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Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration

Indiana Tech welcomes Rev. Dr. Jamie Washington, president of ACPA-College Student Educators International and president and co-founder of the Social Justice Training Institute, to help us celebrate the life, legacy and achievements of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Although events are free to attend, we ask that you please register as our seating is limited.

Events

Facilitated Dialogue with Indiana Tech Faculty and Staff

Wednesday, Jan 23 | 12:30 p.m.
Seitz Conference Center, Andorfer Commons
Dr. Washington will lead a discussion focused on creating a culture of inclusion in our classrooms and workspaces. A light dessert will be provided.

Register to attend this event here facultystaffdialogue-drwashington.eventbrite.com

Community Celebration Breakfast

Thursday, Jan 24 | 8:30 a.m.
Multi-Flex Theater, Snyder Academic Center
This breakfast is open to the entire community and will feature Dr. Washington’s keynote address, “Advancing the Dream: A Call to Inclusive Action.”

Register to attend this event here mlkcommunitycelebrationbreakfast.eventbrite.com

A Directed Conversation for Students

Thursday, Jan 24 | 11 a.m.
Seitz Conference Center, Andorfer Commons
Dr. Washington will lead a discussion with Indiana Tech students. Lunch will be provided.

Register to attend this event here studentdirectedconversation-drwashington.eventbrite.com

About Rev. Dr. Jamie Washington

Rev. Dr. Jamie Washington

Rev. Dr. Jamie Washington is the president and founder of the Washington Consulting Group (WCG). WCG was named by the Economist as one of the Top 10 Global Diversity Consultants in the world. He is president and co-founder of the Social Justice Training Institute and president of ACPA, American College Educators International. Dr. Washington has served as an educator, administrator and consultant in higher education for over 34 years.

Jamie is invested in working with organizations to build capacity for greater inclusion and effectiveness. He works with campus leaders, staff, faculty and students to create a culture that values, respects and includes all of its members, while helping organizations and campuses address the historical and residual impacts of exclusion. Leadership, change management and social justice issues are at the core of his work.

Dr. Washington earned a bachelor’s from Slippery Rock State College; a double master’s from Indiana University/Bloomington; a Ph.D. in college student development from the University of Maryland College Park; and a Master of Divinity from Howard University School of Divinity.

He is a member of Omicron Delta Kappa, Golden Key, Alpha Phi Omega, Phi Delta Kappa and a life member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc.

He also serves as the pastor of Unity Fellowship Church of Baltimore and is the grandfather of seven and great-uncle to seven.

His hobbies include cooking, laundry, comedy shows and binge-watching television series. His current favorites are, Power, The Walking Dead, Luke Cage, Empire, Grim, Pose, Grace and Frankie, Murder She Wrote and the Golden Girls.

He lives by the words of his favorite song:
“If I can help somebody as I pass along;
If I can cheer somebody with a word or song;
If I can show somebody that he, she, ze or they are traveling wrong;
Then my living shall not be in vain.”