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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2015

Goshen College students, faculty and community members focused on the life of Martin Luther King Jr. and explored the theme “Be Brave, Show Grace: Advancing Intercultural Action” during the MLK Day celebration events on Jan. 18 and 19. The day included a community breakfast with Ewauare Osayande, anti-oppression coordinator with Mennonite Central Committee U.S., performances by the college's gospel choir Voices-N-Harmony, a convocation with Kanyere Eaton, the pastor of Fellowship Covenant Church, a Bronx-based congregation of the Evangelical Covenant Church, and various workshops. 

El Sistema workshop

On Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, Goshen College hosted an all-day “Music for Social Change” workshop featuring the musical method “El Sistema.” The workshop was organized by Horizon Education Alliance and several partners including Conn-Selmer Inc., Elkhart Community Schools and Goshen College. The featured speaker is Karen Zorn '84, president of Longy School of Music of Bard College. El Sistema is a music education program developed in Venezuela by José Antonio Abreu and is geared toward providing music instruction to students from low-income or under-served communities.