Turn your day off into a day of service and learning! Community College of Philadelphia invites you to recognize Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day by joining us for a Watch and Learn:
A Community That Cares: Living the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Monday, Jan. 18, 2021 | 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
(Moderated discussion begins at 11, with documentary starting at 11:30)
Join via Zoom | Passcode: MLK
We’ll watch a livestream of John Lewis: Good Trouble, the documentary highlighting the life of the late congressman and civil rights leader, and learn how College staff, faculty and students are embodying the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This event is part of the College’s ongoing Enough is Enough teach-in series, presented in conjunction with the Institute for Community Engagement and Civic Leadership and Global Citizen’s Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service.
Looking for other ways to get involved? Check out the following opportunities:
- Become an ally by joining or supporting a social justice organization
- Share how you’re committed to making a change in 2021
- Participate in a virtual Career Exploration Expo
- Remain healthy and encourage others to do so through free COVID-19 testing
- Purchase a book, Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You, by Ibram X. Kendi and Jason Reynolds, for 6thand 7thgraders at the nearby Laura W. Waring School
- Buy from Harriett’s Bookshop, Uncle Bobbie’s Coffee & Books or Hakim's Bookstore and send to the attention of: Principal April Brown, 1801 Green St., Philadelphia, PA 19130
And get social! Post what you’re doing to mark the King Day of Service on social media with the hashtag #CCPServes.
Let’s all do our part to honor Dr. King’s legacy.