Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebrations

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Format: 2018-08-14
Format: 2018-08-14
Panel Discussion: Race, Crime, and the Criminal Justice System - 01/15/2018
This was an event created by The Greater Burlington Multicultural Resource Center to discuss the issues regarding race, and crime within our criminal justice system. The panel of speakers at this event were TJ Donovan, Attorney General, Karen...
Martin Luther King Jr. Remembrance by Louis Gossett Jr. - 01/14/2018
This is an event created by the Greater Burlington Multicultural Resource Center in remembrance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his effect on our country. This event also welcomes guests Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger, Senator Bernie Sanders,...
Anti-Police Brutality, School to Prison Pipeline March - 01/16/2017
Anti-Police Brutality, School to Prison Pipeline March from Burlington High School to Burlington Police Department.
My Brother’s Keeper Youth Panel - 01/16/2017
On January 16, 2017, ECHO, in partnership with the City of Burlington, hosts the 5th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration. This FREE EVENT is part of a nationwide initiative to make MLK Day a "day on, not a day off," in...
Civil Rights Panel - A Vision for Civil Rights in Vermont - 01/16/2017
On January 16, 2017, ECHO, in partnership with the City of Burlington, will host the 5th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration. This FREE EVENT is part of a nationwide initiative to make MLK Day a "day on, not a day off," in...
Greater Burlington Multicultural Center Presents Carol Moseley Braun - 01/15/2017
Burlington celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the First Unitarian Universalist Society with keynote speaker Carol Moseley Braun, the first African American woman to be elected to the United States Senate. About Carol Moseley Braun:  ...
Racial Profiling - A Community Response - 01/18/2016
As part of Burlington's annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Remembrance, The Greater Burlington Multicultural Resource Center hosts a panel discussing Racial Profiling: A Community Response.  Panelists include Stephanie Seguino, T.J. Donovan...
Keynote Speaker Ilyasah Shabazz - 01/17/2016
The Greater Burlington Multicultural Resource Center hosts keynote speaker Ilyasah Shabazz, civil rights activist, author, and third daughter of Malcolm X, delivers the 2016 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day keynote address. Ms. Shabazz is known for...
MLK Celebration - 01/19/2015
The Greater Burlington Multicultural Resource Center hosts poet Donisha Marley Prendergast, granddaughter of Bob and Rita Marley is joined by Jasmine Rand, a University of Vermont graduate and civil rights attorney who represented Trayvon Martin...
Burlington Rally and March - "Black Lives Matter" - 01/19/2015
This rally is being held in celebration of Martin Luther King Day and in remembrance of where we have been to emphasize where we are today (in the context of history) and what we need to do in this moment and the tomorrow's to come to...
Keynote Speaker Nontombi Naomi Tutu - 01/18/2015
The Greater Burlington Multicultural Resource Center hosts keynote speaker Nontombi Naomi Tutu, Daughter of Archbishop Desmond Tutu, and Vivienne Deane Gospel Ensemble, as part of the 2015 Burlington Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Remembrance. The...
Sharon Robinson - 01/19/2014
The Greater Burlington Multicultural Resource Center hosts Sharon Robinson, daughter of sports and civil rights legend Jackie Robinson as keynote for the annual MLK celebration, including a special tribute to Nelson Mandela. Sharon Robinson is the...
Panel - The Disproportionate Number of Minorities Incarcerated in Vermont - 01/21/2013
A panel discussion on “The Disproportionate Number of Minorities Incarcerated in Vermont.” Introduction by Patrick Brown. Moderator/opening comments by Ame Lambert, Director of Diversity and Inclusion, Champlain College.  Panelists...
Tavis Smiley, Keynote Burlington's Martin Luther King Jr. Rememberance Celebration - 01/20/2013
Annual Celebration features keynote speaker Tavis Smiley, nationally acclaimed host of the late-night television talk show Tavis Smiley on PBS and The Tavis Smiley Show and Smiley & West from Public Radio International (PRI). From his celebrated...
Dr. Martin Luther King Celebration Keynote Speaker Wallace 'Famous' Amos - 01/15/2012
Annual Celebration features keynote speaker Wallace 'Famous' Amos.  Amos, an Air Force veteran who worked as a talent agent with the William Morris Agency, would send home-baked chocolate chip cookies to celebrities to entice them to...

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