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
Valparaiso University Arts Students

Harre Union
Thursday, January, 12 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Law School Lecture

“Killing King’s Dream: Examining the Ties Between
Till and Trayvon”
Prof. Angela Onwuachi-Willig, UC-Berkeley

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.
Director: Ava DuVernay
Sponsored by; Valparaiso University Guild

Neils Science Center, Classroom 234
Sunday, January 15, 10:00 am
Light refreshments prior to service
Sunday Service

Presiding: The Rev. Dr. Charlene M. Rachuy-Cox.
Preaching: The Rev. Dr. Joy J. Moore, Assistant Prof. at Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, CA.

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

Wesemann Hall
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
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