April 4, 2018, marked 50 years since Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s departure. The Martin Luther King, Jr. Jubilee Summit was held to draw on the collective experiences of more than a dozen national and local organizations and individuals to answer Dr. King, Jr.’s question: Where do we go from here?
The Beloved Community Initiative hosted the virtual summit from March 23 to April 5, 2018, with support from the Jubilee National Collaborative, Free the Dream, and The Heroes and Dreams Academy.
The summit consisted of the following webinars.
Does Martin Luther King, Jr. have a living legacy, and if so, where is economic justice?
GPS for Total Success
by Dr. Owen Cardwell (Founding Pastor, New Canaan International Church, Richmond) and “Empowering People in Communities” by Dr. Ryan Hulbert (Founder, EPIC – Empowering People in Communities). Webinar held on March 26, 2018.
Dr. Margaret Ford Fisher (President, Houston Online Community College). Webinar held on March 27, 2018.
Resilience For Youth
Income Inequality in the U.S.
Dr. Robin C. Sickles (Professor, Rice University). Webinar held on March 28, 2018.
Pathway to Binary Economics and Inclusive Capitalism
Beloved Community/Beloved Economy
Equity, Justice, and Advancing the Human Condition: The Urgency of Our Time
Dr. Sylvester Johnson (Professor and Director of the Center for the Humanities, Virginia Tech). Webinar held on April 2, 2018.
Economic and Social Justice for All in the Age of the Robot
The 2018 Beloved Community Initiative Essay Contest – Thanks to the Youth of Virginia
The Cornerstone Project: A New Workforce Learning Environment and Shared Investment Model
Dr. James Jones (Professor, Virginia Tech). Webinar held on April 5, 2018.