NEW YORK URBAN LEAGUE HOSTS A SERIES OF EVENTS HONORING
THE LIFE AND LEGACY OF DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.
New York, NY — Monday, January 18th through Saturday, January 23rd —The New York Urban League has created a series of virtual events to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. that includes educational workshops, scholarship opportunities, career exploration and courageous conversation about race. This week of activities is sponsored by Medidata, Door Dash, Partnership for After School Education (PASE), CON-ED and Nordstrom. “We thought it important, at this time of political and social unrest, to develop virtual intergenerational programming, to honor the legacy of Dr. King”. – Arva Rice, President & CEO, New York Urban League
On Thursday, January 21st at 6:30pm, join us for our Courageous Conversations About Race featuring Arva R. Rice, President & CEO, New York Urban League & Wes Moore, Bestselling author, Army combat veteran, social entrepreneur, and CEO, Robin Hood. Arva and Wes will discuss how foundations can respond to the racial awakening that the death of George Floyd and others, and the coronavirus, warrants. Courageous Conversations About Race is a series of curated conversations between CEOs, activists and academics that examine what the events of 2020 tell us about diversity, race and inclusion, and how we can create more diverse workplaces as a result. Leaders speak about how they have managed this moment, the initiatives they have created, and how we can pave the way forward. RSVP TODAY!
Link to Register: https://www.nyul.org/event-info/courageous-conversations