National Day of Racial Healing Events

 Friday, January 15

University of Central Arkansas MLK Prayer Breakfast: “Journey to Healing” with Washington County Judge Joseph Wood – 9:00 AM

Monday, January 18

Pulaski Technical College MLK Day 2021 featuring Dr. Michael Eric Dyson – 6:00 to 8:00 PM

Tuesday, January 19

Press Conference and Public Reveal of NDORH Proclamation – 9:30 to 11:00 AM

National Day of Racial Healing: A Conversation – UCA Service Learning and Volunteerism – 12:00 PM

Clinton School of Public Service’s Center on Community Philanthropy will announce the recipients of the 2021 Advancing Equity Award – 12:00 PM

National Livestreaming Event hosted by Baratunde Thurston and sponsored by W.K. Kellogg Foundation – 2:00 to 3:30 PM

The Collegiate Art of Racial Healing: H.E.A.L.E.D. through Hip Hop – 5:00 to 7:00 PM

Shelter-in-Place Virtual Film Series NDORH 2021 Mini-Festival: “Imaginary Walls: A Documentary About Healing Racism” – 8:00 to 9:00 PM

Wednesday, January 20

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ College of Public Health will host a special Racial Healing Space – 1:00PM-2:00PM

Lifting Their Names ceremony honoring the memory of the 47 unarmed Arkansans who died in police custody between 2015-present – 5:00 to 7:00PM 

Shelter-in-Place Virtual Film Series NDORH 2021 Mini-Festival: APJMM Pulaski County Community Remembrance Project presents World Premiere of Little Rock native Korey Isbell’s film “Villified” about the 1927 lynchings of Lonnie Dixon & John Carter in Little Rock, followed by a panel discussion with descendants – 7:00 to 9:00 PM

Thursday, January 21

APJMM Pulaski County Community Remembrance Project & University of Arkansas-Clinton School of Public Service will co-sponsor virtual community discussion on racial healing and restorative justice –  6:00 tp 7:30PM

Shelter-in-Place Virtual Film Series NDORH 2021 Mini-Festival: “Divided We Fall: Unity Without Tragedy” – 8:00 to 10:00 PM

Friday, January 22

Press Conference on steps of Arkansas State Capitol to (1) announce the 28-day Arkansas Racial Equity Challenge, (2) introduce proposed legislation to establish a statewide Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation Commission, and (3) submit petition to fully exonerate ALL defendants of the Elaine Race Massacre – 9:30 to 11:00 AM

Building an Inclusive Culture Through Storytelling with The Yarn – 6:00 to 6:45 PM

Shelter-in-Place Virtual Film Series NDORH 2021 Mini-Festival: “How to Love Your Enemy: A Restorative Justice Story” – 7:00 to 9:00 PM