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Conference: The Uplift of All: Gandhi, King, and the Global Struggle for Freedom and Justice

Oct 24 2019

On the weekend of October 11-13, 2019, the King Institute and the Gandhi-King Global Initiative commemorated the 150th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi's birth by hosting a major, international Gandhi-King conference. This conference featured three days of lectures and panel discussions by prominent scholars and activists who discussed the legacies of Gandhi and King in a contemporary global context. Ela Gandhi and Rajmohan Gandhi (grandchildren of Mahatma Gandhi), Martin Luther King III and his family, Anthony Chavez and Juanita Chavez (the grandson of Cesar Chavez and the daughter of Dolores Huerta, respectively), Sister Helen Prejean, and James Lawson were among the honored guests. Nearly 500 participants took part in the panel discussions, workshops, and cultural programs during this three day event. For more information, click here.