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Make Martin Luther King Jr. Day a day of service: Volunteer!

01/15/2010
Join us for a day of service 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Mon., Jan. 18 at Gold Park in Lynnwood. Remove blackberry, ivy, and lamium to prepare the area for an ethnobotanical garden, which will be designed and installed by the college's Learn and Serve Environmental Anthropology Field School in partnership with the City of Lynnwood this winter.

To learn more about cross-cultural communication, sign up for a free workshop, Culturally Responsive Communities, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Fri., Jan. 29 in Triton Union 202.

Service-learning: Gold Park Restoration, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Mon., January 18. Celebrate the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service. Volunteer! Join us as we pull invasive weeds at our local Gold Park, and give back to our community. Remove blackberry, ivy, and lamium to prepare the area for an ethnobotanical garden, which will be designed and installed by the college's Learn and Serve Environmental Anthropology Field School in partnership with the City of Lynnwood this winter.

Gloves and tools will be provided as well as snacks and water. Please bring your own reusable water bottle. Find out more, call Anna Simpson at 425.640.1125 or anna.simpson@edcc.edu.

New Wilderness Project workshop, Maketa Wilborn and Benjie Howard of the New Wilderness Project present an educational program of multimedia performance art, Culturally Responsive Communities: A Creative Approach to Building Authentic Connections Across Difference, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Fri., Jan. 29, Triton Union 202, Edmonds Community College. Free. Open to all. Explore how to create deeper cross-cultural connections within learning communities.

The session begins with a 45-minute multimedia performance of original music, poetry, prose and movement choreographed to images and video. The performance sets the tone for the rest of the session which explores the concept of cultural competence. This session provides a solid foundation for a personal journey toward social justice and equity. Space is limited at this workshop. Sign up early. Call 425.640.1085 or email barbara.pardo@edcc.edu

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