For the second straight year, the American Human Rights Council (AHRC-USA) participated in a Back to School Peace Rally in Detroit’s Northend hosted by the Northend Neighbors and Metropolitan United Methodist Church. The event held on Sunday August 27th included music, a bounce house, train rides, a drawing for 50 bikes, free school supplies and a Walk for Peace led by Rev. Janet Petty. Attorney Isaac Robinson represented the American Human Rights Council at the event. Community sponsors included Captain Jay’s Fish and Chicken, Wayne State University Medical Students, St. John’s Providence, Detroit Firefighters and several others.
” AHRC-USA is honored to once again partner with community organizations, places of worship and businesses to promote peace and empower families as students prepare for the new year,” said Imad Hamad, AHRC Executive Director
“The Peace Rally was wonderful! We gave away 200 backpacks, and provided an afternoon of fun, food and entertainment for the kids and their families. We appreciate the sponsorship by the American Human Rights Council, it meant so much to the event,” said Juli Stephens, Peace Rally Event Co-Chair.