JUST RECENTLY HELD--UPDATES ON THE EVENT COMING SOON
RACE UNITY DAY June 10, 2017
12 – 4 pm
THE ARC OF JUSTICE: PAST, PRESENT, FUTURE
Sponsored by the Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá’ís of Howard County and Howard Community College.
The event coincides with Columbia’s 50th Birthday Celebration and Race Unity Day.
The concept of Race Unity Day was inaugurated in 1957 by the National Spiritual Assembly
of the Bahá’ís of the United States.
Please join us for a reception at 12:00 pm, with light refreshments in Smith Theater foyer. Program begins at 1:00 pm with a musical performance by singer Lea Gilmore. Panel presentations 1:15 – 2:15 pm, followed by breakout sessions related to panel topics,and concluding with reflections and suggested ways to take action.
Smith Theater, Howard Community College
Moderator: Vytas Reid, WBFF, Fox 45
Mr. Allan Kittleman Howard County Executive
From the Vision of James Rouse to the Future of Howard County
Dr. Leslie King Hammond
Former Graduate Dean and Founding Director Center for Race and Culture
at Maryland Institute College of Art
Defining Race and Culture in Visual Arts
Dr. Freeman Hrabowski
President, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Affordable Education and Opportunities
Dr. Hoda Mahmoudi
Bahá’í Chair for World Peace
University of Maryland College Park
Spiritual Reality of the Oneness of Humankind: The Nonexistence of Biological Race