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More MLK Events in January and Beyond*

21 Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Impact on Gay, Japanese-American AIDS Activists; activist Kiyoshi Kuromiya will talk about his personal experiences with Martin Luther King, Jr. and their impact on his life; following the talk, several students leaders will make brief presentations before a Q & A session; 7:30 p.m.; 2nd floor, 3820 Locust Walk, The Veranda (Lesbian Gay Bisexual Center (LGBC)).

 

22 Screening of Eyes on the Prize-Episode 1: "Awakenings" & Episode 2: "Fighting Back"; 8-10 p.m.; Stouffer College House, Lounge Section C; PENNCard required. Screening of Episodes 3-6 will be on January 29 and February 5 (Stouffer College House).

 

25 Workshop on Addressing Religious Intolerance for High Schoolers; clergymen from various religions will provide a brief introduction on their respective faiths. The high school guests will engage in small group discussions; 10 a.m.-noon; room 240B, Law School (Muslim Educational & Cultural Association (MECA)).

 

26 Making Our Workplace Better for Ourselves-Making a Difference for Our Children; Rev. William Gipson, University Chaplain; remarks followed by panel discussion, performances by two student a capella choirs; noon-1:30 p.m.; room 112, Nursing Education Bldg.; (School of Nursing).

 

27 Why We Can't Wait: Our Voices, Our Choices, Our Power to Create Change; discussion group on women's roles in creating social change and the impact of Dr. King's message on women today; brown bag lunch; noon-1 p.m.; Penn Women's Center (Penn Women's Center).

Racial Legacies & Learning; teleconference on what colleges and communities can do to facilitate racial understanding; 1-3 p.m.; Greenfield Intercultural Center (Greenfield Intercultural Center; African American Resource Center).

 

29 Jazz for King; cabaret with Glenn Bryan's jazz group, Signature, and poetry by Jamarah A. Levertte, Nina Harris, and Tanji Gilliam; 6 p.m.; Du Bois College House (African American Resource Center; Du Bois College House; Penn Women's Center).

Screening of Eyes on the Prize-Episode 3: "Ain't Scared of Your Jails" & Episode 4: "No Easy Walk"; 8-10 p.m.; Stouffer College House, Lounge Section C; PENNCard required (Stouffer College House).

*For a list of Martin Luther King commemorative programs see www.upenn.edu/VPGE/mlk.html.


Almanac, Vol. 45, No. 17, January 19, 1999

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