The first of Albion's two events honoring the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr., takes place Monday, January 20, with the annual Day of Dialogue and Service. Keynote speaker Mike Culliver opens the day with a keynote address at 9 a.m. in the downtown Bohm Theatre, 201 S. Superior St.
Albion native Mike Culliver has invested his personal and professional time to improve his community and the lives of its younger citizens. Currently the at-risk coordinator for Harrington Elementary School, Mike also worked at Albion High School and the Calhoun County Juvenile Home. A football and track and field athlete at Albion College, Mike has coached football at Marshall High School and worked with Milton Barnes' Playright basketball organization. The former president of Albion-Homer United Way, Mike is a church leader and involved in many other civic organizations.
Following Culliver's presentation, participants can choose among several workshops on specific inclusion/awareness issues (see list below). Lunch and a service project with then both take place at Albion College. Lunch is free but participants are encouraged to RSVP to Albion College's Office of Intercultural Affairs.
This event is free and open to the public. For more information or to RSVP for lunch, contact Albion College's Office of I(intercultural Affairs at 517/629-0501, or contact associate director Clarence Stirgus at .
Day of Dialogue and Service Workshops
10:15-11:15 a.m., Monday, January 20
Complexities of Latinx Identities
Ludington Classroom # 2
. Elizabeth Barrios, Assistant Professor of Spanish
Registering to Vote and Voting Updates
Jason Moritz, Teaching Certification Officer
Bob Dunklin, President of Albion NAACP Branch
Jasmine Maddox, Albion College senior Education Major
But That Doesn't Affect Me!
Ludington Classroom #1
Jess Roberts, Professor of English Studies
Sterling Books and Brew
Trisha Frazen, Professor of Women's and Gender Studies
Appropriation vs. Appreciation of Different Cultures
Dominic Quinney, Assistant Professor of Ethnic Studies 1
The Truth Behind Domestic Violence
Ellen Lassiter-Collier, Chief Executive of S.A.F.E Place
Volunteerism & Community Engagement
Albion District Library
Marquetta Frost, 4-H STEAM Corp. & AmeriCorp Member
Kathy Fischer, 4-H Program Coordinator Calhoun County Children & Youth Institute MSU Extension