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MLK Jr. Keynote Speaker: Janaya Khan

Janaya Khan speaks on "Demanding Social Transformation, Justice, and Equality for All" as this year's Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Keynote Speaker, on Monday, January 21st, at Goddard Auditorium in Carpenter Hall. An International Ambassador for the #BlackLivesMatter Network, Janaya brings a timely message about the transformational power of protest. Janaya is a leading activist who engages you in a profound discussion about social justice and equality. Admission is free; No tickets are required. Read more about this event at: <https://earlham.edu/news/events/event/?id=67259>. More about Earlham's Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration is online at: <https://earlham.edu/mlk-celebration>.


Race Card Project

As part of the 2109 Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration all members of the Earlham community are invited to participate in the Race Card Project. This project was created by National Public Radio special correspondent Michele Norris as a way to foster dialogue. It aims to hear, experience, and collect the real discussions about race, culture and identity on campus. Students, faculty, staff, and alumni are invited to express their thoughts about race, cultural identity, or an evolving America in six-word essays. You can submit your essay online at <https://goo.gl/forms/KrZg5wwMZXqrOTAp2> between Monday, January 21st, and Friday, February 1st, or complete a postcard at a table in the Runyan Lobby on Thursday, January 31st, from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Postcards and online submissions will be posted in Runyan sometime during the month of February. For more information about Earlham's Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration, visit <https://earlham.edu/mlk-celebration>.


Blood Drive

The Health Club and Center for Career and Community Engagement will sponsor a blood drive on Thursday, January 24th, from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. in the Comstock Room. Health Club members will be in Runyan to sign up donors. You can also schedule a donation time online at <www.donortime.com>. First-time donors, students, faculty and staff are all welcome to schedule a blood donation appointment. Allow about an hour for your appointment. Many appointments still available. Please help Earlham continue to be one of the largest blood donor locations in the Richmond area.


Introduction to Kingian Nonviolence: Principles, Practices and Applications

Earlham will host an Introduction to Kingian Nonviolence: Principles, Practices and Applications — a one-day workshop on Saturday, January 26th, from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., at the Comstock Room in Runyan Center. This workshop is facilitated by certified nonviolence trainers and international practitioners from The Center for Nonviolence & Peace Studies at the University of Rhode Island. It will introduce participants to the principles and practices of conflict reconciliation and methods for nonviolent social change inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. These strategies are applicable for achieving issues of social, economic and environmental justice, and are relevant to current challenges of violence in the U.S. and around the world. Kingian nonviolence provides a framework for improving community & police relations in addressing issues of injustice and inequality. It will also help participants develop possible applications for nonviolent responses to conflict in their personal and professional experiences. This interactive workshop will include multimedia presentations and handouts. Participants will receive a certificate of completion. To register, visit <https://goo.gl/forms/hTM7kL4KSPhSuYkb2>. Limited spots are available.


Spring Rec Sports Registration is Open

Registration for the Spring 2019 Rec Sports season is open. Indoor Soccer is up first, and starts on January 27th. Get a team together and register on <IMLeagues.com/Earlham> today.


Drag Show

Do you want to come out and see your friends in Drag? Then Spectrum has the perfect event for you. On Friday, January 25th, Spectrum is hosting a Drag Show starting at 9 p.m. in Wilkinson Theatre, so come along, bring your friends, and watch some Earlham students rock the stage in drag.


Mindfulness Workshop for Students Begins on Wednesday, January 23rd

Koru Mindfulness is the only evidence-based mindfulness curriculum designed for college-aged adults. In four weeks students learn practical skills that help them manage stress and open their minds. Koru is a four session course that will teach you the skill of mindfulness. It will also help you build the habit of using it in your life on a regular basis. Small group learning is utilized and it is accountability-based. The program balances active teaching with experience sharing. It's been found that participants get a lot more out of Koru if they stick with it from beginning to end, therefore attendance at all four sessions is required. So, double check your calendar before signing up. No prior experience with mindfulness is needed. Copy and paste the following link in your web browser to register: <https://koru.site/FDI1677>.


Earlham Writing Center Opens on January 23rd

The Earlham Writing Center provides one-on-one sessions with experienced peers to read your writing aloud and receive feedback, suggestions and support. The center opens on January 23rd for the semester; hours are Sundays 2 p.m. to 5 p.m, and Sunday-Thursday from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. If you have questions about the Writing Center, email us at <writingcenter@earlham.edu>, or visit our website <www.earlham.edu/writing-center>.


Vegetarian or Vegan?

Calling all vegan, vegetarian, or veg-curious Earlhamites. Did you know about Earlham's new Veggie Club? We will be hosting cooking demonstrations, movie screenings and food excursions this semester. Join our email list for notices and reminders. Email <wconst17@earlham.edu> if interested.


Dance Alloy Choreographers Meeting

Do you want to share your passion for dance with the Earlham community? Choreograph for Dance Alloy. All styles of dance are welcome. Come out to the Choreographers Meeting to get information about choreographing, share your dance idea, and reserve a weekly rehearsal time and space. The Choreographers Meeting is on Monday, January 21st, at 5:45 p.m. in the Hancock Room on the first floor of Runyan Center. If you have any question, please email Minhwa <mchoi14@earlham.edu> or Tino <ttchiga17@earlham.edu>.


Indiana University - School of Social Work - Lunch/MSW Info Session

Social Workers are the #1 providers of mental health care in the U.S. If you are interested in becoming a mental health therapist, non-profit leader or community organizer, consider graduate studies in social work. The Indiana University School of Social Work is the highest ranked MSW program in the state of Indiana, and it is ranked among the top 11% of MSW Programs in the nation. On Thursday, January 31st, from Noon - 1:00 p.m., in the LBC Commons (114-115), please join Stacey Kalima for a free lunch and a presentation to learn more about a rewarding career in social work.


MLK Jr. Keynote Speaker: Janaya Khan

Janaya Khan speaks on "Demanding Social Transformation, Justice, and Equality for All" as this year's Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Keynote Speaker, on Monday, January 21st, at Goddard Auditorium in Carpenter Hall. An International Ambassador for the #BlackLivesMatter Network, Janaya brings a timely message about the transformational power of protest. Janaya is a leading activist who engages you in a profound discussion about social justice and equality. Admission is free; No tickets are required. Read more about this event at: <https://earlham.edu/news/events/event/?id=67259>. More about Earlham's Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration is online at: <https://earlham.edu/mlk-celebration>.


Race Card Project

As part of the 2109 Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration all members of the Earlham community are invited to participate in the Race Card Project. This project was created by National Public Radio special correspondent Michele Norris as a way to foster dialogue. It aims to hear, experience, and collect the real discussions about race, culture and identity on campus. Students, faculty, staff, and alumni are invited to express their thoughts about race, cultural identity, or an evolving America in six-word essays. You can submit your essay online at <https://goo.gl/forms/KrZg5wwMZXqrOTAp2> between Monday, January 21st, and Friday, February 1st, or complete a postcard at a table in the Runyan Lobby on Thursday, January 31st, from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Postcards and online submissions will be posted in Runyan sometime during the month of February. For more information about Earlham's Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration, visit <https://earlham.edu/mlk-celebration>.


Blood Drive

The Health Club and Center for Career and Community Engagement will sponsor a blood drive on Thursday, January 24th, from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. in the Comstock Room. Health Club members will be in Runyan to sign up donors. You can also schedule a donation time online at <www.donortime.com>. First-time donors, students, faculty and staff are all welcome to schedule a blood donation appointment. Allow about an hour for your appointment. Many appointments still available. Please help Earlham continue to be one of the largest blood donor locations in the Richmond area.


Introduction to Kingian Nonviolence: Principles, Practices and Applications

Earlham will host an Introduction to Kingian Nonviolence: Principles, Practices and Applications — a one-day workshop on Saturday, January 26th, from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., at the Comstock Room in Runyan Center. This workshop is facilitated by certified nonviolence trainers and international practitioners from The Center for Nonviolence & Peace Studies at the University of Rhode Island. It will introduce participants to the principles and practices of conflict reconciliation and methods for nonviolent social change inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. These strategies are applicable for achieving issues of social, economic and environmental justice, and are relevant to current challenges of violence in the U.S. and around the world. Kingian nonviolence provides a framework for improving community & police relations in addressing issues of injustice and inequality. It will also help participants develop possible applications for nonviolent responses to conflict in their personal and professional experiences. This interactive workshop will include multimedia presentations and handouts. Participants will receive a certificate of completion. To register, visit <https://goo.gl/forms/hTM7kL4KSPhSuYkb2>. Limited spots are available.


Film Presentation: "The Hate U Give"

Join SAB in watching the critically acclaimed film, "The Hate U Give" (Rated PG-13) on Friday, February 1st, at 8 p.m., at Loose Lecture Hall in the Landrum Bolling Center. Starr Carter is constantly switching between two worlds — the poor, mostly black neighborhood where she lives and the wealthy, mostly white prep school that she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is soon shattered when she witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend at the hands of a police officer. Facing pressure from all sides of the community, Starr must find her voice and decide to stand up for what's right. Content Warning: Violence & Gore, Profanity, Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking, Frightening & Intense Scenes.


Spring Rec Sports Registration is Open

Registration for the Spring 2019 Rec Sports season is open. Indoor Soccer is up first, and starts on January 27th. Get a team together and register on <IMLeagues.com/Earlham> today.


Drag Show

Do you want to come out and see your friends in Drag? Then Spectrum has the perfect event for you. On Friday, January 25th, Spectrum is hosting a Drag Show starting at 9 p.m. in Wilkinson Theatre, so come along, bring your friends, and watch some Earlham students rock the stage in drag.


Mindfulness Workshop for Students Begins on Wednesday, January 23rd

Koru Mindfulness is the only evidence-based mindfulness curriculum designed for college-aged adults. In four weeks students learn practical skills that help them manage stress and open their minds. Koru is a four session course that will teach you the skill of mindfulness. It will also help you build the habit of using it in your life on a regular basis. Small group learning is utilized and it is accountability-based. The program balances active teaching with experience sharing. It's been found that participants get a lot more out of Koru if they stick with it from beginning to end, therefore attendance at all four sessions is required. So, double check your calendar before signing up. No prior experience with mindfulness is needed. Copy and paste the following link in your web browser to register: <https://koru.site/FDI1677>.


Earlham Writing Center Opens on January 23rd

The Earlham Writing Center provides one-on-one sessions with experienced peers to read your writing aloud and receive feedback, suggestions and support. The center opens on January 23rd for the semester; hours are Sundays 2 p.m. to 5 p.m, and Sunday-Thursday from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. If you have questions about the Writing Center, email us at <writingcenter@earlham.edu>, or visit our website <www.earlham.edu/writing-center>.


Vegetarian or Vegan?

Calling all vegan, vegetarian, or veg-curious Earlhamites. Did you know about Earlham's new Veggie Club? We will be hosting cooking demonstrations, movie screenings and food excursions this semester. Join our email list for notices and reminders. Email <wconst17@earlham.edu> if interested.


Dance Alloy Choreographers Meeting

Do you want to share your passion for dance with the Earlham community? Choreograph for Dance Alloy. All styles of dance are welcome. Come out to the Choreographers Meeting to get information about choreographing, share your dance idea, and reserve a weekly rehearsal time and space. The Choreographers Meeting is on Monday, January 21st, at 5:45 p.m. in the Hancock Room on the first floor of Runyan Center. If you have any question, please email Minhwa <mchoi14@earlham.edu> or Tino <ttchiga17@earlham.edu>.


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