Chattanooga Celebration Of International Human Rights Day Is Monday

Sunday, December 10, 2017

The public is invited to the Family Justice Center Monday to commemorate the 69th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights with a celebration of local human rights organizations and leaders. 

There will be a reception from 6-7 p.m. featuring exhibitions from human rights organizations and art exhibitions from SPLASH and Flying Brushes.  There will also be music by Rick Rushing III. 

The program from 7-8 p.m. will include performances by Christian J. Collier and Rick Rushing III (Healing Blues).  There will also be a panel moderated by WTVC NewsChannel 9's Greg Funderburg with speakers Marina Peshterianu (BRIDGE), Kristen McCallie (Children's Advocacy Center), Kate Sheets (SEIU) and Rev. Cathy Harrington (UUCC). 

This is a free event, but seating is limited at the Center, so is a ticketed event.

Celebration organizers this year include the Tennessee Human Rights Commission, Family Justice Center, Second Life Chattanooga, city of Chattanooga's Multicultural Affairs Office and Unity Group of Chattanooga. 

The Family Justice Center is at 5705 Uptain Road.  For more information visit tn.gov/humanrights.



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