Commemorating MLK, Jr. Day 2017
Monday, January 16
Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Day of Service Project
Upper Tarble, 10AM-12PM
Dismantling Systemic Oppression Workshop
Kohlberg Hall, Scheuer Room, 2PM-4PM
Pre-registration requested: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tuesday, January 17
BCC Porch, 7PM
This vigil will bring the Swarthmore community together in remembrance of those who have suffered (and are suffering) injustice in our present systems.
Thursday, January 19
BOYCOTT (Movie screening)
LPAC Cinema, 7PM
Boycott is a 2001 American television film directed by Clark Johnson, and starring Jeffrey Wright as Martin Luther King Jr. The film, based on the book Daybreak of Freedom by Stewart Burns, tells the story of the 1955-1956 Montgomery Bus Boycott.
Discussion with filmmaker Clark Johnson to follow the screening.
Friday, January 20
Collection and Reception with Keynote Speaker Clark Johnson
Friends Meeting House, 12:30PM-1:30PM
Join together with faculty, staff, and students for a campus-wide community collection including a time for reflection with Keynote Speaker Clark Johnson and a special performance from the Swarthmore College Gospel Choir. Reception immediately following in the Whittier Room.
Black Cultural Center (BCC), Office of Religious and Spiritual Life, Women's Resource Center, Office of the President, Student Budget Committee