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MLK Symposium: 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act

Can Planning Build Agency in Marginalized Communities?
Michigan Union
Pendleton Room [2nd floor]

Keynote speaker:
Charles Anderson, President and CEO, Urban League of Detroit

Khalilah Gaston, Deputy Director, Vanguard Community Development Corporation

Joe Heaphy, Vice President of Real Estate Development and Management, Neighborhood Service Organization

Khalil Ligon, Project Manager, Lower Eastside Action Plan

Jessica Care Moore, Detroit poet and activist

Co-sponsored by OAMI and the U-M Rackham Student Government.

Refreshments afterwards.
Free and open to the public.

"There is nothing more dangerous than to build a society with a large segment of people in that society who feel that they have no stake in it; who feel that they have nothing to lose. People who have stake in their society, protect that society..."

— Martin Luther King Jr.

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