Celebrating Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Day

Melissa Harris-Perry

Celebration and Silent March

Join us as we continue to celebrate the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. Richard Pappas will kick things off with opening remarks, followed by a conversation-style Q&A with keynote speaker Dr. Melissa Harris-Perry. We will also recognize the winners of the annual MLK Day essay contest and will conclude the celebration with a silent march. UPDATE 1/16: The Silent March has been canceled due to weather.

When: January 16, 2024 | 2:00 pm 

Where: Auditorium at the Lettinga Campus and live streamed. The Lansing campus will be having a watch party of the live stream in room 305. 

Service Opportunity 

Stop by the Center for Learning and Engagement (CLE) to make fleece blankets that will be donated to a local nonprofit or to make appreciation cards for teachers and healthcare workers.  

When: January 16, 2024 | 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm 

Where: Center for Learning and Engagement (former library) 

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To learn more about Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., visit Davenport's Library Guide