Come celebrate the life, legacy, and teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. We will reflect on the importance of diversity, community service, civic reflection, and social equality for all. The events will take place Tuesday, January 21 through Thursday, January 23.
Tuesday, January 21
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial March In observance of his birthday.
Meeting at Stevenson North
Sponsored by the NAACP
Civic Reflection Dialouge: The Lecagy of MLK
HSC: Heritage Room
Sponsered by OSEEL
Wednesday, January 22
Service in Action: NIU Cultural Centers
Come learn about the different diverse organizations at NIU!
Holmes Student Center: Glass Gallery
Sponsored by NIU's Diversity and Equity Centers
Feed'em Soup Communty Dinner: Shouthern Theme
Free, Donations appreciated
Feed'em Soup Community Project
112 S. First Street, DeKalb, IL
Sponsored by NGOLD
Thursday, January 23
Documentary Presentation: "The March on Washington" Celebrating 50 Years: The Past, The Present. Presentation of High School and Middle School Essay and Art Contest Winners.
Open discussion on social inequality and race relations
Center for Black Studies
Sponsored by the Center for Black Studies
Friday, January 24
The Anthropology Museum invites you to the Opening Reception for a New Exhibition Fragments: Haiti Four Years After the Earthquake.
The reception begins at 6 PM with Haitian refreshments and music. Official opening ceremony begins at 7 PM with remarks by the Haitian Consul General, a performance by Haitian artist Kantara Souffrant, and a welcome by exhibit curator Professor Mark Schuller of Anthropology and NGOLD. The exhibition is on display at the museum through May 2014. For more information, please visit the museum website at www.niu.edu/anthro_museum
MLK Dream Wall
Visit the dream wall thorughout residence halls and diversity centers on campus. Write down your dreams for equality, justice & peace. Wall will be displayed in HSC, Glass Gallery during Service Week, January 21-24.
Art and Essay Contest
Deadline: January 10th
High schools and middle schools in DeKalb and Sycamore will participate in a MLK Art Project contest and DeKalb and Sycamore high school students will participate in an essay contest. Both contests will focus on the 1963 March on Washington and/or the fight for freedom and justice. A cash prize will be rewarded to first and second place winners.Know students that are intersted? Contact Dr. Joy Coates at firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.