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Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Center

The History of the Freedom Center – Barbara Lee

Excerpts from  Speech by Freedom Center co-founder, Congresswoman Barbara Lee, August 4, 2017  To our Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Center young people and staff, I just want to say first how proud I am of you, good to be, good to see you. You all are awesome and you have interpreted your experience not…
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Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Center

To Us, You Matter: Civic Engagement Campaign

To Us You Matter:  Civic Engagement Campaign answers hard-hitting questions that relate to and deconstruct inequality, such as “What can we do to get people more civically engaged?” After interviewing hundreds of people in 32 different cities in four different states, the answers we received were very diverse. Having collected the responses of everyone we…
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Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Center

Civic Engagement Pilgrimage ON THE ROAD

We arrived at our sister organization, the Institute for Community Leadership on Friday the 30th of June, and we could not be more excited to embark on our civic engagement pilgrimage together! One of our organization’s key purposes is positive self-change, and an effective way to reach this is living in a collective setting. This…
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Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Center

Olympia, WA League of Women Voters

The Importance of Building Powerful Organizations On July 1st, we met with the League of Women Voters (LWV) of Olympia, WA.  The LWV is a 94 year old league. It was founded six months before the 19th amendment was ratified and granted women the right to vote. The League was designed to aid and motivate…
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