Welcome to Rosa and Raymond Parks Institute
To carry on the lifework of Rosa Parks in youth development and civil rights education/advocacy. Volunteers from professional, technical, community and international backgrounds are recruited and trained to share their knowledge and skills reflecting Mrs. Parks approach to self development.
“Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle” film series is back! Presented by The Charles H. Wright Museum Hosted by The Rosa and Raymond Parks Institute [...]
“Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle” film series is back!
Presented by The Charles H. Wright Museum
Hosted by The Rosa and Raymond Parks Institute for Self Development
When: June 26, 2015
Where: Charles H. Wright Museum
315 East Warren Ave, Detroit 48201
Time: 6-9pm (General Motors Room)
The Loving Story tells the story of Richard and Mildred Loving, the history and the current state of interracial marriage and tolerance in the United States. Helping to change the course of history, the “Lovings”, a mixed-race couple from rural Virginia, whose court case eventually overturned the last remaining miscegenation laws in the U.S. and in turn, helped change the course of history.
For additional information, please contact us at:
The Only Organization founded by Rosa Parks to continue her legacy
535 Griswold Street, Suite 111-513. Detroit, Michigan 48226
Phone: 313. 965. 0606
(Friday) 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
July – Aug 2 - Pathways to Freedom – Pathways to Freedom Workshop debate over the Voting Rights Act. The Forum will show that resentment still exists in America over Voting [...]
July – Aug 2 – Pathways to Freedom –
Pathways to Freedom Workshop debate over the Voting Rights Act. The Forum will show that resentment still exists in America over Voting Rights. The Quiet Strength” approach for intergeneration discussion will be used
Train the Trainer Workshop in the “Quiet Strength” approach to youth development.
Featuring Pathways to Freedom Alumni sharing the 20th year chronicle of the annual journey, walking, riding and researching “Freedom Pathways” Detroit, MI
Confederate Currency: The Color of Money, acrylic paintings on canvas by John W. Jones, inspired by the slave images depicted on confederate and southern currency. The Institute will sponsor a forum in conjunction with the exhibit to explore the historical contribution and current influence of the African Diaspora on the world economy
CONGRESSIONAL BLACK CAUCUS – CBC
Featuring dialog with unsung heroines in preparation for the 103rd Anniversary of Rosa Parks Birth
Respect Your Neighbor Day in Partnership with Progress House & Arise Detroit – August 1
Researching the Pathways to Freedom Ride for 2015
Students: Pathways to Freedom program may participate in the Freedom Ride with MCHR as we did in 1988/2013 and journey to Georgia, Alabama and Mississippi encouraging youth to trace their roots and embrace their culture.
Pathways to Freedom Forum
Remembering Rosa Parks: Centennial Reflections –
The Middle East Question, “Where Have We Been and Where are We Going”
Detroit, Michigan- Oral Histories-Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History
July 1 (Wednesday) - August 2 (Sunday)
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