[Michigan, April 7, 2015]: In the spirit of humanity and in full determination to advance the human rights cause towards creating a culture of respect to human dignity, the American Human Rights Council (AHRC-USA), will hold its semiannual dinner “Protecting our Humanity” dinner reception on Friday- April 10, 2015 at 6:00PM at Byblos Banquet Center in Dearborn. AHRC expects a full house of friends and supporters. AHRC asks our guests and supporters to arrive on time for the program to start on time.Professor Michael Thomas will be the Master of Ceremony, and Ms. NaCarla Williams, an 11th grader at Martin Luther King High School in Detroit, will perform the National Anthem.  State Senator Fred Durhal III, 5th District- Michigan, will speak on the state of prisons in Michigan, challenges and solutions.  Special remarks will be made by Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence of the 14th District of Michigan. Michael Warren, Oakland Circuit Court Judge and co-founder of Patriot Week; and attorney Jeff Collins author of “Do the Right Thing; Make Ethics Your Brand” will also speak at the event.  Several local and state officials will make special presentations.

AHRC will present a Special Humanitarian Tribute of Honor to American humanitarian aid worker Ms. Kayla Mueller, who was killed by the IS “The Islamic State.” Her parents, Carl and Marsha Mueller of Prescott, Arizona, will be receiving her award.  AHRC is honored to present a tribute to Kayla’s family with whom we stand together united against hate, violence and terror acts anywhere and at any place. Kayla was a true humanitarian who devoted her life to helping and aiding various disadvantaged groups. She helped Palestinian refugees under the Israeli occupation as well as Syrian refugees who were displaced as a result of the ongoing conflict and war. Kayla put her life on the line just to lend a helping hand to those who are in dire need of help.


Kayla is a role model in her dedication to serving humanity. She represents America at its best, working tirelessly to alleviate the suffering of people in need.  Her parents will continue her work through Kayla’s Hands (www.kaylashands.org), a non-profit foundation created in Kayla’s name to alleviate suffering and promote a just peace.

“We are very excited about the banquet. The level of support that we are getting from people from all walks of life is truly inspiring and is indicative of the level of commitment to human rights that good people have. We promise an inspiring evening at our banquet, the highlight of which is honoring a woman I consider a personal hero and a role model,  Kayla Mueller,” said Imad Hamad, AHRC Executive Director.

“We are extremely grateful for the support we are getting from our friends and supporters- remarkable people and champions of human rights. I am looking forward to personally thanking our friends and supporters on April 10, 2015,” said Dr. Opada Alzohaili, AHRC President.


The American Human Rights Council (AHRC-USA)


13530 Michigan Ave # 332Dearborn, Michigan 48126/USA

Tel: 313-914-3251  Fax: 313-914-3284- WWW.ahrcusa.org

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