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MLK Day 2015: 'Going Beyond the Dream: Creating Solutions for Today'

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MLK Day 2015: 'Going Beyond the Dream: Creating Solutions for Today'

Time: January 28, 2015 from 1pm to 2pm
Location: Southern Connecticut State University, Adanti Student Center Ballroom
Street: 500 Crescent St.
City/Town: New Haven
Website or Map: http://calendar.southernct.ed…
Phone: (203) 392-5888
Event Type: lecture, performance
Organized By: SCSU Multicultural Center
Latest Activity: Jan 28, 2015

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Come celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Join us in a day of celebration with Pastor James A. Lane, who will build on the works and insights of Dr. King's nonviolence philosophy and will share solutions to address the troubling issues of today.

Keynote speaker Pastor James A. Lane, Jr., is founder and pastor of The Northend Church of Christ/The Urban Mission, Inc., in Hartford, Conn., where he has been serving the church and community for over 30 years. He is founder of The Buddy Breakfast Program – a Manhood Training Mentoring Program for inner city males -- as well as 2 Way Youth Project, and co-founder of The Men of Color Initiative. Mr. Lane has a B.A. in sacred literature and theology from the School from the Ministry, Rutland, Vt., and an M.A. in community psychology from the University of New Haven, Graduate Center.  He has specialized training in numerous areas of counseling.  He appears as guest lecturer for many schools, churches and colleges across the nation.  Some of Mr. Lane's published works include: "Racism in American Churches, "As Our Topsy – Turvey Work Turns," Theological Response, "Why Do Bad Things Happen To Good People," Death & Dying, presented at the University of New Haven, Graduate Center. Pastor Lane is a certified Kingian Nonviolence educator/trainer working as lead trainer with the Connecticut Center for Nonviolence.

Also, Tiffany Young, a professional monologist, will portray Coretta Scott King in a dramatic monologue about her husband and family and the fight for civil rights.

This event is free and open to the public.

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