Video: Business Engineering Science and Technology Academy, Atlanta Public Schools and 100 Black Men Inc. Salute Valedictorian Sharod McClendon
Sharod McClendon's valedictorial speech for the Business Engineering Science and Technology Academy in Atlanta is inspirational (view more).
Presidential Election Is Tuesday November 8, 2016: Get Election Results, Voter Registration Information and Early Voting Location Information Online
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Attending college can be quite expensive for students and their families. Luckily, there are many college scholarships and contests available to help pay for a college education. Students should seek out and apply for scholarships in which they meet the eligibility requirements. We have information about college scholarships and contests with November 2016 deadlines. Only brief information about each scholarship is listed. Students are encouraged to visit the scholarship websites for further details about eligibility and requirements (view scholarships).
ICDHR "Chairman's Corner" Feature for November 2016
The ICDHR has recently launched discussion sessions to attempt to find solutions to this issue (read more).
Illinois Commission on Diversity and Human Relations (ICDHR) Chairman, Rev. Clyde H. Brooks, gives some thoughts on the growing divide between Americans of all races in the United States.
Money for College: Scholarships With November 2016 Deadlines
Save The Date: 49th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Remembrance and Unity Dinner "We Are One" on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at the Chicago Hilton and Towers Hotel
On Saturday, April 1, 2017 the Illinois Commission on Diversity and Human Relations (ICDHR) will celebrate the 49th anniversary of the death of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the Chicago Hilton and Towers Hotel with a "Unity Dinner" event (6:00 pm, raffle and general reception; 7:00 pm dinner). The theme of this event is "We Are One," a theme that addresses the divide that now exists throughout our nation.
ICDHR Web Poll: Review of Presidential Candidate Options
ICDHR has partnered with the Motorola Solutions Foundation, selected police departments, youth serving agencies and youth in the Chicago metro area in the "Youth and the Law Project." The primary goal of this project is to teach youth how to interface with police on the streets. Given the divide between minority youth and police, this project is important since thousands of African-American and Hispanic males are approached by police on a weekly basis with negative results. Find out how you or your organization can participate by contacting ICDHR Chairman Rev. Clyde H. Brooks at (630) 771-1707 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Save The Date: 16th Annual Northwest Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Remembrance and Unity Dinner
"We Are One" on Thursday, January 12, 2017 at
the Chicago Marriott Northwest in Hoffman Estates Illinois
On Thursday, January 12, 2017 the Illinois Commission on Diversity and Human Relations (ICDHR) will celebrate the 49th anniversary of the death of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the Chicago Marriott Northwest with a "Unity Dinner" event (6:00 pm, general reception; 7:00 pm dinner). The theme of this event is "We Are One," a theme that addresses the divide that now exists throughout our nation. The confirmed speaker for this event is Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle.