Date & Time
Wednesday, Apr. 3, 2024
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Location Virtual Program
Ticketing Free with Advance Registration

Join the African American Program for a free virtual screening of “Move When the Spirit Says Move: The Legacy of Dorothy Freeman Cotton”

Presented as part of the From Slavery to Freedom Film Series, “Move When the Spirit says Move: The Legacy of Dorothy Freeman Cotton” shares the remarkable story of Dorothy Foreman Cotton, a key player in the Civil Rights Movement and the only woman on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s executive staff.

Dr. Margo Hittleman, co-founder and Senior Fellow at the Dorothy Cotton Institute (DCI), will join the broadcast following the screening to discuss the film.


The virtual screening is free with advance registration.

About the Speaker

Dr. Margo Hittleman, Ph.D. is a co-founder and Senior Fellow with the Dorothy Cotton Institute (DCI), and Senior Advisor for DCI’s award-winning documentary, “Move When the Spirit Says Move: The Legacy of Dorothy Foreman Cotton.”

Margo has worked to promote civic engagement and diverse grassroots leadership for nearly 40 years, leading highly interactive community-based and organizational workshops and program on inclusive leadership, equity and inclusion, team- and community-building, and more. She also coaches both formal and emerging leaders who want to become more effective agents for institutional and community change.

Margo was a co-founder and the director (2007-2002) of the Natural Leaders Initiative (NLI) in Central New York State, and has has written several professional development books and publications, including “Winning Decisions: Getting It Right the First Time” (Doubleday, 2002), and “Counting Caring: Attending to the Human in an Age of Public Management” (Cornell Cooperative Extensions, 2007).