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 for the Day

 

9:30-9:35am: Attendees log on to Zoom

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

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

  • Presentation (45 minutes)

  • Q &A (15 minutes)

11:00-11:05am: Break

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

  • Art and Community Activism

    • Presented by: Aundrea Stuckey from Youth Art Will Succeed (Y.A.W.S.)

    • How art is used for activism, how art provides access to themes and information not offered by other mediums, and why art is sometimes more effective within activism in articulating a message. The event will be interactive and promote participation engagement. 

    • Zoom 1 Link: https://humboldtstate.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcrcO6gpzMsH9wtbWQim26hxftmqKfzkYb9

  • 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
    • Zoom 2  Link: https://humboldtstate.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYvd-qsqzgtEtSfhxWSQ-r5JpFXobN4SK0m

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
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A Day on Not a Day Off. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Humboldt State University [Image of MLK Jr]