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The Resistance Center for Peace and Justice: 35th Annual MLK Day Celebration

Event Details

January 21, 2019
1:00 pm-5:30 pm

Various Locations Northampton, MA 01062
United States
Free admission
The Resistance Center For Peace And Justice

The Resistance Center for Peace and Justice celebrates the 35th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with a celebration assembly and a day of community workshops.

A schedule is as follows: 

Celebration Assembly, 1 p.m., Edwards Church of Northampton: Hosted by The Resistance Center for Peace and Justice's Myra Lam, the general assembly will feature a panel discussion with Dr. Ousmane Power-Greene (Clark University), Jacqueline Velez (Neighbor to Neighbor Holyoke), and Tanisha Arena (Arise for Social Justice).

Community Workshops, Various Locations, 2:30-5 p.m.: Free community workshops will be available to all. No pre-registration is required. A full schedule with locations can be found here. Some of the scheduled workshops will include topics such as harm reduction and the opioid crisis; LGBTQIA+ justice; Justice Choir; social justice and feminism; DIY podcasts (hosted by UMass Amherst Assistive Technology Center staffers Kelsey Hall and Josh Peterson); and more. 

All events are free and open to the public.