Monday, January 18
On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, January 18, 2016, New Trier will host the MLK Seminar Day on Race. The goals for this day are to help New Trier students develop a deeper understanding of their own racial identities and the identities of others, and to better understand how we can all work to counter the impact of systemic racism in our lives. The MLK Seminar Day on Race will be a regular day of student attendance and will feature a keynote speech by
, the author of
The Warmth of Other Suns
, and over 80 workshop sessions presented by New Trier staff, student groups, and experts from the Chicago area. In addition to Isabel Wilkerson, we will also have a special presentation by
, daughter of Malcom X and author of
Growing Up X
. A complete list of workshop offerings can be found in the left column.