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Exploring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s ‘Letter From Birmingham Jail’: Virtual Lunch & Learn Sessions and Panel Discussion, Dec. 8th-10th

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The Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change (The King Center) and the National Center for Civil and Human Rights (NCCHR) are partnering to mark International Human Rights Day with a three-part series on the Dr. King’s Letter from Birmingham Jail. Join us for a 3-Day transformative virtual experience starting Tuesday, December 8th through Thursday, December 10th.

“We must use time creatively, in the knowledge that the time is always ripe to do right.” These words from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Letter from Birmingham Jail remind us to be strategic, creative and intentional in preparing for the work of justice.

Join us Tuesday and Wednesday @ 12 noon for our lunch and learn virtual sessions. These interactive sessions will highlight important and relevant lessons from the Letter and help us to:

  • Examine and frame critical issues
  • Plan for nonviolent social change
  • Understand the condition of humanity
  • Better understand nonviolence

REGISTRATION REQUIRED (see details below)

Join us Thursday, Dec. 10, 6:00PM-7:30PM for a Special Letter from Birmingham Jail Panel Discussion featuring:

o Dr. Susannah Heschel, Dartmouth University Jewish and Biblical Studies

o Dr. Clayborne Carson, Stanford University King Institute

o Dr. Bernice A, King, CEO, The King Center

o Ambassador Andrew Young, Former United Nations Ambassador

Moderators: Fatima Chaudhary, Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Center in Oakland, California and Taos Wynn, Director of Nonviolence365, The King Center


Register now for this virtual experience. 2- Day Virtual Lunch and Learn Interactive Sessions ONLY $30 for both sessions. REGISTRATION FREE FOR ALL STUDENTS. Panel Discussion open to General Public. Registration Desired.


December 10, 2020
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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