TODAY!! "From Chaos to Community Live"

posted Feb 26, 2011, 7:14 AM by MLK Community Build   [ updated Feb 28, 2011, 9:21 AM ]

(2/26/11 - UPDATED 3:00pm)

Thanks to everyone who attended (or watched online) and participated in today's program.  What a success!

Here is a recording of today's panel discussion (duration 1 hr. 38 mins.).  
Please share it with others who were not in attendance!



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

Saturday, February 26 at 1:00 PM 

Tompkins Co. Public Library
Borg Warner Community Room

This program will also be webcast live.  Tune in and be a part of the dialogue!  

You can watch the show on our UStream channel page, or directly on this website. 

You can also view the live show using the UStream app on youriPhone, WindowsPhone7, or Android mobile device.

We'll be taking questions and comments from viewers via the following methods:
  • Twitter (use hashtag #chaosorcommunity)
  • This website (use the participation form, located under the webcast window).

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