All MLK events are free and open to the public unless otherwise indicated.
2017 MLK Celebration – Prelude Team Summary
|Friday, September 23, 4:00 pm||MLK Tree Blessing
Honoring 2016 MLK Award recipient, Prof. Charles Schaefer
|Monday, October 3, Friday, November 18||Service Project: Hygiene kits
To be distributed among charities of the Valparaiso area.
|Collection locations: Harre Union, CC Library Services & Law School|
|Wednesday, January, 11 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm||Young Aspiring Artists Artwork Exhibition
Reception and Award Ceremony
|Thursday, January, 12 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm||Law School Lecture
“Killing King’s Dream: Examining the Ties Between
|Benson Classroom, in Wesemann Hall|
|Friday, January 13, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm||Community Conversations
Readings: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr: speeches
|Multiple locations in the city of Valparaiso|
|Saturday, January, 14 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm||Film Screening
’13TH’, the Journey from Shackles to Prison Bars.
|Neils Science Center, Classroom 234|
|Sunday, January 15, 10:00 am
Light refreshments prior to service
Presiding: The Rev. Dr. Charlene M. Rachuy-Cox.
|The Chapel of the Resurrection|
|Monday, January 16, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm||Talk to a Lawyer
Local Attorneys will provide counsel to the public free of charge
|Monday, January 16, 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm||The MARTIN Bell: A Commemoration to MLK in Form, Sound, & Action
Sculpture by Bill Jeter.Mr. Jeter will be at the Brauer Museum to give a Gallery Talk on Wednesday, January 25th at 7:00 pm.Mr. Jeter is an artist from Minneapolis, MN. The Brauer will be featuring his sculpture and a video of how and why he made it.The work will also continue to be on display until April 2, 2017.
|The Brauer Museum of Art|
|Thursday, January 19, 5:30 pm||Mock Trial
“Dress Code or Islamophobia”
|Stride Courtroom, in Wesemann Hall|