Event Details

We Shall Overcome: Local Leaders Address Racism, Violence and Poverty in our Communities

Time: 2:00 PM until 4:00 PM
Date: Monday, January 20, 2014
Location: Chapel on the Sermon of the Mount

The AMBS Intercultural Competence and Undoing Racism (ICUR) team and People's History of Elkhart are are co-hosting a panel of presenters to discuss these the affects of these devastating issues on our neighborhoods. People's History of Elkhart will also be presenting two awards to local recipients. Light refreshments and community dialogue will follow. For more information, visit www.ambs.edu/mlkday

Presenters (alphabetically)

  • Apostle Willie Coates, Jr
    Co-organizer, Empowerment Saturdays, South Bend, Ind.
  • Gilberto Perez, Jr
    Associate Professor of Social Work,  Goshen College, Goshen, Ind.
  • Rev. Jennifer Tinsley
    Pastor, St. James AME Church, Elkhart, Ind.


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