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Martin Luther King Day

Monday, January 18, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

This remarkable virtual event will bring together people of different faiths and cultural backgrounds for a wonderful morning of community building, education, and camaraderie. As a community, we will learn from Sonja Robinson, the first Chair of the Environmental and Climate Justice Committee (ECJ) with NAACP San Diego and NAACP North San Diego County. Sonja has an internet talk radio show, S.U.N (Sustainable Urban Network) addressing environmental justice. The featured speaker will be John Brooks is from Oakland, California and is a retired Special Agent with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Office of Law Enforcement. He also worked as a Wildlife Refuge Manager, Wildlife Inspector, Computer Forensic Specialist, and Augmented United States Air Marshall. John now works is in the conservation field, as a climate advocate with the San Diego based organization, Climate Con.

This esteemed panel will weave together the importance of the intersection between Martin Luther King’s mission of justice and the impact of environmental and climate justice on a local and city-wide scale today.

This event is made possible by the following partners: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (San Diego), Congregation Beth Israel, Episcopal Diocese of San Diego, First Unitarian Universalist Church, First United Methodist Church, Islamic Center of San Diego, Temple Emanu El, and Tifereth Israel.

There is no charge for the event, but registration is required. Click here for the registration link.

For questions, please contact the Social Action Committee at socialaction@teesd.org.


Monday, January 18, 2021
10:00 am - 11:30 am
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