Video Career Focus: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Careers are Recommended for Graduating High School Students
STEM careers have become the "driving force" for the U.S. economy in recent years, therefore it is important that families encourage their children to pursue STEM educational opportunities to obtain the jobs of the future.
Website visitors can view YouTube STEM videos to see the importance of this field (view more).
Video Feature: ICDHR Chairman Clyde Brooks Provides Overview of the 49th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Remembrance and Commemoration Dinner on Comcast Newsmakers Wednesday., February 8, 2017
ICDHR ORGANIZATIONAL HIGHLIGHTS
Attending college can be quite expensive for students and their families. Luckily, there are many college scholarships and contests available to help pay for a college education. Students should seek out and apply for scholarships in which they meet the eligibility requirements. We have information about college scholarships and contests through JLV College Counseling. Brief info about each scholarship is listed. Students are encouraged to visit the scholarship websites for further details about eligibility and requirements (view scholarships).
ICDHR "Chairman's Corner" Feature for February 2017
The ICDHR has recently launched discussion sessions to attempt to find solutions to this issue (read more).
Illinois Commission on Diversity and Human Relations (ICDHR) Chairman, Rev. Clyde H. Brooks, gives some thoughts on the growing divide between Americans of all races in the United States.
Money for College: Scholarships of Various Types Accessible Through JLV College Counseling
Save The Date: 49th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Remembrance and Commemoration Dinner "We Are One" on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at the Chicago Hilton and Towers Hotel
Patty Greene, Manager of Community Service and Grassroots, will receive the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Enables Honor for the excellent community service support she has provided to organizations all over the country. Your support is encouraged to support this champion of community service (bio).
The ICDHR is honored to confirm that our musical guests our upcoming Saturday, April 1, 2017 event is Walt Whitman and the Soul Children of Chicago.
This musical group has had the honor of performing at various events throughout the United States and worldwide, and the ICDHR is looking forward to looking forward to another outstanding performance from the group on April 1, 2017 (see YouTube.com page).
Remembrance & Commemoration Dinner Honoree: Patty Greene of Southwest Airlines to Receive Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Enables Honor April 1, 2017
ICDHR Chairman Rev. Clyde H. Brooks was featured on Comcast Newsmakers to discuss preparations for the 49th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Remembrance and Commemoration Dinner to be held on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at the Chicago Hilton and Towers Hotel at 7:00 pm.
Confirmed Performance Group: Walt Whitman and the Soul Children to Perform at the 49th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Remembrance and Commemoration Dinner on Saturday, April 1, 2017
Coretta Scott King Letter in Opposition to Jeff Session's Nomination to Become a Federal Judge in 1986
The ICDHR along with other media outlets recently provided viewer reading access to the letter Coretta Scott King wrote in 1986 critizing recently nominated Attorney General Jeff Session's past civil rights record which is a concern for many Americans today.
The ICDHR invites diversity supporters to attend the 49th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Remembrance and Commemoration Dinner on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at the Chicago Hilton and Towers Hotel (6:00 p.m., general reception; 7:00 p.m., dinner celebration).
This event will commemorate the 49th anniversary of Dr. King's death by remembering and elevating ideas for which he stood for. The theme of this event is "We Are One," which addresses the divide which now exists throughout our nation.