American Black Journal Community Conversation
Immigration, Education & The Environment in Southwest Detroit
Join 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 Wednesday, April 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.
- 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
The event is free, but please register on the next page >>>