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19th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute

Monday, January 18, 2021 5 Shevat 5781

7:00 PM - 9:00 PMZoom TBD

What Martin Luther King, Jr. Can Teach Us About Race and Equity in the Suburbs

A panel discussion featuring representatives of local grassroots organizations working for racial justice

Racial Justice for Black Lives (RJ4BL)
Acton-Boxborough Students for Equity & Justice (ABSEJ)
Educators Committed to Anti-Racism, Equity, and Social Justice (ECARES)
This program is co-hosted by Na'aseh, the social justice arm of Congregation Beth Elohim, RJ4BL and ABSEJ.  The program is moderated by AB School Committee member, Evelyn Abayaah-Issah and features music by the ABRHS Madrigals
Register below to receive the ZOOM link and password.  You will receive the ZOOM link and password by email, separately, or you will find it included in the confirmation email you receive after you register.  
This event, as always, is free of charge.  You have the opportunity, on the registration form, to include a donation.  Donations are very much appreciated and are used to underwrite next year's MLK Jr. Day event. 
If you ordered meals,  we will provide pick-up instructions prior to the evening of the event.   The deadline to order meals has now passed.
Here is the program agenda.  CLICK to view the full program, including moderator bio, panelist names and bios, description of the organizations represented on the panel, our musical performers, and the list of our sponsors.  
Welcome and Introductions Sal Lopes
Clergy Remarks Rev. Cindy Landrum & Rabbi Mike Rothbaum
Musical Performance AB Madrigals
Panel Discussion:  
          Moderator: Evelyn Abayaah-Issah
          Panelists:  ABSEJ Neha Seravanan and Kuburah Issah
                              ECARES Lindsay Rosenman and Jacky Gottesman
                              RJ4 BL Lovingsky Jasmin and Diane Randolph-Jones
Break-out Conversations  
Musical Performance Trisha and Thara
Closing Remarks Sarah Coletti
For any questions or issues with ZOOM link/ password, email


Please provide your contact information.   Prior to the event, you will receive an email with the ZOOM link and password at the email address you provide.
Donations are very much appreciated and the funds are used to underwrite next year's MLK Jr. tribute event.
If you ordered a meal or made a donation, when you hit SUBMIT, you will be taken to a payment screen. Thank you.
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