The University of Illinois will match dollar-for-dollar, scholarships available by the ICDHR to deserving and qualified high school seniors attending the University of Illinois.
Rev. Clyde H. Books speaks at The Boeing Company on February 23, 2013 on "Freedom and Equality: Emancipation Proclamation to the March on Washington" Celebration of Black History Month
June 19, 2013: Orientation of 2013 Scholarship Winners
August 28, 2013: 50th Anniversary of March on Washington (Buses Leave on August 27, 2013)
January 17, 2014: 13th Annual Northwest Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Remembrance and Celebration Activities
January 25, 2014: 46th Annual Chicago Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Remembrance and Celebration Activities
Press Conference Coming Soon To Announce the SAFE STREETS Initiatve:
ICDHR and the Barrio Foundation have created a youth movement to partner caring adults with the youth of Chicago. Participants will focus on Life Skills, Mentoring, Entrepreneurship, Artistic Expression, Financial Management, Internships and Scholarships to help enhance Chicago communities (more info).
ICDHR Thanks Motorola Solutions for Being a Top Industry Supporter of Our Organization
As part of the ICDHR's continuous initiative to strengthen its ties with the nation's top organization's, ICDHR Chairman Rev. Clyde H. Brooks spoke at The Boeing Company recently as part of the celebration of Black History Month (download PDF speech).
Motorola Solutions is proud to be one of the two major companies in the Chicagoland area to support the Illinois Commission on Diversity and Human Relations (ICDHR). The ICDHR would like to thank Motorola Solutions for their support at the 2013 Chicago and Northwest Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Remembrance and Celebration Ceremonies, and looks forward to their continued support in future events.
ICDHR Launches a New Women's Initiative: "YOUnique"
"YOUnique" is a women’s institute that fosters entrepreneurship, health/wellness, education and financial security. Throughout the world, women are still battling to keep families together, find gainful and equitable employment, manage health care and attain post secondary educational opportunities.
Every situation is different or “unique” although the fundamental issues are global. The Institute is being formed to address these disparities through education, exposure and information for women in order to impact families and individuals across the State of Illinois and globally (download PDF flyer).
June 8, 2013: Business Leaders to Honor ICDHR Chairman, Rev. Clyde H. Brooks, for 50 Years of Service (more info)
April 27, 2013: ICDHR Partners with Comcast at Comcast Cares Day 2013 at Dvorak Park (more info)