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2013-2014

MLK Symposium: 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act

Can Planning Build Agency in Marginalized Communities?
01/15/14
Michigan Union
Pendleton Room [2nd floor]

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

Panelists:
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

Performance:
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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