ICDHR
P.O. Box 734
Arlington Heights, IL 60004
Phone: 224-735-3635
Email: info@icdhr.org
ICDHR "Chairman's Corner" Feature for December 2018
feels there is continued growth of acceptable racisim in America (read more / view CNN interview).
Illinois Commission on Diversity and Human Relations (ICDHR) Chairman, Rev. Clyde H. Brooks "conducts an evaluation" of the recent CNN interview of NBA basketball star Lebron James, who cited that he
Money for College: Scholarships of Various Types Accessible Through JLV College Counseling
November 29, 2018 - Meeting With Leaders of the Jewish Community (12:30 p.m., Location TBD)

November 29, 2018 - Meeting of Task Force on Ending Racism in Law Enforcement at Our Saviours Lutheran Church (7:00 p.m.)

December 4, 2018 - Meeting of Task Force on Advancing the Work of the Faith Community in Fighting Racism Our Saviours Lutheran Church
(7:00 p.m.)

December 6, 2018 - Appearance on Comcast to Deliver 2018-2019 Progress and Plans

January 15, 2019 - Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday at the Marriott Hotel (7:00 p.m.)

January 22, 2019 - Critical Thinking Workshop at the Chicago Public Library (All Day)
Planning is underway for holding the 52nd Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Remembrance Schedule for Saturday, April 6, 2019 at the Marriott Hotel in Hoffman Estates, Illinois. 

This annual event will will attract more than one thousand community leaders and residents. 

The theme of the event is “Dr. King and His Music“ featuring Walt Whitman and the Soul Children of Chicago (visit website / view video performances). 

For more information, please e-mail the ICDHR at cbrooks@icdhr.org.
 
Upcoming Events (November 2018 - January 2019)
ICDHR ORGANIZATIONAL EVENTS
SAVE THE DATE: The 52nd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Remembrance and Commemoration Dinner to be held Saturday, April 6, 2019 at the Marriott Hotel in Hoffman Estates Illinois.
During the last four years, the ICDHR has worked with various community groups in the metropolitian Chicagoland  area to address the growing divide between Black and White Americans.
Southwest Airlines has been a partner with the ICDHR for more than twenty years.  ICDHR would like to salute the management of Southwest Airlines for the excellent service being rendered to the traveling community.
ICDHR is proud to announce that we have provided STEM scholarships for students planning to attend Case Western Reserve University.

Attending college can be quite expensive for students and their families. 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. Students are encouraged to visit the scholarship websites for further details about eligibility and requirements (view scholarships).
ICDHR Chairman Completes Workbooks to Increase Understanding of Critical Thinking
ICDHR Chairman to Issue "State of the Illinois Commission on Diversity and Human Relations" at Comcast Studios 
ICDHR Joins Southwest Airlines Executives for Its Annual Review
For the fourth consecutive year, 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), Bob Montgomery (Senior Advisor for Airport Affairs),  Patty Greene (Community Relations Manager) and more than fifty Southwest Airlines partners for an update of expansion efforts at Chicago’s Midway International Airport.
Rev. Clyde Brooks, ICDHR Chairman, recently published two workbooks to promote the importance of critical thinking and how the Bible can help citizens to live more healthy lives. Individuals who wish to secure these life saving workbooks can contact Rev. Brooks at cbrooks@icdhr.org.

ICDHR Releases Report on "Bridging the Black and White Divide" 
On December 6, 2018, Rev. Clyde Brooks, ICDHR Chairman will appear at the Comcast studios to discuss the work work of ICDHR during 2018 and its plans for 2019. 

This exhaustive report examines reasons for the divide and ways that the divide can be lessen.  For a copy, please send an e-mail to cbrooks@icdhr.org.