Throughout the month of January, Edmonds Community College will recognize the life, the work, and the dream of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Starting on Tuesday, Jan. 12, Edmonds CC will host several campus programs that create a space for dialouge around the work of Dr. King.
The following events are sponsored by various campus departments, offices, and CWU Lynnwood:
"Can You Hear Me Now" Book Discussion
Tuesday, Jan. 12, 12-2 p.m. (Brier Lobby/Fireplace)
In preparation for the Brown Bag Lecture with Dr. Michael Eric Dyson, join us for an open discussion on civil rights & identity using excerpts from his book "Can You Hear Me Now"?
MLK Jr. Birthday Party
Wednesday, Jan. 13, 12-2 p.m. (Brier Lobby)
Join us for birthday cake and more as we celebrate Dr. King's birthday a few days early.
MLK Jr. Celebration Featuring Dr. Michael Eric Dyson
Thursday, Jan. 14, 7 p.m. (Black Box Theater)
Dr. Michael Eric Dyson - who is an American Book Award recipient and two-time NAACP Image Award winner - is one of the nation's most influential and renowned public intellectuals. He has been named one of the 150 most powerful African Americans by Ebony magazine. The Philadelphia Weekly contends that Dr. Dyson "is reshaping what it means to be a public intellectual by becoming the most visible black academic of his time." Tickets are sold out for this event.
MLK Jr. National Day of Service
Monday, Jan. 18, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. (Gold Park 6421 200th St. SW, Lynnwood.) Join the Center for Service-Learning for a day of Coast Salish storytelling, invasive species removal, native planting, and other activities as we celebrate with service on MLK Jr. Day.
Light lunch and refreshments provided. Click here to sign up to volunteer.