FRIDAY, NOV 10, 2017
More than 350 local high school students are expected to participate in Our Time, Our Voice, an MLK50 Youth Convening on Nov. 10. Internationally recognized activists Xiuhtezcatl Martinez and DJ Cavem will headline the event. Co-hosted by the National Civil Rights Museum and BRIDGES, the free event will feature workshops, speakers and networking opportunities to develop and amplify youth voice and promote the Youth Voices platform for the museum’s MLK50 Commemoration. Workshops will focus on youth engagement in nonviolence training, conflict resolution, community change, and social justice issues directly affecting youth. Our Time, Our Voice is open to any and all youth in grades 9-12. Registration is required at bit.ly/MLK50youthconvening.
Nov. 10, 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
First Baptist Church, 2835 Broad Ave., Memphis
National Civil Rights Museum, BRIDGES