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Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute: Memorializing Legacies

Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute: Memorializing Legacies

Guest speaker Harry E. Johnson, Sr., Esquire, President/CEO of The Memorial Foundation (builder of the MLK Memorial). The primary purpose of the Africana-Asian Collaboratory for Inclusive Excellence is to plan, create, and implement Guest Lecture series within key cultural celebrations officially recognized by the United States, that promotes cultural solidarity within the Africana-Asian communities. Read more

Converging Currents: Intergenerational Dialogues in Organizing

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm

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This webinar brings together two community organizers from the Asian American Movement of the late 1960s to 1990s and two organizers from the 21st century prison abolition movement to engage in a dialogue about community organizing and activism. In addition to asking how these organizers became involved in organizing, how their involvement in activism has changed over time, what is the meaning of solidarity and liberation to these organizers, this webinar investigates fundamentally how organizing has changed over time from the late 1960s to the present? Thus, this webinar seeks to generate dialogue across different generations of activists and from different communities to delve into questions of social justice and political mobilization. Read more

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