College of Education Self-Care

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Self-care and Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 15, 2024

Dear College of Education Community,

This week we celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day and reaffirm our ongoing commitment to racial and social justice as a form of self-care. As stated by the University of Wisconsin, Madison, Healthy Minds Innovations (HMI) Center, “For many, this holiday is spent as a day of reflection and service, honoring King’s anti-racist, non-violent work in a time of an unprecedented social reckoning and increased violence across the nation.” In recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the HMI Center offers the following resources for self-care as it relates to our work in racial and social justice:

To read more, go to

For a list of other self-care resources related to racial and social justice, please go to our COE self-care website for resources for faculty, staff, students, and the community at

May the transformative meaning of Martin Luther King Jr. Day reaffirm our everyday work promoting racial and social justice.