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University Community Invited to Participate in the Race Card Project
The Race Card Project was created by National Public Radio special correspondent Michele Norris as a way to foster dialogue. Through the project, individuals are invited to construct and submit six-word essays on the subject of race that describes their thoughts, feelings, observations and/or experiences.
Members of the University community can submit their six-word essays at http://theracecardproject.com/make-your-race-card-su. Essays will be incorporated into the program for the 2015 Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration, “Remember. Celebrate. Act.,” which will take place on Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015, at 5:30 p.m. in the Carrier Dome. Norris will be the keynote speaker for the celebration.
Tickets for the dinner, which precedes the program at 4:30 p.m., are now on sale. Tables ($300) and individual tickets ($30) for the general public are available by contacting Ginny Yerdon at Hendricks Chapel at 315-443-5044 or email@example.com.
Student tickets are $15 for students without meal plans and one dinner charge for students with meal plans. Student tickets will also go on sale Dec. 1 and will be available at all residence hall main desks, at dining centers during meal times, at Hendricks Chapel and online at http://www.carrierdome.com (click on student tab) until Jan. 5.
For questions, call Hendricks Chapel at 315-443-5044.
American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation and Communication Access Real-Time will be available at the event. To request dietary or other accommodations, contact Ginny Yerdon at Hendricks Chapel at 315-443-2901 or firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday, Jan. 12.