Two forums planned as part of “Building a Stronger, United Community By Addressing Hate-Motivated Incidents in Schools,” organized by the OC Department of Education and the OC Human Relations Commission. A Tues, Jan. 7, event is for students, their families and the community; a follow-up forum will be held Jan. 22 for teachers and school administrators.
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all-day Martin Luther King Day
Martin Luther King Day
Jan 20 all-day
This national holiday commemorates the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., because of the tremendous impact he had on the United States and the world. Dr. King was a dreamer, a doer, an activist, an intellectual, and a leader, above all. His ideas about equality, justice, compassion, and civility have informed and inspired generations of Americans. MLK
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all-day African American History Month
African American History Month
Feb 1 all-day
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all-day Greensboro Woolworths Counter Si...
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Feb 1 all-day
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all-day World Interfaith Harmony Week (UN)
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Feb 1 all-day
The World Interfaith Harmony Week provides a platform—one week in a year—when all interfaith groups and other groups of goodwill can show the world what a powerful movement they are. More information at: https://worldinterfaithharmonyweek.com/