Oct 142014
 

A Special Visit to Detroit by the United Nations Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

DETROIT FACT-FINDING PUBLIC TOWN HALL MEETING

Sunday, October 19, 2014

4:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Doors open at 3:00 p.m.

Wayne County Community College District
Downtown Campus in the Atrium
1001 W. Fort St, Detroit MI 48226

Special guests:

Special Rapporteur on the Human Right to Safe Drinking Water and Sanitation
CATARINA DE ALBUQUERQUE

Special Rapporteur on Adequate Housing
LEILANI FARHA

International and locally known panelists will hear testimony from Michigan residents about water, sanitation and housing issues offered by victims of this crisis.

Help will be offered to all audience guests.

Partial list of co-sponsors: Michigan Welfare Rights Organization; Detroit People’s Water Board Coalition; AFSCME Local 207; Assembly to End Poverty; Critical Moment; Democracy Defense League-Flint, MI; Detroit Active Retired Employee Association; Detroit Green Party; Detroit School Board in Exile; Detroiters Resisting Emergency Management; Food and Water Watch; Free Detroit-No Consent; Go Detroit; Great Lakes Bioneers Detroit; Green Party of Michigan; Highland Park Human Rights Coalition; Housing Is a Human Right Coalition-Detroit; James and Grace Lee Boggs Center to Nurture Community Leadership; Keep the Vote No Takeover; Michigan Coalition for Human Rights; Michigan Legal Services; Moratorium Now!; NAACP Legal Defense Fund; National Boricua Human Rights Network; Detroit Chapter; National Lawyers Guild-Detroit MI Chapter; National Nurses United; Peoples Platform; Poverty Roundtable-Flint, MI; St. Peter’s Episcopal Church-Detroit; Sierra Club; The Raiz Up; Trenton Manor Tenants Association; U.S.-Canada Alliance of Inhabitants; Voices of Indigenous Peoples; Wayne County Community College District; We the People of Detroit; Women’s Economic Agenda Project.

For more information, contact MWRO at (313) 964-0618 or info@mwro.org

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