Event Honoring Martin Luther KingMonday, January 16, from 2:00pm through 3:30pm, at Snoqualmie United Methodist Church.
This gathering will honor Dr. King by understanding how small acts of courage and service can take us forward during this difficult time.
Speakers include Sinan and Rebekah Demirel, advocates for the homeless and writers for Crosscut Magazine; Washington poet laureate Tod Marshall; and Valley Center Stage founder Gary Schwartz. Music provided by local artists. Refreshments afterwards.
Make Your Voice Heard: An MLK Day Youth Advocacy Workshop
Sunday, January 15, 2017, from 1pm - 5pm. Seattle University Student Center, Room 160. 1100 E James Way, Seattle, WA.
The American Muslim Empowerment Network (AMEN) -- a new initiative of the Muslim Association of Puget Sound - MAPS, and Kids4Peace Seattle invite youth in 6th-12th grade to join us for a workshop using media to tell positive personal stories about American Muslims!
Are you concerned about the dramatic increase in Islamophobia and anti-Muslim hate crimes in the US? Do you want to send a message that bigotry and discrimination have no place in our communities? Do you want to learn how to use your voice and your personal story to make positive change? Do you want to become an empowered youth?!
Then register for this FREE workshop to learn how you can use the power of your voice/pen, speak out publicly against Islamophobia, racism and hate in our communities, and potentially change the hearts and minds of millions!