Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Civic Engagement

“A Day On, Not A Day Off”

A Morning of Civic Engagement and Community Organizing Workshops

Monday, January 18th, 2021

9:30am-12:30pm

Schedule & Recordings for the Day

 

9:35-10:00am: Land/Labor Acknowledgement & Welcome Message 

9:50-11:00am: Keynote Speaker - LaTosha Brown

11:05am-12:00pm: Break Out Sessions (2 workshops offered)

  • Art and Community Activism

  • The Salvation of Democracy: Civic Engagement of the Dispossessed

    • Presented by: Ron White from Humboldt Area Foundation & Chair of a National Organizing Network
    • Movements are often spearheaded by those most oppressed in society but results in the expansion of the democratic promise for all. This presentation will explore how marginalized communities have organized and breathed life into campaigns that have expanded our franchise of participation. We will use this conversation to explore what this means for local politics
    • Recording: https://youtu.be/Ql7rEdeXG2I

12:00-12:30pm: Reflection & Closing 

A morning of workshops focused on Community Organizing and Civic Engagement. Featuring Keynote LaTosha Brown Co-Founder of Black Voters Matter. MONDAY, JAN 18th | 9:30am-12:30pm REGISTER AT: OSL.HUMBOLDT.EDU/MLK-DAY
MONDAY, JAN 18th | 9:30am-12:30pm
A Day on Not a Day Off. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Humboldt State University [Image of MLK Jr]