MLK DAY TEACH-IN
Four sessions on the theme, "The time is always right to do what is right," will be held Monday, Jan. 17, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the South Ballroom, WMU Bernhard Center. It is free to attend or watch live here. The event is co-sponsored by TRHT (Truth, Racial, Healing, and Transformation) and WMU's Governmental Affairs. Contact the Walker Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnic Relations for information.
- Session 1, 11 a.m. to noon, "It is always the right time to honor those who came before," a memorial to Reverend Min Mochizuki, the WMU campus minister who invited Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to Western and Kalamazoo.
- Session 2, noon to 1 p.m., "It is always the right time to advocate for what is right," a Make Change panel discussion.
- Session 3, 1 to 2 p.m., "It is always the right time to advocate for what is right," a policy discussion featuring local, state and federal elected officials.
- Session 4, 2 to 3 p.m., "It is always the right time to learn from our past while advancing toward our future."