The legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
On January 11, 2017 at 8 a.m.PST the Charter for Compassion International is presenting a webinar, The legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the power of his philosophy in the world today; how injustice and moral outrage can energize, organize and mobilize communities for service and change. Register here. Hear from:
- Dr. Bernard LaFayette, a longtime civil rights activist and organizer, who played a leading role in organizing the Selma Voting Rights movement, worked with SNCC, SCLC and AFSC.
- Rev. Gerald Durley, former Dean of Clark Atlanta University, who has worked with Interfaith Power and Light, the Sierra Club, Eco-America, and many more organizations. Currently he is working to eradicate fluoride from toothpaste and drinking water, testifying before EPA on the clean power plan, and is assisting with Pope Frances’ upcoming visit to the United States.
- Kathy Kelly, American peace activist, pacifist and author, who is one of the founding members of Voices in the Wilderness, and currently a co-coordinator of Voices for Creative Nonviolence. As part of peace team work in several countries, she has traveled to Iraq twenty-six times. Her recent travel has focused on Afghanistan and Gaza. She has been arrested more than sixty times at home and abroad.