Community Read Panel Discussion

Event Date: 
Monday, January 25, 2021 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Please join in on the 2021 Community Read by reading Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community? (1967) by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 

FREE books are available at the following locations: 

             JMRL Central (out of books)  New Dominion Bookshop (out of books)
JMRL Northside Yancey Community Center
JMRL Crozet Jefferson School Room 123
JMRL Gordon UVA Multicultural Student Center (currently closed)

Members of the UVA community may request a physical copy of the book from the UVA Library. Unlimited copies of the e-book are also available for those with UVA Netbadge access. 

Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community? is available for purchase from the UVA Bookstore.


There will be a virtual panel discussion via Zoom on Monday, January 25 at 6 PM. 

Registration is required for this event.

Featured Panelists:

Laila Barnes - Student, Albemarle High School

Brenda Brown-Grooms - Co-Pastor and Bible Teacher, New Beginnings Christian Community Church; Performance Artist and Writer

Kevin K. Gaines, Ph.D. - Julian Bond Professor of Civil Rights and Social Justice, Corcoran Department of History and the Carter G. Woodson Institute for African American and African Studies, UVA

Sandra Jones - Reverend, Williams Chapel AME Zion Church, Big Stone Gap, VA; UVA-Wise MLK Jr. Community Celebration Coordinator

Nikuyah Walker - Mayor, City of Charlottesville


Charles Lewis and Maxicelia Robinson - Hosts, "In My Humble Opinion," 101JAMZ

Co-sponsored by the Division for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; the UVA Wise Office of Compliance; and New Dominion Bookshop