2013 Dr. Martin Luther King Week
Lewis & Clark invites you to a week-long celebration commemorating the movement of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This year’s theme is Bending Towards Justice. From random acts of kindness to social activism, the work of Dr. King is practiced in many ways. Find out how others are bending towards justice and moving into action.
The celebration begins Monday, January 21st at 7pm in Council Chamber. We will screen Dr. King’s speech “I Have a Dream” and have a silent march to the Chapel where we will have jazz musician Devin Phillips perform. Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, Tuajuanda Jordan will give the closing remarks to the celebration.
Tuesday, January 22st in Stamm, we will focus on the importance of making a change through service. The focus of Tuesday is rooted on Dr. King’s message, “Everybody can be great, because anybody can serve”. Michael Alexander, President and Chief Executive Officer, Urban League of Portland will provide Lewis & Clark a talk based on the work of Dr. King and service.
Wednesday, January 23rd at 7pm in Stamm Assistant Professor of Rhetoric and Media Studies, Kundai Chirindo will moderate a panel discussion around the topic of a just environment and the implications on our community from the frame of law, education, and ethics. Panelist include:
- Mollie Galloway Ph.D. Lewis & Clark Graduate School of Education Assistant Professor
- Aliza Kaplan J.D., Lewis & Clark Law School Associate Professor
Joel Martinez Ph.D., Lewis & Clark College of Arts & Sciences Associate Professor and CAS Diversity & Inclusion Committee Chair
Thursday, January 24th at 7pm in Stamm, we will have speaker and facilitator Sarah Gonzales lead us through a workshop, People Power: Leadership for Justice. The focus of this evening is to inform, connect with others, and move into action. The focus of this evening is on the student experience and movement towards change. Please RSVP here.
On Monday, January 28that 5:30 pm at the Lewis & Clark Law School’s Legal Research Center building, Professor Sheryll Cashin will deliver the Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture titled Civil Rights for the 21st Century: Lessons from Justice Thur good Marshall’s Race-Transcending Jurisprudence. For more information, please click here.
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