Social Justice and Nonviolence, The Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
“Social Justice and Non-Violence, The Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.” will be a lunchtime event held in the Bay Café on Monday, January 21st 2019 from 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM at the Escanaba campus of Bay College.
Our speakers include Zen Priest, Tesshin Paul Lehmberg, who will discuss Non-Violence from a Zen priest’s point of view; Kristy Phillips, a neshnabe enrolled in the Citizen Band of the Potawatomi Nation and a Lumbee descendent, who will be talking about MLK and the Native American Civil Rights Movement; Dr. Amy Reddinger, who will be discussing how Dr. King’s legacy has impacted the LGBTQIA community; and Joseph Mold, Executive Director of Online Learning at Bay College, who will be discussing his experience with resistance through civil disobedience and non-violence.
We will provide a light lunch; this event is free and open to the public. This event is sponsored by the Bay College Diversity Committee.