Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

  • Details

  • 1/20/20
  • 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.
  • Free
  • All Ages
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  • Community

Event Description

Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with the Coe community. A variety of activities are planned throughout the morning:

8:30 – 9:00 AM        

Musical Performance by Blake Shaw

9:00 – 9:05 AM

Opening Welcome by Dave McInally, Coe College President

9:05 – 9:10 AM

Welcome by Marc’ Bady, Dean of Students and Title IX Coordinator, Coe College

9:10 – 9:30 AM

Student, Faculty & Staff Readings/Testimonies
Readings and thoughts from the campus community

9:45 – 10:30 AM

SESSION 1: Karl Cassel, Managing Partner Top Rank — Dr. King established that there is no better time than the present to do what is right.
SESSION 2: Danette Patton, Visiting Assistant Professor of Communication & Rhetoric, Coe College — Intersectionality and the Civil Rights Movement

10:45 to 11:30 AM

SESSION 1: Keesha Burke-Henderson, Director of Diversity and International Student Success, Mount Mercy University — Martin, the Renaissance and the Radical: A look at speeches and writings beyond the Dream.
SESSION 2: Rodrick Dooley, Chief Equity Officer & Office of Learning and Leadership, Cedar Rapids Community School District — King Rules:  Managing conflict by working for peace