American Black Journal Community Conversation

Wednesday, April 26, 2017
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Detroit Hispanic Development Corporation
1211 Trumbull Ave
Detroit, MI 8216


Immigration, Education & The Environment in Southwest Detroit

_Detroit-Hispanic-Development-Corporation.jpgJoin American Black Journal host, Stephen Henderson, and a diverse group of panelists for an in-depth discussion on the issues surrounding the southwest Detroit community WednesdayApril 26 at the Detroit Hispanic Development Corporation. 6:30pm arrival time. Show is from 7-8:30pm.

Topics will include: 

  • 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 include:

  • Hanan Ali Yahya - Community Activist
  • Diego Bonesatti - Director of Legal Services, Michigan United
  • Mary Carmen Muñoz - Operations Manager, La Sed
  • Stephanie Chang - State Representative, Michigan House District 6
  • George Davis - President, Southwest Detroit Environmental Vision
  • Lawrence Garcia - Founder, García Law Group, PLLC.
  • Michael Khoury - President, Cristo Rey High School
  • Consuela Lopez - Senior Community Organizer, Congress of Communities
  • Wanda Lowe-Anderson - The Boynton Subsector 48217 Core Group
  • Alycia Meriweather - DPS Interim Superintendent 
  • Paul Mohai, Ph.D - Professor, U-M School of Natural Resources & Environment
  • Asha Noor - CAIR Michigan
  • Angela Reyes - Exec. Director / Founder, Detroit Hispanic Development Corporation
  • Simone Sagovac - Program Director, Southwest Detroit Community Benefits Coalition
  • Carine Saleh - Attorney, Immigration Services
  • Steve Tobocman - Director, Global Detroit
  • Frank Venegas, Jr. - Chairman, Ideal Group 
  • Terry Whitfield - Project Coordinator, Partnership for Youth, Southwest Solutions

Funded by...
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