Today, we celebrate a legendary leader who challenged our nation to dream. The ADA Education Fund will celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s life and legacy at our annual “What Would Martin Do?” forum in Washington, D.C.
WHEN: Thursday, January 26, 2012, 3:00 p.m.
WHERE: Howard University
Digital Auditorium, Blackburn Center
This free forum will feature a panel of distinguished speakers addressing the question of how the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., might approach critical policy issues facing the country in the 21st century. Audience participation is encouraged in a Q&A section.
- Ms. Aisha C. Moodie-Mills, Advisor for LGBT Policy and Racial Justice at the Center for American Progress
- Dr. William Spriggs, Assistant Secretary of Policy at the U.S. Department of Labor
- Rev. Lennox Yearwood Jr., President and CEO of the Hip Hop Caucus
- Mr. Steve York, Award Winning Documentary Filmmaker
The winning essay from the “What Would Martin Do?” national essay contest will also be read aloud by this year’s winner, Marc Brenman, of Kensington, Maryland.
Here is a link to last year’s event, featured on C-SPAN: http://www.c-spanvideo.org/program/KingFo
We hope that you can join us for this exciting event honoring Dr. King. Additional information is available on the ADA Education Fund website, and through Facebook and Twitter.
Happy Martin Luther King Day!
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