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A Day of Events Honoring the Message of Dr. Martin Luther King
Updated Details, Everyone is Invited
Please invite your friends and family to join our Roeper community as we celebrate the life and work of Martin Luther King, Jr, online on January 18. We view the Martin Luther King, Jr, national holiday as a day to be fully engaged in various ways. This year, Roeper is continuing its annual MLK tradition, virtually, with a wonderful afternoon lineup of Zoom workshops for all ages. Our celebration culminates with our virtual MLK Candlelight Celebration at 6:00pm.
You do not need to pre-register. Just show up and enjoy.
12:00-12:30pm, My Brother Martin, for Stage II & III children (6-8 years old) book read and discussion with students from the Student Diversity Advisory Committee
12:00-12:45pm, Financial Literacy– How to Manage Your Personal Finances with Travis Spencer and Brian Lloyd for juniors and seniors, parents also welcomed
1:00-1:45pm, Inside Job: Our Role in Dismantling Bias with Khary Turner, ages 13 and above, adults and families welcomed
2:00-2:45pm, The Faces of Creativity: A Look at STE(A)M - 6th graders and up with Byron Johnson
3:00-3:45pm, The Danger of the “White Moderate” – Moving from “Not Racist”to intentional Anti-Racism with Sarah Miller and Emily Wine, upper school students and adults
4:00-5:00 PM, “Turning the Corner” Film & Discussion an independent film by David Van Hooser– Stage IV and adults. Recommended that families view together. Filmmaker David Van Hooser will be present at this workshop. Student Diversity Advisory Committee and Carolyn Lett
Our annual MLK Candlelight Celebration will premiere promptly at 6:00pm. Thank you to our dedicated team of Roeper folks who were committed to making this event happen even during this pandemic. Master of ceremonies and Roeper Senior Ayden Diomande takes us on a journey encouraging each of us to look inside to seek answers and ways to be the change we seek in today's world. Hear from Roeper leaders young and seasoned, complemented by Roeper student musical and dance performances, as well as a guest poetry reader.
This one-hour video premieres at 6:00pm on Jan 18. After this premiere showing concludes, the video remains available on Roeper's YouTube channel to restart in its entirety at your convenience.