92Q and MLK Weekend

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Find out whats going on in Nashville MLK Holiday Weekend!

 

MLK Intergeneration Panel 2022

Wednesday, Jan. 12 5:00pm Click Image for Zoom Link Opening Night Intergenerational Panel moderated by Beverly Watts

Youth Symposium

Saturday, Jan. 15 9:00am – 1:00pm CST Click Image to Register Zoom Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86048944600?pwd=ckJWV0luRk93T3ZOZGM5eFFaSWJtdz09#success

2022 Keynote with Speaker Nikky Finney (virtual), 4:30 p.m.

Monday, Jan. 17, 4:30pm Click Image to Register Poet and author Nikky Finney will be the keynote speaker for Vanderbilt University’s 2021 Martin Luther King Jr. commemorative series. This virtual event will begin with a vigil, followed by the keynote and a moderated discussion. After Finney’s address, Major Jackson, director of creative writing and Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of English, will host a moderated Q&A with the speaker.
Monday, Jan. 17, 10AM – 3PM 
In honor of Yusef Harris owner of Alkebu-Lan Images donate books to the youth this MLK weekend at Jefferson St. Baptist Church.

Youth Book Drive

Monday, Jan. 17, 10AM – 3PM In honor of Yusef Harris owner of Alkebu-Lan Images donate books to the youth this MLK weekend at Jefferson St. Baptist Church.

Convocation

Monday, Jan. 27, 11AM – 12PM Click Image for Zoom Link This year’s keynote speaker is Ilyasah Shabazz is an American author, most notably of a memoir, Growing Up X, community organizer, social activist, motivational speaker, and the third daughter of Malcolm X and Betty Shabazz.

Celebrate MLK Day with NMAAM

January 14-17, 2022 Spend MLK weekend at the National Museum of African American Music! From Jan. 14-17, take advantage of specially-priced $15 Adult tickets and experience NMAAM’s immersive interactive experiences and galleries.

Virtual IMF MLK Labor Human Rights Observance

Friday, Jan. 14 8:30am–11:00am Click Image for Zoom Link Speakers: TBD

The 28th Annual Let Freedom Sing Concert

Sunday, Jan. 16, 7:00pm Click Image for more Info PROGRAM J. Rosamond Johnson | Arr. Roland Carter – Lift Every Voice and Sing James Williams – Fanfare for Life Traditional Spiritual | Arr. Joseph Joubert and Linda Twine – Wade in the Water George Walker – Lyric for Strings Traditional Spiritual – Swing Low, Sweet Chariot Jeffery L. Ames – In Remembrance Bryson Finney | Christopher Blackmon | Orch. Jerry Lackey – We Are Nashville Traditional Spiritual | Arr. Brandon Boyd – Until I Reach My Home Traditional Spiritual | Arr. Roy Ringwald – We Shall Overcome Organizational Excellence Through a Conceptual Lens.” Organizational climate and culture must be owned by top leaders in order to create an environment that seeks to understand that diversity is a low-level building block toward achieving excellence. To maximize the unique contributions of each employee, leaders must embrace new approaches and seek to develop a culture that supports organizational justice. This presentation will introduce different theoretical concepts, such as human caring, equity, equality and expectancy. The goal is to help organizations reimagine their workforce for the 21st century and beyond.

Women’s Panel If it Wasn’t for the Women: Then and Now

Sunday, Jan. 16 4:00pm Click Image for Zoom Link Moderator: Rev. Dr. Judy Cummings Panelists: Phillis Isabella Sheppard, Ph.D. Rev. Jerrolyn Eulinberg, Ph.D. Rev. Amy Elizabeth Steele Ph.D. Rev. Sondrea Tolbert, J.D, M.Div.

2022 MLK Commemorative Lecture sponsored by Vanderbilt School of Medicine and Vanderbilt School of Nursing (virtual)

Date: TBD Noon CT Click Image for Zoom Link Martha A. Dawson, associate professor at the University of Alabama–Birmingham School of Nursing and president of the National Black Nurses Association, will discuss “Beyond Diversity: Achieving Organizational Excellence Through a Conceptual Lens.” Organizational climate and culture must be owned by top leaders in order to create an environment that seeks to understand that diversity is a low-level building block toward achieving excellence. To maximize the unique contributions of each employee, leaders must embrace new approaches and seek to develop a culture that supports organizational justice. This presentation will introduce different theoretical concepts, such as human caring, equity, equality and expectancy. The goal is to help organizations reimagine their workforce for the 21st century and beyond.

MLK Joint Day of Service

Saturday, April 2, 2022 Time:TBD Click Image for more details Volunteers from Belmont, Fisk, Lipscomb, Meharry, Nashville State, Tennessee State University, Trevecca and Vanderbilt, as well as other area colleges and universities will join in honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by volunteering together for the 11th Annual MLK Joint Day of service! More details to come!

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