April 4th marks the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s, groundbreaking speech entitled “Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence.”  Take part in this online learning call featuring three dynamic presenters talking about using our creative gifts to inspire and engage on April 4th and every day:


  • Aljosie Aldrich Harding’s passion is spiritual eldering. As King and Breaking Silence Campaign Coordinator for the National Council of Elders, she continues the work of "building up a new world" that she shared with her co-worker and beloved late husband, Vincent Harding.
  • Charon Hribar has been working with the Poverty Initiative of The Kairos Center for Religions, Rights, and Social Justice since its founding in 2004. She currently serves as the Director of Cultural Strategies and Poor People's Campaign Revivals Coordinator.
  • Daniel Hanchett, Technical Director/Production Manager of Progress Theatre, is a native of Houston, TX. He currently works as the Performing Arts Coordinator for South Dallas Cultural Center where he also teaches “Acting for Teens” and “Creative Dramatics for Youth” as part of the Summer Arts Program.

Moderated by Arlene Goldbard, USDAC Chief Policy Wonk.