Martin Luther King Program

Office of the Provost

#WSUMLK 2017

“Revitalizing the Dream”


Martin Luther King Jr. Interfaith Worship Service

Date: Sunday, January 15, 2017 

Time: 4:00 pm

Location: Community Congregational UCC, 525 NE Campus St., Pullman WA

Details: Join this celebration of the life and teaching of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  This interfaith service will include readings and music, with music by WSU's gospel choir God's Harmony.

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Martin Luther King Jr. Unity March and Service Project

Date: Monday, January 16, 2017 

Time: Bus leaves at 7:30 am from the Vet Med Parking Lot (across from Lighty)

Location: Martin Luther King Family Outreach Center in Spokane

Details: Join fellow Cougs as we take a bus and travel to the Martin Luther King Jr. Family Outreach Center in Spokane and join WSU Spokane Cougs for a Unity March and Service Project.

MLK Day Events Agenda:

  • 9:40am: Meet at SAC Lobby to walk over to the Convention Center

  • 10:00am-10:30am: Unity Rally in the Convention Center (344 W. Spokane Falls Blvd, Spokane).

  • 10:30am-11:00am: March around Downtown Spokane

  • 11:30am-12:00pm: Pre-service lunch for all WSU Pullman and Spokane volunteers. After the march volunteers are encouraged to return to the WSU Spokane campus and meet in the SAC 147 (First Floor) to check-in with volunteer site leaders.

  • 12:40-1:00pm: Travel to service sites

  • 1:00pm-3:30pm: Service Projects (Note: Some projects can end earlier than the time indicated.)

    • East Central Community Center

    • Ronald McDonald House of Charities

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MLK Day of Service

Date: Monday, January 16, 2017

Time: Varies

Location: Varies 

Details: Join in the Martin Luther King Day of Service, and nationwide effort the mark the MLK Holiday by performing acts of community service.  For the Pullman campus, the service projects are coordinated by the Center for Civic Engagement.  Specific service opportunities have included cleaning a park, helping at a food bank, and spending time at a senior center.  For more information, contact the Center for Civic Engagement (CUB L48, 509-335-7708, or click the link below.

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The Status of the Dream: Does Freedom Still Ring?

Date: Thursday, January 19, 2017

Time: 3:00 pm

Location: Butch’s Den 

Free and Open to the Public 

Details: The Center for Civic Engagement is hosting the Status of the Dream Panel: Does Freedom Still Ring?  This event will feature a panel of diversity experts and round table discussions facilitated by CCE's Associate Director, Ben Calabretta. 

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Latah County Human Rights Task Force Breakfast

Date: Saturday, January 21, 2017

Location: Multi-Purpose Room at Moscow Junior High School 1410 E D Street, Moscow, ID 83843

Time: 9:00 am

Tickets are $8.00 and $4.00 for students

Details:  The Latah County Human Rights Task Force hosts an annual MLK Breakfast, showcasing Art and Essay Contest Recipients from Latah County, and Keynote Speaker

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30th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration

Date: Thursday, January 26, 2017

Location: CUB Senior Ballroom

Time: Doors open at 6:00 pm, Program begins at 6:30 pm

Details: Join the 30th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration with featured keynote speaker, Charlene Carruthers.  Enjoy selections from God’s Harmony, share in the recognition of this year’s Distinguished Service Award recipients, Arts for Social Change recipients and new this year, recipients of the Global Hero Project.