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      January 20, 2020

      Monday   5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

      123 Kenilworth Road
      Asheville, North Carolina 28803

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      "Environmental Injustice: Race, Class and Climate Change."

      Join us for the 10th Annual Kenilworth Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. taking place Monday, January 20th at Kenilworth Presbyterian Church. Community potluck from 5:00-6:30pm in Kenilworth Center,4 Chiles Ave. (directly behind church) followed by the program which will begin at 6:30pm in the Church Sanctuary.
      The theme of this year’s event is: "Environmental Injustice: Race, Class and Climate Change.". We are honored to welcome William Barber, III as keynote speaker. William Barber, III is the strategic partnerships associate at The Climate Reality Project (www.climaterealityproject.org). He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law where he earned his juris doctorate. William currently serves as co-chair for the North Carolina Poor People’s Campaign Ecological Devastation committee (www.breachrepairers.org/blog/eco-devastation) and is a member of the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality Secretary's Environmental Justice and Equity Advisory Board. Mr. Barber will lead a discussion on Environmental Racism and the disproportionate impact of environmental hazards on the poor and people of color.
      The evening will be hosted by Marvin Chambers a founding member of A.S.C.O.R.E. (Asheville Student Committee on Racial Equality) and an icon of the Civil Rights Movement in North Carolina. DJ Profe$$ah G. will be spinning great tunes and onsite childcare will be provided. Come out for food, fellowship and learn how The Poor Peoples Campaign is continuing the dream Of Martin Luther King, Jr. and advancing his legacy into our collective future!
      For more information contact Katie Adams 828-273-3747 or mountainstomoveavl@gmail.com

      Cost: Free -

      Categories: Education | Science | Religion & Spirituality

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