2017 MLK DAY CELEBRATION SCHEDULE

Theme: Conscious Humanity: What is Justice?

Schedule:

8:00 AM: Registration and Meet and Greet: Harre Union Lobby
8:30 AM: Welcome: Community Room, Christopher Center
for Library and Information Resources

9:30 AM: Conference-style Focus Sessions

What is Justice

(Helge Center Multipurpose Room)

Justice and Society

(Neils Science Center 234)

Justice and Faith

(VUCA University Theatre)

Criminal Justice

(Duesenberg Recital Hall)

Welcome

Fighting for Justice: An American Tradition

Welcome

Engaging the Palestine- Israeli Conflict from Home: BDS & Conscious Consumerism

Welcome

The Church & Criminal Justice: Hearing the Cries

Welcome

A Tale of two Drug Epidemics

Reflection

Poverty as Injustice

Reflection

Creating Laws to Shackle Justice: New Media & NGO’s Proclamations

Reflection

A Christian in India

Reflection

Criminal Justice: A Better Police Force

Reflection

What is Black Justice?

Reflection

Don’t Touch Me: Slam Poetry

Reflection

We Shall Overcome

 Reflection

How just is our Justice System? 

Reflection

Ethnic Cleansing in American Culture

Reflection

Lift Up Your Voice: Student Activism through the Years

Reflection

How Lawyers Balance Justice & Faith

Reflection

“Our Walks Aren’t That Different”

Group Reflection
Group Reflection
Group Reflection
Group Reflection
 Break
Break
Break
Break
Video

Awilda Rodriguez

Video

Trelawny Boynton

Video

Joy Moore

Video

Andrea Lyon

Q&A: All Speakers Joint Panel
Closing Remarks
Q&A: All Speakers Joint Panel
Closing Remarks
Q&A: All Speakers Joint Panel
Closing Remarks
Q&A: All Speakers Joint Panel
Closing Remarks

12:00 PM: Lunch: Program Options:

  • Ballroom ($12 for non Valpo Students, Faculty, and Staff) SOLD OUT
  • Café and Cafeteria: (Paid onsite)

1:30 PM: Break
2:00 PM: Convocation: Dr. Cornel West, Chapel of the Resurrection
4:00 PM: Meet and Greet with Cornel West, Ph.D., Harre Union
4:30 PM: Donor Dinner and Q&A with Cornel West, Ph.D. ($40)
6:30 PM: Poetry Slam in Café, Harre Union

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