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Dr. Martin Luther King Day
Monday, January 16, 2017 - 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am – 11:00 Community Service Opportunities at the GMC Farmhouse
11:15 am Meet at Ames Circle
11:30 am – 12:00 pm March down Main Street to St. Raphael Church
12:00 pm – 12:10 Address and Blessing, St. Raphael Church
12:00 pm – 1:00 Community Meal, St. Raphael Church
1:00 pm – 2:00 “Our Friend Martin”, St. Raphael Church
1:00 pm – 2:00 Youth Activities provided by the GMC DREAM Club & Stone Valley Arts, St. Raphael Church
5:15 pm College of St. Joseph’s Keynote Address: Dr. Maria Stephan, Meet in Ames Circle
Dr. Stephan is a senior policy fellow at the United States Institute of Peace and a nonresident fellow at the Atlantic Council. Her work “focuses on the dynamics of civil resistance and their relevance for violent conflict prevention and democratic development.” A Vermont native, her previous assignments include engaging in the Syrian opposition in Turkey and civil-military planning with the U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan.
8:00 pm Dare to Dream open mic night, GMC Coffeehouse
Come read aloud and discuss Dr. Martin Luther King’s speeches, writing, life, and legacy.