Upcoming Multicultural Events

In the community from the Alliance for Cultural and Ethnic Harmony: “Diversity, Unity, and Justice Are at the Heart of ACEH”

Fri, Oct 7, 8 am-4 pm: The State of Latinos in West Michigan.  Conference to address issues (health and wellness, business, education) that face Latinos, including resources and assets to help resolve issues.  Free. Hosted by Julian Samora Research Institute at MSU and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, with others.  Go to http://www.jsri.msu.edu for info and a link to register.  (Registration by Sept. 30 is suggested.)   At Kroc Center, 2500 South Division Ave SW, Grand Rapids.

Mon, Oct 10, 1 pm to 4:30 pm: Race, Poverty and Policy: Creating an Equitable Michigan. Keynoter: Rinku Sen, CEO of Race Forward: The Center for Racial Justice Innovation.  Breakouts: Solutions for Cities in Crisis; Government’s Role in Achieving Racial Equity; The Next Move: Taking Equitable Action for Change; From Watchdog to Dog-Whistle: Media’s Role in Reporting on Race; The Business Case for Race Equity.  No charge to attend, but reservations requested; contact (517) 487-4546 or michleague@gmail.com   Annual forum of Michigan League for Public Policy.  At Radisson Hotel, 111 North Grand Ave, Lansing.

Fri, Oct 14, 6:45 pm:  Documentary “Our Fires Still Burn: The Native American Experience,” featuring four contemporary individuals in the Midwest.  Free, open to all.  Co-sponsored by Alliance for Cultural and Ethnic Harmony (ACEH) and Encounter with Cultures program at Hope College.  Discussion, refreshments.  At Winants Auditorium, Graves Hall, College Ave at 11th St, Holland.








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