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Join Us for The Northwest Arkansas Martin Luther King Jr. Council Weekend 2024
Bonus Episode5th January 2024 • I am Northwest Arkansas • Randy Wilburn
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"It's an opportunity to cherish the people around you. The only way you can really start to cherish people's humanity is you've got to engage with them. It may make you uncomfortable, and the only way to do that, you have to challenge yourself. And then that brings about true change.” 

 - Chris Seawood

In this episode, we delve into the essential nature of the NWA Martin Luther King Jr. Council and their weekend of celebrations around the birthday of Dr. King here in Northwest Arkansas. Showcasing a range of culturally engaging activities, these events aim to unite the community and honor Dr. King’s message. From community festivals, to scholarship ceremonies and thought-provoking discussions - especially with the 1619 Projects Nikole Hannah-Jones, these activities offer an exciting way to explore Dr. King's empowerment and shared humanity ethos.

What you will learn in this episode:

  • Explore NWA MLK Council celebrations in Northwest Arkansas and discover the local impact of honoring Dr. King's legacy.
  • Understand the profound legacy of Dr. King and how it continues to shape our communities today.
  • Uncover the array of events and activities available for MLK Day here in Northwest Arkansas, offering something for everyone in the community.
  • Support the younger generation by learning about initiatives inspired by Dr. King's values and teachings.

All this and more on this episode of the I am Northwest Arkansas podcast.

Important Links and Mentions on the Show*

NWAMLK Council Website

NWAMLK Council Weekend Recommitment Weekend Events Schedule

Bonus Episode on NWA MLK State of NWA Census

Episode 202 NWA MLK Council

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