"From Chaos to Community Live" A Panel and Community Conversation

posted Feb 24, 2011, 5:49 PM by MLK Community Build   [ updated Feb 24, 2011, 6:13 PM ]

Saturday, February 26 at 1:00 PM 

Tompkins Co. Public Library
Borg Warner Community Room

This program will also be webcast live at mlkcommunitybuild.org. 
Web viewers will have the opportunity to ask questions of the panel via email 
and social media.  Details on how to do so will be available the day of the program. 

The Tompkins County Public Library and the MLK Community Build will host “From Chaos to Community: Live,” a panel and community conversation, Saturday, February 26 at 1:00 PM in the Library’s BorgWarner Community Room.

The panel will be moderated by MLK Community Build members Eric Acree, director of Cornell University’s Africana Library and Sarah Glogowski, Reader’s Services librarian for TCPL, and is designed to offer the community an opportunity to discuss the text and themes of the MLK Community Build book Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community? by Martin Luther King, Jr.  It will also offer panelists and audience members the chance to relate the messages of King’s book to recent community challenges and to discuss how the Ithaca community can move forward.

Confirmed panelists are:  City of Ithaca Mayor Carolyn Peterson; newly-appointed Ithaca City School District Superintendent Dr. Luvelle Brown; Officer Christine Barksdale of the Ithaca Police Department; Reverend Rich Rose of the First Baptist Church of Ithaca; Gary Ferguson, director of the Ithaca Downtown Alliance and Dr. Sean Eversley Bradwell, assistant professor in the Center for the Study of Culture, Race and Ethnicity at Ithaca College.

For more information about the panel or panelists, contact Carrie Wheeler-Carmenatty at (607) 272-4557 extension 248 or cwheeler@tcpl.org.