We Are The Beloved Community Events Page
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Our goal is to create a beloved community and
this will require a qualitative change in our souls
as well as a quantitative change in our lives.

~ Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.




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Thursday, March 19, 2009

7:00 PM- 4th Annual Gerard A. Vanderhaar Symposium: Reason for Hope with Dr. Jane Goodall. See event flyer.
At the University Theater, Christian Brothers University, 650 East Parkway South. $20/person. More info and tickets online.



Sunday, March 29, 2009

6:30 AM- WLOK Talk Show: On the Road to Healing
Bishop William Young & Pastor Diane Young
On AM 1340. Contact: William Young, 508-2539, bishop@memphishealingcenter.com

Morning- Faith Community Sunday Services
Local congregations remember and honor Dr. King in their own ways.



Wednesday, April 1, 2009

All Day- White Privilege Pre-Conference
At the Hilton Memphis, 939 Ridge Lake Boulevard. Sponsored by MidSouth Peace & Justice Center. Get more information, registration cost and form.



Thursday, April 2, 2009

9:00 AM- Community Forum: "Witness From The Past To Move Us Toward The Future," 9 a.m. -12 noon.
Front-line community organizers from the early days of the Civil Rights Movement in Memphis tell their stories to engage today's youth to live into Dr. King's vision of the Beloved Community.
At Hope and Healing center 1115 Union Avenue. Contact Dr. Teresa Cutts at 516-0593.

All Day- White Privilege Conference
At the Hilton Memphis, 939 Ridge Lake Boulevard. Sponsored by MidSouth Peace & Justice Center.
Get more information, registration cost and form.
Get more information, Youth registration cost and form.



Friday, April 3, 2009

All Day- The Obama Phenomenon: Race and Political Discourse in the United States Today, 8:15 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Get the flyer. Go to the website.
6:00 PM Jeremiah Wright's Keynote Address: Some Through the Fire! Some Through the Flood!
At the Rose Theater, University of Memphis. Sponsored by the Hooks Institute. Contact: Ardella Jeffries, 678-3974.

All Day- White Privilege Conference
At the Hilton Memphis, 939 Ridge Lake Boulevard. Sponsored by MidSouth Peace & Justice Center.
Get more information, registration cost and form.
Get more information, Youth registration cost and form.

6:00 PM- Concert Event dedicated to Dr. King and a celebration of Achievements presented by Philander Smith Concert Choir, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Intermission Announcement of winners of Freedom's Sisters Essay Contest
At the National Civil Rights Museum. $10/person. Contact: Barbara Andrews, 521-9699 x223.



Saturday, April 4, 2009

9:00 AM- March See event flyer. See the route.
At 485 Beale. Contact: Ruth Davis, AFSCME, 525-2458.

10:00 AM- Music, Presentations, Founders' Park Dedication, Concert by a Special Musical Guest and more.
At National Civil Rights Museum. Sponsored by the National Civil Rights Museum and Southern Christian Leadership Conference. Contact Barabara Andrews, 521-9699 x233.

12:00 Noon- Martin Luther King, Jr. Service Project which will include the clean-up and graffiti removal in the areas of Phelan, Crump and Lauderdale..
Meet at National Civil Rights Museum to go to clean-up locations. Sponsored by Southern Christian Leadership Conference. Contact: Dwight Montgomery, 948-7915; mslfarmer34@yahoo.com.

MIFA Annual Day of Reflection and Service presented by ServiceMaster

9:30 AM- MIFA's 10th Annual Ceremony Honoring Volunteers and Dr. King
At MIFA, 910 Vance. Contact: MIFA. 529-4514, cnelson@mifa.org

9:00 AM- MIFA Service Project - special Saturday Meals delivery to homebound seniors, 9 a.m. to Noon.
At MIFA, 910 Vance. Only 5 routes left. Volunteers must sign up in advance by calling 529-4514. MIFA. cnelson@mifa.org

9:30 AM- MIFAST, a community fast with congregations fasting for 2 meals and donating the cost of those meals to MIFA programs.
For more information, call 527-0208 ext. 218.

Memphis Bar Association "4-4-For All" Public Service Day See events flyer.

9:00 AM- Free Legal Clinic at the main library from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m.

8:00 AM- Wills for Heroes, a national program which provides essential legal documents free of charge to first responders, such as firefighters, paramedics and police officers. At the main library from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.

1:00 PM- Juvenile Court Clinic, 1:00-4:00 p.m. See more info.
Choose from two presentations: "The Dependency/Neglect Side of Juvenile Court" or "The History of the Juvenile Court, the overall law of juvenile delinquency in laymanís terms."
At the Binghampton United Methodist Church, 258 N. Merton. Sponsored by the Community Legal Center and the National Institute of Law and Equity.

All Day- The Obama Phenomenon: Race and Political Discourse in the United States Today, 10:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Get the flyer. Go to the website.
At the Rose Theater, University of Memphis. Sponsored by the Hooks Institute. Contact: Ardella Jeffries, 678-3974.

All Day- White Privilege Conference, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
At the Hilton Memphis, 939 Ridge Lake Boulevard. Sponsored by MidSouth Peace & Justice Center. Get more information, registration cost and form.

5:00 PM- Candlelight Vigil, 5:00 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.
At National Civil Rights Museum. Contact Kira Duke, 521-9699.

5:30 PM- Wreath Laying Ceremony by Alpha Phi Alpha
At National Civil Rights Museum. Contact Darryl Arbor, 482-0035, djarbor@aol.com.

6:30 PM- Awards Banquet Gala by April 4th Foundation Get more info. View the save-the-date card.
At Cook Convention Center., 255 N. Main St. $100/person. Contact Johnson Saulsberry, 859-3364, jesaulsberry1@aol.com



Sunday, April 5, 2009

6:30 AM- WLOK Talk Show: On the Road to Healing
Bishop William Young & Pastor Diane Young with guest Rev. Gary Gunderson
On AM 1340. Contact: William Young, 508-2539, bishop@memphishealingcenter.com

5:30 PM- Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Symphony. more info
At New Sardis Baptist Church, 7739 E. Holmes Rd. $10/person Contact: LaSimba Gray, 754-3979, lgrayjr@bellsouth.net




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