Fifth Annual “What Would Martin Do?” Forum

“What Would Martin Do?”

Dr. King said that, “Voting is the foundation stone for political action.”

This year, the fifth annual “What Would Martin Do?” event will tackle the continued struggle for fair voting rights. We’re honored to be joined by special guests Robert M. Brandon, President and Co-Founder of the Fair Elections Legal Network and Nicole Austin-Hillery, Director and Counsel of The Brennan Center’s Washington, D.C. office.

When: Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 5:00 PM
Where: Calvary Baptist Church
755 8th Street NW
Washington, DC 20001 (map)

This event is free and open to the public. RSVP here and bring a friend!

 

Background

Past “What Would Martin Do?” events have discussed a range of civil rights topics and speakers including Asst. Secretary of Policy at US Dept. of Labor Dr. William Spriggs, President of the Hip Hop Caucus, Rev. Lennox Yearwood, former Senator Harris Wofford, and former MD Lt. Gov. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend.

Watch the Dr. King and Current Public Policy event that was aired live on C-SPAN. And don’t forget to check out the video submissions from last year’s “What Would Martin Do?” project below.

 

Video submissions from the 4th annual “What Would Martin Do?” project!

The ADA Education Fund continued the “What Would Martin Do?” tradition by asking YOU your thoughts on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the labor movement, and the American Dream.

Watch video submissions from “What Would Martin Do?” below!

Timuel Black – What Would Martin Do from ADA & ADA Ed Fund on Vimeo.

Sasha Reuther speaks about Dr King and current collective bargaining struggles from ADA & ADA Ed Fund on Vimeo.

Tim Thomas — What Would Martin Do?

Ornella Kaze — What Would Martin Do?

Chris Schwartz — What Would Martin Do?

William Rice — What Would Martin Do? from ADA & ADA Ed Fund on Vimeo.

Sean Cribben – What Would Martin Do? from ADA & ADA Ed Fund on Vimeo.

Essay submission by Vincent Navarro – What Would Martin Do? from ADA & ADA Ed Fund on Vimeo.

An essay by Bobbie Sue Grant – What Would Martin Do from ADA & ADA Ed Fund on Vimeo.

Don Kusler – What Would Martin Do from ADA & ADA Ed Fund on Vimeo.

Americans Rights at Work and Jobs with Justice – What Would Martin Do?

Ezra Temko – What Would Martin Do from ADA & ADA Ed Fund on Vimeo

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The ADA Education Fund is an independent, charitable entity that focuses on increasing public awareness through education and community organizing that builds capacity for change. The Ed Fund produces periodic policy briefs, hosts progressive speakers on a range of issues, sponsors advocacy and research fellowships, and works to expand civic participation through community organizing around economic and social justice issues.