ICDHR "Chairman's Corner" Feature for January 2019
took place across the U.S. on what would have been his 90th birthday on January 21, 2019 (read more).
Illinois Commission on Diversity and Human Relations (ICDHR) Chairman, Rev. Clyde H. Brooks takes a moment to reflect on the legacy and leadership provided by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., during celebrations that
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January 22, 2019 - Critical Thinking Workshop at the Chicago Public Library (All Day)
February 7, 2019 - Comcast Awards Rev. Clyde H. Brooks with the "Voice of America Series Honor" at the DuSable Museum of African-American History (5:30 p.m.)
Planning is underway for the 51st Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Remembrance and Commemoration Dinner to be held on Saturday, April 6, 2019 at the Renaissance Hotel in Schaumburg, Illinois. This annual event will attract more than one thousand community leaders and residents.
Upcoming Scheduled Events for January - February 2019
ICDHR ORGANIZATIONAL EVENTS
SAVE THE DATE: The 51st Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Remembrance and Commemoration Dinner to be held Saturday, April 6, 2019 at the Renaissance Hotel in Schaumburg Illinois.
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World Famous Musical Group "Walt Whitman and the Soul Children of Chicago" to Perform at 51st Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Remenbrance and Commemoration Dinner on Saturday, April 6, 2019
ICDHR Joins Southwest Airlines Executives in Chicago at Annual Gathering to Discuss Airline Modifications
The Illinois Commission on Diversity and Human Relations (ICDHR), represented by its Chairman, Reverend Clyde H. Brooks, joined Southwest Airlines Executives Landon Nitschke (Senior Vice President for Technical Operations), Patty Greene (Community Relations Manager) and more than fifty Southwest Airlines partners for discussions about airline modifications and expansion efforts at Chicago’s Midway International Airport. Southwest Airlines has been a partner with the ICDHR for more than twenty years.
The Illinois Commission on Diversity and Human Relations (ICDHR) is proud to announce that our featured musical group for the 51st Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Remembrance will be Walt Whitman and the Soul Children of Chicago (visit website / view video performances). The theme of the event is “Dr. King and His Music.“
The invited keynote speaker (photo above) is 2020 Presidential candidate and U.S. Senator (D-CA) Kamala D. Harris (Wikipedia link / website link).
The 51st Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. "Drum Major Guest Honoree" is Metta World Peace (photo above, current professional basketball coach and former National Basketball League player, 1999 - 2017, with the 2010 NBA Champion Los Angeles Lakers, Wikipedia link / website link).
For sponsorship ad space or dinner ticket info contact ICDHR Chairman, Rev. Clyde H. Brooks, at 708-772-8752 or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
ICDHR the NAACP Participate In Meetings to Establish NAACP Chapter in the Northwest Chicago Suburbs
ICDHR representatives attended meetings with the NAACP to discuss the need for a NAACP chapter in the northwest suburbs. Exclusionary practices of the media, law enforcement and municipal governments dictates an increased attention and perhaps direct action to address exclusionary practices of suburban governments.