Davis - President, Southwest Detroit Environmental Vision
  • Dr. Delores Leonard - Environmental Activist

Education:

  • Terry Whitfield - Project Coordinator, Partnership for Youth, Southwest Solutions
  • Michael Khoury - President, Cristo Rey High School
  • Alycia Meriweather - Interim Superintendent, Detroit Public Schools

Culture / Community:

  • Steve Tobocman - Director, Global Detroit
  • Hanan Ali Yahya - Community Activist
  • Angela Reyes - Exec. Director / Founder, Detroit Hispanic Development Corporation
  • Wanda Lowe-Anderson - The Boynton Subsector 48217 Core Group

Community Leaders Panel:

  • Mary Carmen Muñoz - Operations Manager, La Sed
  • Consuela Lopez - Senior Community Organizer, Congress of Communities
  • Frank Venegas, Jr. - Chairman, Ideal Group
  • Hanan Ali Yahya - Community Activist
Join us for an American Black Journal Community Conversation April 26

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