20th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Human Rights Saturday Conference
The 20th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Saturday Conference will be held on Saturday, January 13, 2018.
The theme is:
"50 Years of Freedom or 50 Years of Fear?
Chaos or Community?
Where do we go from here?"
The annual conference features skill-building workshops offered by community members, including K-12 and college students and educators, anti-racist community organizers, and more. Bellingham School District provides continuing education hours for teachers.
In 2017, two administrators from Western Washington University gave keynote speeches. Read the speech by Dr. Sabah Randhawa, president of WWU.
Dr. Karen Dade, Associate Dean for Woodring College of Education, has focused her research on combating racism in schools. She has been involved in over a dozen committees and organizations that focus on diversity and social justice.
To submit a proposal for a 2018 workshop, please fill out this form
by November 1st, 2017 and submit to email@example.com with “Conference proposal” in the subject line.
The schedule of 2017 workshops http://www.whrtf.org/2017-workshops.html
This event is free and open to the public of all ages, and students and educators are encouraged to attend.