Martin Luther King Jr. Service Week

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Service Week: Celebrating His Legacy

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.

MLK Service Week

 Check Out Our Week of Events!    

Tuesday, January 21

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial March In observance of his birthday.

Meeting at Stevenson North

4:00 pm

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

12:00-3:00 PM

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

5:00-7:00 PM

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

6:00-7:00 PM

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