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National Day of Racial Healing in Arkansas: a week-long series of events

January 18 @ 6:00 pm - January 22 @ 9:00 pm CST

Wherever you live, we invite you to join in a week-long series of events: NATIONAL DAY OF RACIAL HEALING IN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS

 

Questions? CLICK HERE to access our group page on the CTTT website. Scroll down to complete the contact form.

Schedule of Events:

  • Day ZERO (Monday, Jan. 18th)
    1. 6PM — University of Arkansas–Pulaski Technical College will host MLK DAY 2021 featuring Dr. Michael Eric Dyson.  Registration link is: https://uaptc.edu/mlk
  • Day ONE (Tuesday, Jan 19th)
    1. 9:30AM — Press Conference and public reveal of gubernatorial and mayoral proclamations will be at the Arkansas Municipal League headquarters
    2. 10:00AM — virtual public debut of mayoral recital of state proclamation ending with governor
    3. 12PM–University of Arkansas–Clinton School of Public Service’s Center on Community Philanthropy will announce the recipients of the 2021 Advancing Equity Award.  Registration link is: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2021-advancing-equity-award-virtual-ceremony-tickets-131648194293
    4. 2PM-3:30PM–National Livestreaming Event hosted by Baratunde Thurston and sponsored by W.K. Kellogg Foundation.  Registration link is: https://healourcommunities.org/day-of-racial-healing/
    5. 5PM-7PM — Collegiate Art of Racial Healing program #HowWeHeal (Zoom link TBA)
    6. 8PM-9:30PM — Shelter-in-Place Virtual Film Series NDORH 2021 Mini-Festival: Coming To The Table National Film + Panel Discussion Series: “Imaginary Walls: A Documentary About Healing Racism” (Ovee link TBA)
  • Day TWO (Wednesday, Jan 20th)
    1. 12PM-2PM — University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ College of Public Health will host a special Racial Healing Space (Zoom link TBA)
    2. 5PM-7PM — Lifting Their Names ceremony honoring the memory of the 47 unarmed Arkansas who died in police custody between 2015-present. (Zoom link TBA)
    3. 7PM-9PM — Shelter-in-Place Virtual Film Series NDORH 2021 Mini-Festival: APJMM Pulaski County Community Remembrance Project presents World Premiere of Little Rock native Korey Isbell’s film “Villified” about the 1927 lynchings of Lonnie Dixon & John Carter in Little Rock, followed by a panel discussion with descendants (OVEE link TBA)
  • Day THREE (Thursday, Jan 21st)
    1. 6PM — APJMM Pulaski County Community Remembrance Project’s Local Coming To The Table chapter & University of Arkansas–Clinton School of Public Service will co-sponsor virtual community discussion on racial healing and restorative justice (Zoom link TBA)
    2. 8PM-10PM — Shelter-in-Place Virtual Film Series NDORH 2021 Mini-Festival: With Malice Towards None Initiative Film: “Divided We Fall: Unity Without Tragedy”
  • Day FOUR (Friday, Jan. 22nd)
    1. 9:30AM – Press Conference on steps of Arkansas State Capitol to announce the 28-day Arkansas Racial Equity Challenge & introduction of legislation to establish a statewide Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation Commission
    2. 6PM — The Yarn will sponsor a NDORH Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation virtual storytelling workshop
    3. 7PM-9PM — Shelter-in-Place Virtual Film Series NDORH 2021 Mini-Festival: “How to Love Your Enemy: A Restorative Justice Story”

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Start:
January 18 @ 6:00 pm CST
End:
January 22 @ 9:00 pm CST
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