Martin Luther King Day, 2013: Living into the Legacy
University Community Gathering
Monday, January 21
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Camp Concert Hall
Reception to follow in Booth Lobby, Modlin Center
Join us as we reflect together as a community on how we can live into Dr. King's legacy of faith, justice, and social change. The hour-long event will feature presentations and performances by students, faculty, and community members, and be followed by a reception in Booth Lobby of the Modlin Center.Altered Class Schedule
The University observes an altered class schedule to enable all community members to attend the commemoration.The revised schedule for that day is as follows:
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Additional MLK Commemoration Events
Massive Resistance Explored: A Bus Trip to the Moton Museum
Sunday, January 27, Departing Transportation Hub at 12:30 pm
Visit the Robert Russa Moton Museum in Farmville, former site of Barbara Johns’ high school. Johns’ protest of inadequate and overcrowded facilities led to the historic Brown v. Board of Education decision. The school was later closed for over five years as Prince Edward County refused to integrate its schools. Transportation will be provided to the museum where a panel of experts will address our group. Register by contacting email@example.com by January 24. Seating is limited.
Living Legacy: What Compels You to Serve?
Part of the Center for Civic Engagement Brown Bag Series
Friday, January 25
Tyler Haynes Commons 305
A panel of University and community leaders lead by Rev. Craig Kocher, University Chaplain, will discuss what compels them to serve and make a difference in their communities. Panelists include Blanca Flores, '13, Dillon Massey'15, and Ingrid DeRoo, Director of Instructional Enrichment at the Peter Paul Development Center, a Richmond Families Initiative community partner.