MLK Day event planned at Bay College
ESCANABA — “Social Justice and Non-Violence, The Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.” will be a lunchtime event held in the Bay Cafe on Monday, Jan. 21, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Escanaba campus of Bay College.
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.
A light lunch will be provided.
The event is free and open to the public, sponsored by the Bay College Diversity Committee.
For more information, contact Dr. Amy Reddinger at firstname.lastname@example.org or Joseph Mold at email@example.com.