Martin Luther King Program

Office of the Provost

2014 Events

Martin Luther King Jr. National Day of Service

Location: Center for Civic Engagement

Details: Students and community members will participate in National Day of Service. Participants will be recognized at the MLK Community Celebration

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MLK Community Celebration, featuring Diane Nash

Location: CUB Senior Ballroom

Details: 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.

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March on Washington Forum

Location: Center for Civic Engagement, Butch's Den

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

Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture, featuring Michael E. Dyson

Details: 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: Lorraine Wilson, Lorraine.Wilson@tricity.wsu.edu or 509-372-7258