The American Human Rights Council (AHRC-USA) is pleased to announce its partnership with the Rosa and Raymond Parks Institute’s supporting its United Nations Youth Summit, through the AHRC-USA “Our Common Humanity” Scholarship Program. The Rosa and Raymond Parks Institute for Self Development United Nations Youth Summit will be held on October 24, 2016, in honor of civil rights pioneer and peace activist Rosa Parks The Youth Summit will be an opportunity for young people to travel to New York, tour the United Nations, receive a briefing from the United Nations Association and participate in a workshop focused on child soldiers and young refugees. This youth summit is held annually welcoming the young generation to advance their leadership skills and learn more about the world’s affairs through this informative and educational summit.
“The Institute welcomes the addition of AHRC-USA to this auspicious occasion. We hope for greater participation from youth in the Detroit area in years to come. We will always honor the work of Mrs. Rosa Parks(1913-2005) through peace, justice and civil rights.” Anita Peek, Executive Director
“AHRC-USA is proud to support the Rosa and Raymond Parks Institute’s United Nations Youth Summit and the honor that Ms. Rosa Parks will receive,” said Imad Hamad AHRC Executive Director. “The legacy and teachings of Ms. Parks will continue through the world’s young people, and AHRC-USA is a proud friend and partner in ensuring that young people continue in civil rights, social justice, and peace activism,” continued Mr. Hamad.