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MLK Week 2022

Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Week
January 17 – 21, 2022

"Our goal is to create a beloved community and this will require a qualitative change in our souls as well as a quantitative change in our lives." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

Dr. Martin Luther King  Jr. Week - January 17-21, 2022

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Monday, January 17

Campus Pantry: Food Drive -All Week

Students helping students by donating to the McAuley Market Food Pantry. Let’s pack the pantry with needed items for our students. *See below for requested items. Donations can be dropped off at the Banks Student Life Center, Rooms 112 & 115

8:30AM-4:30PM (Open to the Public)

Tuesday, January 18

MLK Keynote Address: Speaker-Rev. Jennifer "Jo" VonRue

The keynote will serve as a reflection moment in honor of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The keynote will be given by the Rev. Jennifer “Jo” VonRue. VonRue is the 2021 NAACP Community Service Award Recipient (Wilkes-Barre Chapter).

Webinar - Registration Link: https://tinyurl.com/KingWeekMU
9:00AM-10:00AM (Open to the Public)

Wednesday, January 19

King for a Day

Join our roundtable discussion as we address creating social change as it relates to a just, humane, equitable and peaceful world by applying Dr. King’s nonviolent philosophy & methodology.

Zoom link for this event will be available on the portal.
12:30PM-1:30PM (MU Community Only)

Thursday, January 20

Movie Night: King in the Wilderness

An illuminating look at the final years in the life of civil-rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., 50 years after his assassination in Memphis.

Walsh Hall, Lemmond Theater
7:00PM-8:30PM (Open to the Public)

Friday, January 21

Building Community

Come and join us for a highly engaging and interactive session on how to build an inclusive community with special guest Mr. Dan Kimbrough.

Bevevino Library, McGowan Room
1:30PM-2:45PM (MU Students Only)

*Food Pantry Requested Items: Taco Dinner Kits, Jam/Jelly, Oatmeal (single serving), Easy Mac, Pop Tarts, Ravioli (canned), Apple Sauce (single serving), Ketchup, Baking Mixes, Granola Bars, Juice Boxes, Capri Sun, Coffee (Non-K-Cups), Protein Shakes, Mouthwash, Tissues, Dish Detergent, Laundry Detergent.

For more information, contact the Office for Mission Integration & Institutional Diversity at (570) 674-1877.

For more Information:

Contact the Office for Mission Integration & Institutional Diversity at 570-674-1877.