Dr. King / Black Lives Matter-theme service

January 15, 2017 

In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday, Ms. Orrin will speak about the connections between Dr. King’s legacy and today’s Black Lives Matter movement.

About our Speaker:

Chevara Orrin has worked in the profit and higher education sectors for more than 15 years and has served as a community advocate for more than 30 years. Her earliest memory of activism was as a three-year-old, sleeping in concrete building tubes across the street from the White House in support of the Bangladesh Liberation War and protesting famine in Pakistan. She is a creative consultant, writer and public speaker whose topics range from Networking & Personal Brand Development to Social Justice to Personal Empowerment. Chevara is also founder and co-creator of #WHITEANDWOKE, an initiative designed to raise awareness among and create action to dismantle institutional racism.

Worship Leader:  Vanessa Birchell  |  Accompanist:  Gary Smart