Preview: MLK Week Events

There’s no school on Monday in remembrance of Martin Luther King Jr. but there are plenty of events throughout the week to help us remember what King stood for.

Monday (MLK Day) January 18 

“MLK Service Project, Make it a day on, not a day off” Why not spend the day off helping the community with a service project? Sign up in the SLCD office, WUC 119

Tuesday January 19

Golden Globe nominated movie “Selma” will be shown in ITC 211 at 4:30 pm. The movie chronicles the events of the voting rights marches held in 1965, whether you’ve seen the movie yet or not, it’s a great way to look back on history.

Wednesday January 20

Tickets are now on sale for the MLK Commemorative Dinner at the WUC information desk and also at the Office of Disability Services (APSC 405). Dr. Eddie Moore head of America & Moore: Diversity education, research and consulting will be speaking and there will be musical performances by the Portland Interfaith Gospel Choir. Tickets are $3 for students and $5 for non-students.

Thursday January 21

There will be a poverty simulation presented by Dr. Doris Cancel-Tirado held in the WUC Pacific room. Anyone that wants to volunteer for the simulation can follow this link and anyone who wants to participate may click here.

For more details on events for the week click here.