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Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration

  • Nicolet College Theater 5364 College Drive Rhinelander, WI, 54501 United States (map)

" The Struggle for Tolerance and Understanding in Divided Rural Wisconsin" by Lecia Brooks of the Southern Poverty Law Center, Birmingham, Alabama

Ms. Brooks ieads outreach efforts for the Southern Poverty Law Center giving presentations around the country to promote tolerance and diversity. She is the Director of the Civil Rights Memorial, an interpretive center, in Montgomery, Alabama dedicated to fostering a deeper understanding of the nation's civil rights movement.  Ms. Brooks works closely with "Teaching Tolerance", a magazine produced by the Southern Poverty Law Center to help break down racial, cultural, and social barriers in schools.

This program is presented by Northwoods Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in partnership with Nicolet Area Technical College (Rhinelander), St. Augustine's Episcopal Church (Rhinelander), St. Matthias Episcopal Church (Minocqua), Holy Family Catholic Church (Woodruff), League of Women Voters of the Northwoods, Ascension Lutheran Church (Minocqua), Marywood Spirituality Center (Arbor Vitae), American Association of University Women (Northwoods Branch), Northern WI Center for Working People, and North Central Labor Coalition.

Later Event: January 25
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