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Hundreds March for Justice in Downtown Ferndale

June 7th 2020

The march went through Downtown Ferndale, and ended with a rally in Geary Park.

Robin Carter-Cooper Named County’s First Chief Diversity…

June 2nd 2020

Coulter said more than 30 percent of Oakland County’s population is ethnically diverse and it is important county policies ensure its workforce reflects the county’s diversity

Nov. 12 – Ferndale Inclusion Network “Coming to Ferndale” Stories

November 9th 2019

The Ferndale Inclusion Network is hosting a story-telling event celebrating residents’ immigration experiences.

Ferndale Passes National Day of Racial Healing Proclamation

January 16th 2019

Ferndale Passes National Day of Racial Healing Proclamation (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 16, 2019) Ferndale, MI – Ferndale City Council voted Monday to pass a proclamation for National Day of Racial Healing. On Jan. 22 – the day after Martin Luther King Jr. Day – communities like Ferndale honor “our common humanity and taking collective […]

Cider and Donuts with Your Muslim Neighbors Oct. 20

October 5th 2018

Cider and Donuts with Your Muslim Neighbors Oct. 20 Rochester Hills, MI – The Islamic Association of Greater Detroit invites people of all faiths to enjoy “Cider and Donuts with Your Muslim Neighbors” on Saturday, Oct. 20 from 11am to 2pm at 879 W. Auburn Road, Rochester Hills, MI 48307 There will be a presentation […]

Ferndale Schools Diversity Committee Meets Oct. 11

October 5th 2018

Ferndale Schools Diversity Committee Meets Oct. 11 Please join us for our second meeting of the year. Thursday, October 11th 6:30 – 8:00 pm Ferndale Upper Elementary 24220 Rosewood St | Oak Park, MI 48237 We invite your input and involvement in decision making. The meeting goals are: »» Prioritize committee projects and form workgroups »» […]

Asian Festival Celebrates Diversity of Culture, Unity of Community

August 6th 2018

Asian Festival Celebrates Diversity of Culture, Unity of Community (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 6, 2018) Madison Heights, MI- Simply publishing a list of the organizations that participated in Saturday’s Asian Festival in Madison Heights would show the rich diversity that exists within the Asian American community. And yet, it would also barely scratch the surface. […]

Rochester Groups Hosting “Sow the Seeds of Community” Pot Luck July 21

July 6th 2018

Rochester Groups Hosting “Sow the Seeds of Community” Pot Luck July 21 A coalition of three local community organizations will host Sow the Seeds of Community Pot Luck, a free community event at Rochester Municipal Park, from noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday, July 21. The Greater Rochester Area Inclusion Network, (GRAIN); Parents for Educational […]

Rochester Hills Forming Diversity & Inclusion Committee, Here’s How to Apply

June 15th 2018

Rochester Hills Forming Diversity & Inclusion Committee, Here’s How to Apply (City of Rochester Hills, June 15, 2018) Rochester Hills, MI  – At a recent City Council meeting, Mayor Bryan K. Barnett announced his plans  to implement an Advisory Committee on Diversity & Inclusion. This committee will advise the Mayor on inclusion strategies that will […]

Ferndale Pride Chalks Up Another Year of Love, Diversity and Activism

June 6th 2018

Ferndale Pride Chalks Up Another Year of Love, Diversity and Activism (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 6, 2018) Ferndale, MI- As the nation continues to wrestle with acceptance in areas of race, gender, sexual orientation, politics and other areas of difference, there are communities making it clear that they are welcoming of all.  Ferndale Pride is […]