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Equity, Justice & Engagement: A Virtual King Day of Service & Social Justice Program

“We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.”

Please join us for a virtual program in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and register to complete at-home service projects. While the coronavirus has had an impact on many aspects of our lives, it has not stopped our commitment to honoring the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. All are welcome!

Equity, Justice & Engagement: A Virtual King Day of Service & Social Justice Program

Monday, January 17, 9:30 – 10:30 a.m.

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us06web.zoom.us/j/89033743459?pwd=QXBxTXBPTDh3bWNrWjNTTG1xbkdpQT09

Meeting ID: 890 3374 3459
Passcode: 3WSPh1

  • Welcome and Remarks from Head of School Rich Nourie
  • 2021 Philadelphia Youth Poet Laureate Cydney Brown ’22 Performs Original Piece
  • Remarks from Andrea Emmons, Lower School Director and Clerk of MLK Day of Service & Social Justice Symposium
  • Upper Ensemble Performance of “Lift Every Voice and Sing” led by Justin Solonynka with origin story told by Keisha Hutchins Hirlinger
  • Closing Event: Virtual History Tour with Rebecca Fisher ’13 – Walking in the Light: Social Justice and Complicated Quaker History

At-Home Service Projects

Throughout the weekend, we encourage all to participate in a service project at home. There are a range of incredible projects to choose from. Shortly after signing up, you will be sent project information. Completed projects can be brought to Abington Friends School on Wednesday, January 19, and we will deliver them to the organizations with whom we are partnering. Register today! Please let us know if you have any questions in the the registration form.

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