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MLK Day with City Year Philadelphia

Philadelphia celebrates this historic day like no other, engaging more volunteers than any other city in the nation.

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Join us to honor Dr. Martin Luther King’s Legacy 

Philadelphia celebrates this historic Join us to honor Dr. Martin Luther King’s Legacy
Philadelphia celebrates this historic day like no other, engaging more volunteers than any other city in the nation.

Spend your morning honoring Dr. King’s legacy (virtually) alongside 500+ community members, City Year Philadelphia champions, AmeriCorps members, and more. Together we’ll celebrate our students, discuss the dire need for education equity, and take action to keep the mission moving forward.

Monday, January 18, 2021
9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Hosted on Zoom

The morning will include:
• Keynote address by Sharif El-Mekki
• Student performance
• Small group dialogue led by City Year
• Interactive activity
• Optional networking

Sharif El-MekkiMeet Sharif El-Mekki
Founder/Chief Executive Officer of Center for Black Educator Development. Former Principal and Teacher. Founder of The Fellowship: Black Male Educators for Social Justice. Founding Member, Mayor’s Commission on African American Males. Former U.S. Department of Education Principal Ambassador Fellow. U.S. Delegate to the International Summit on Teaching and Learning, and the Conference on Integrating Refugees and Immigrants into Schools. Well-read blogger of Seventh Ward and podcaster on 8 Black Hands.

Learn about the Center for Black Educator Development in the video below:

 

Please note, this event is appropriate for ages 13 and up.
Virtual event link to be sent out prior to the event.

Event Details
  • Event location Virtual
  • Event date Monday, January 18, 2021
  • Event time 9:30 am – 11:00 pm EST
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