Please join together for Brookline’s annual celebration of the life and values of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at 3 pm Monday, January 16, 2017, at Coolidge Corner Theatre. The theme for this year’s event will be “Confronting Bias in Brookline.”
Rick Pinderhughes, Director of Programs at Vision, Inc., a non-profit training and consulting organization specializing in diversity and inclusion, will be the keynote speaker. Dr. Pinderhughes will describe what implicit bias is and how it affects all of us, in our daily lives and in our institutions.
A panel discussion about what steps can and are being taken to confront bias in Brookline will follow. The panelists will be Rahsann Hall, Director of the Racial Justice Program for the Massachusetts ACLU; Daniel O’Leary, Chief of the Brookline Police Department; and Andrew Bott, Superintendent of Public Schools of Brookline.
The program will also feature poetry and the inspirational words of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
This event is free but to guarantee a seat you must reserve a ticket beforehand at brooklineMLK.eventbrite.com
- Reserved tickets are available online until 11 pm Sunday, January 15. On the day of the event, Monday, January 16, any remaining tickets will be available only at the Coolidge Corner Theater box office.
- If you are unable to get online please contact Rob Daves at 617-566-7334 or email@example.com for tickets.
- Seating is limited so come early. Doors will open at 2:30 pm.
- Sign language interpretation will be provided. The Coolidge Corner Theater is accessible to persons with disabilities.
- The Coolidge Corner Theatre is located at 290 Harvard Street, just steps from the Coolidge Corner T-stop on the C branch of the Green Line and the Dudley Square #66 bus stop. If you need special assistance or need a ride please contact Rob Daves at 617-566-7334 or firstname.lastname@example.org.