Washington State University

2014 MLK Community Celebration

2014 MLK Events

Monday, January 20

Martin Luther King Jr. National Day of Service, Center for Civic Engagement

Students and community members will participate in National Day of Service. Participants will be recognized at the MLK Community Celebration.  Visit: cce.wsu.edu/ndos/mlk/

Wednesday, January 22

7:00 pm, MLK Community Celebration, featuring Diane Nash, CUB Senior Ballroom

Keynote: From Jail in Jackson to the Distinguished American Award: My Life as an Activist

Diane Nash, 1960s Civil Rights leader, will give the keynote address describing her personal involvement in the Movement and her work with Dr. King.  This event also includes presentations of the MLK Distinguished Service Awards. 

Thursday, January 23

Noon, March on Washington Forum, Center for Civic Engagement, Butch's Den

A panel of students, scholars, and community members will discuss the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington and the value of activism today.

Wednesday, January 29

7:00 pm, Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture, featuring Michael E. Dyson, CUB Senior Ballroom

Keynote: Dr. King in the 21st Century

Dr. Michael E. Dyson, distinguished professor and best-selling author, will speak on connections between Civil Rights history and contemporary social issues.

 

Michael Eric Dyson Simulcast (from Pullman)

Washington State University Spokane

Wednesday, January 29, 2014
7 pm, SAC 245
Free and Open to the Public
For more info about the Spokane simulcast:
Yvonne Montoya Zamora, montoyazamora@wsu.edu
or 509-358-7554

 

Michael Eric Dyson Simulcast (from Pullman)

Washington State University Vancouver

Wednesday, January 29, 2014
7 pm, Dengerink Administration Building, Room 110
Free and Open to the Public
For more info about the Vancouver simulcast:
Bola Majekobaje, majekoba@vancouver.wsu.edu 
or 360-546-9568
 

Michael Eric Dyson Simulcast (from Pullman)

Washington State University Tri-Cities

Wednesday, January 29, 2014
7 pm, East Building Auditorium
Free and Open to the Public
For more info about the Tri-Cities simulcast:
or 509-372-7258

 

Contact the Brelsford WSU Visitor Center for maps, parking info, etc.

 

Brelsford WSU Visitor Center

150 E Spring Street

Pullman, WA 99164-1912

Front Desk: 509-335-INFO

Fax: 509-335-4821

visitor.wsu.edu

 

 

 

More information to come!

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