When: Thu. January 1, 1970 12:00 AM

Two new community discussions are scheduled for January 15 & 20, 2009. Additions to the annual Blount County MLK Week Celebration, these new events aim to bring Dr. King’s thinking to bear on the issues of the day and move us to take action. Please plan now to attend and participate!

Thursday, January 15 (7-8:30pm Maryville College Alumni Gym)
Panel presentation “What would Dr. King say about the issues of the day?”
Historical context (Paula McGhee, Maryville College)
Jobs and dignity at work (June Rostan, AFL-CIO)
Immigration (Elandria Williams, Highlander Research & Education Center)
Impact of war and militarism (Terry Bunde, Maryville College)
Religious diversity (Nour Joudah, Maryville College).
Moderator: Nina Gregg

The Center for Strong Communities at Maryville College is hosting this event in partnership with the Blount County MLK Celebration Committee.


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