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Marygrove’s King Day March & Memoriam

Monday, January 21, 2013, 12:00pm - 01:00pm
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Assemble in front of LA Building to march around campus followed by a memorial presentation by Rev. Dr. Nicholas Hood, Sr. of Plymouth United Church of Christ, Detroit,MI.

Mark Yancy, March Organizer

Leslie Love, Memoriam Coordinator

About the Memorial Speaker

Reverend Dr. Nicholas Hood Sr, is Minister Emeritus of Plymouth United Church of Christ, Detroit, Michigan where he served as Senior Minister for 27 years (1958‑1985). 

*Founding member of the Southern Christian Leadership Council, with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. as leader.

*Elected to the Detroit City Council in 1965, and served for 28 years until he retired in 1993. Rev. Hood worked ceaselessly to improve the conditions of people who were displaced by urban renewal: the economically disadvantaged, those who were discriminated against and, developmentally‑disabled adults.

* Rev. Hood created a housing ministry for low and moderate‑income families. He spear‑headed the building and development of the 230 unit Medical Center Courts apartments in 1963. This was one of the first church‑sponsored low‑to‑moderate housing developments in America constructed by a church.

*Dr. Hood also led the way to delivering services to the needs of developmentally‑disabled and mentally ­

retarded adults by founding Cyprian Center in honor his daughter

*He holds the following academic degrees: B.S. from Purdue University; B.A. from North Central College, and a Masters of Divinity from Yale University. Honorary doctorates have been bestowed by Purdue University, North Central College, Olivet College, and the University of Chicago School of Religion.

Website: www.puccdetroit.org

Location : LA Building
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