Teen Think Tank (6th - 12th Grade): MLK Jr.

#"Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere."

Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy is alive and well as we still gather to march and protest for social justice and equality. MLK was a champion for all people. He stressed the importance of rising above fear and with courage and determination, change was possible. This week we'll celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday and the contributions he made to advancing the Civil Rights Movement.


#READ: Dear Martin by Nic Stone

Dear Martin Book CoverWriting letters to the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., seventeen-year-old college-bound Justyce McAllister struggles to face the reality of race relations today and how they are shaping him.



#LISTEN: The Story of Martin Luther King Jr. by Kid President

This Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, celebrate the promise of change with Kid President.
(Youtube, Jan 19, 2015)


#EXPLORE: MLK Day of Service – “A day on, not a day off."

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#JOIN: WriterLab for Teens

Do you love language? Know what it feels like to breathe life into a character by putting pen to paper? Be empowered through storytelling, all while building writing skills. Explore your imagination through creative, hands-on writing activities and games. (For ages 12 – 17)
Wednesday, January 13, 2021 – 4:45 pm



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