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23rd Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Human Rights Online Conference

Community Event, Education
Recapturing the Revolutionary Spirit//Dangerous Unselfishness
THURSDAY, January 14th: Poetry of Revolt, 5:30 – 8:30pm
A gathering of diverse poets from across the PNW and beyond, celebrating poetry through a Fanonian lens as a form of resistance, revolt, and healing. Featuring poets Romeo Romero, Rena Priest, Danny Canham, PoetryNMotion & more!
This event will be livestreamed. Event page:
FRIDAY, January 15th: Conference Opening and Keynote Webinar, 6:00 – 8:30pm
Registration link:
Opening Ceremony: 6:00 – 6:30pm
Emcees: Eve Smason-Marcus and Dominic Salas
Land acknowledgement: Harmony Devaney, Whatcom Focused Youth Movement
Welcome: William John, Lummi Elder
Opening remarks: Dr. Kathi Hiyane-Brown, President, Whatcom Community College
Keynote: 6:45 – 8:30pm
Reservoir of Hope: Artists of Revolution with panelists Ed Bereal, Jay Chavez AKA “Sue Nami-Meadows”, Ebony Harris. Facilitated by Shu-Ling Zhao. This multigenerational collective of artists will talk about life, the universe, art, race, the lives/role of artists in a social change ecosystem, and the reservoir of hope we derive from each other that is pivotal in the struggle for liberation.
SATURDAY, January 16th: Workshop Sessions, 9:00am – 4:00pm
Registration required:
human rights;Martin Luther King Jr;social justice;education
Event Info: (360) 389-3898
Ages: 14 and over
Price: Free
Event Website:
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 • Fri 1/15/21 - Sat 1/16/21 at 5:30pm 

Virtual Event
address  Online
 Bellingham, WA  98225