LOUIS GOSSETT, Jr. TO SPEAK AT MLK REMEMBRANCE EVENT:
The Greater Burlington Multicultural Resource Center announced that Academy/Emmy Award Winner Louis Gossett, Jr. will deliver the 2018 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. address during their annual Martin Luther King Remembrance Event. The event will take place Sunday, January 14 at 3:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary of the First Unitarian Universalist Society Meeting House, 152 Pearl Street.
The event is free but ticketed. Tickets are available at the Fletcher Free Library, City Market, and the Peace & Justice Center. We have (26) tickets available in the Church Office. To reserve one, please drop by the office to request a ticket, or email Lucy Samara at [email protected].
MLK DAY PANEL to FOCUS ON CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM: The Greater Burlington Multicultural Resource Center will host a panel discussion on Monday, January 15, at noon at the Fletcher Free Library: “Race, Crime and the Criminal Justice System,” an examination of the disproportionate number of minorities incarcerated in VT. Panelists are: TJ Donovan, Attorney General; Karen Richards, VT Human Rights Commission; Tristram Coffin, former VT US Attorney; Sherwood Smith, UVM; and Henri Sparks, Burlington High School.