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

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