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CLEARY UNIVERSITY HONORS MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. HOLIDAY WITH “A CRITICAL CONVERSATION ABOUT CIVIL RIGHTS AND MASS INCARCERATION”

Monday

Jan 15, 2018 – 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

315 E Grand River Ave
Howell, MI 48843 Map

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On Monday, January 15, 2018, Cleary University will host its first Martin Luther King, Jr. event focused on creating solutions and addressing social injustice.

A day of programming will begin with a screening of Ava Duvernay's Emmy-winning documentary 13th, at the Historic Howell Theater. Following the film, Cleary University will host an on-campus luncheon and panel to discuss the themes explored in 13th and discuss how mass incarceration impacts communities and explore potential solutions.

Panelists include:
• Mark Fancher, Staff Attorney, Racial Justice Project of the ACLU of Michigan
• Rev. Deon K. Johnson, Rector, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church (Brighton)
• Mary King, Executive Director, Michigan Council on Crime and Delinquency
• Anthony Lewis (Moderator), Director, Business and Community Affairs, Michigan Department of Civil Rights.
• Robin McCardle, returning citizen
• Sheriff Mike Murphy, Livingston County Sheriff

The agenda for Cleary University’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Day event is as follows:

10 a.m.
Screening of 13th at the Historic Howell Theater
315 E Grand River Ave, Howell, MI 48843

Noon
Lunch and panel discussion
Cleary University Johnson Center
3725 Cleary Drive, Howell, MI 48843

For additional information or to register for any component of the program, visit: https://www.cleary.edu/mlk-jr-day-event/.

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