Latin's theme for 马丁·路德·金. Day of Commemoration 2022 was "Nourishing Our Sense of Belonging: Embracing Our Identities as Individuals and as a Community.“周三, 1月19日, 这三个部门的学生都进行了深思熟虑的对话, meaningful reflection and impactful experiential learning.
After beginning their day with Eboo Patel, 学生 participated in a variety of workshops: one that centered on what it means to "belong" at Latin, in which all 学生 participated, and two other workshops of their choosing. 例如, 学生 in the Lindy Hop/Swing workshop learned that swing was the first public 社会 event to be racially integrated and got to try some moves; 学生 in "Data Analysis and the Economics of Educational Inequities" explored the correlation between educational opportunities and other variables by analyzing statistics; and 学生 in "Exploring Gender: First and Next Steps" reflected on their own ideas about gender and what contributes to people's ideas about gender, 同时探索历史和文化上人们表达方式的例子, 体现, and lived with their own genders.
在下午, 中学 学生 participated in a variety of teacher-led workshops that celebrated the day. Sessions such as "If You Went to a Protest" or "Censorship & 《新太阳城网址》强调了争取平等和正义的斗争仍在继续, while other sessions highlighted the arts, 比如在《新太阳城》中探索音乐与诗歌之间的联系, 诗歌, and Prose" and learning about a warrior dance that originated in Mali called "Sofa: Warriors Stay Strong; Stay United.“在一天结束的时候, 学生 had a chance to reflect on their experiences with the advisory and talk about the ways they feel a sense of belonging at Latin.
The 较低的学校 MLK Day of Commemoration was filled with experiential learning throughout the day. Students and faculty kicked off the day with a community assembly on Zoom which highlighted messages of peace, 非暴力, 并采取行动. 当地艺术家英迪拉·弗雷塔斯·约翰逊(Indira Freitas 约翰逊)以“改变一件事”的理念启发了新太阳城," fourth grade student speakers shared their small actions that contribute to an inclusive community, 和一个LS 社区的幻灯片 展示了许多方式，身份，多样性和归属感的培养. 在白天, 学生 engaged in grade level workshops, 大声地读, team-building activities, 并参与了一个特别的艺术项目，由新太阳城的客座艺术家设计和推动, Ms. 约翰逊.