ICDHR
P.O. Box 734
Arlington Heights, IL 60004
Phone: 224-735-3635
Email: info@icdhr.org
ICDHR "Chairman's Corner" Feature for March 2019
was recently shown in a 1984 Eastern Virginia Medical School yearbook dressed in blackface (read more).
Illinois Commission on Diversity and Human Relations (ICDHR) Chairman, Rev. Clyde H. Brooks comments on the backlash related to the recent news article about Virginia governor Ralph Northam whose picture
Money for College: Scholarships of Various Types Accessible Through JLV College Counseling
April 4, 2019 - Second Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration Services at the Destiny Church in Hoffman Estates, Illinois (6:30 p.m., open to the public)

April 6, 2019 - 51st  Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Remembrance and Commemoration Dinner at the Renaissance Hotel in Schaumburg Illinois (6:00 p.m.)
Planning is underway for the 51st Annual Dr. 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 (March - April  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 (6:00 pm)
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 website link in this announcement for further details about eligibility and requirements (view scholarships).
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 musical group for the 51st Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Remembrance Dinner 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. Remembrance and Commemoration "Drum Major Guest Honoree" is Metta World Peace (photo above, former National Basketball League player, 1999 - 2017, with the 2010 NBA Champion Los Angeles Lakers, Wikipedia link / website link).  

For ad space, sponsorship or dinner ticket info contact ICDHR Chairman, Rev. Clyde H. Brooks, at 708-772-8752 or send an e-mail to cbrooks@icdhr.org.
ICDHR and 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 of Chicago. 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.