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MT Community Development Specialist Update
We have some exceptional community development learning opportunities that are open to the public in the coming months:
On Thur. Jan. 23 in MSU SUB Ballroom A, members of the MSU Extension Diversity and Inclusion Program Planning Group, along with MSU Diversity and Inclusion Student Commons, and others are proud to sponsor a public lecture to celebrate the life and work of Martin Luther King, Jr. by Georgetown law professor Anthony Cook titled, "King and the Beloved Community: A Critical Approach to Community Development." We will also live stream and record the lecture for those not able to attend in person.
On Tues. Feb. 18, we are working with the City of Bozeman, Institute on Ecosystems and MSU Office of Sustainability to bring you an evening lecture by physicist Dr. Rob Davies of the Utah Climate Center who will present on climate change impacts and solutions. We are planning more events for the afternoon and early evening so stay tuned for more information.
On May 1 & 2, members of MSU Extension Diversity and Inclusion Program Planning Group are working with numerous local and state-wide partners to organize a day-long LGBTQ Youth and Family Summit at MSU. We will be posting more information on our LGBTQ page. Also, check out our new American Indian & Indigenous Peoples Resources web page; we welcome your input on content and hope to offer more resources and programming in the future.
Lastly, this month's new "Article of Interest" is from the Journal of Extension by McKee et al. titled "Creating Inclusive Extension Programs" that stresses, "To respect and value all potential participants in our communities, we must prioritize developing inclusive educational spaces."
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January 9, 2020
Online at 11:00 AM, MST
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Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Week Lecture
"King and the Beloved Community: A Critical Approach to Community Development."
We will also live stream and record the lecture for those not able to attend in person.
Anthony E. Cook | Professor of Law, Georgetown University
This talk will explore the life and times of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., with an emphasis on the critical years between the passage of the Voting Rights Act in 1965 and his assassination in 1968, and the lessons those of us working in the field of community development can learn from this critical period in American history - a time when, like today, the nation grappled with problems of race, class, war, and inequality, with no less than the future of Democracy at stake. at stake.
January 23, 2020 MSU Campus SUB Ballroom A, Bozeman
Deadline: Dec 31, 2020
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Deadline: Jan. 31, 2020
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