MLK Evening of Hope and Resistance

A colored drawing of Martin Luther King

MLK Evening of Hope and Resistance is

Saturday, February 22, 2020
6:00 – 8:00PM
Center for Social Justice Commons, 130 Poulton Hall
Dinner will be provided
Register to perform!

MLK Evening of Hope and Resistance will take place on Saturday, February 22, 2020 from 6:00PM-8:00PM in the Center for Social Justice Commons, 130 Poulton Hall. 

REGISTER TO PERFORM SPOKEN WORD, POETRY OR A MUSICAL PERFORMANCE FOR MLK EVENING OF HOPE AND RESISTANCE

All spoken word, poetry and musical performances must include a theme from Dr. King’s speech, “Where Do We Go From Here?”  Elements included in Dr. King’s speech that you could highlight are:

  • Environmental Injustice
  • Revolution
  • Awakening
  • Unity in the US
  • Power of community
  • Racial Injustice
  • We shall overcome
  • “Rise up”
  • “Long haul” = don’t give up

Email the CSJ Assistant Director for Leadership Development and Racial Justice Initiatives, Whitney Maddox, at whitney.maddox@georgetown.edu with questions.

This event is part of Georgetown University’s “Let Freedom Ring!” Initiative of the Office of the President, which highlights the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

If you need to request an accommodation related to a disability for this event, please fill out CSJ’s accommodation request form.