MLK Days of Service & Learning

Join us January 15-19, 2015 to engage the legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Events throughout the week focus on issues of justice, racial-equality, labor-rights, pacifism, Christian faith and activism, community-based volunteerism, service and relationship building.

Schedule of events

Thursday, Jan. 15
8 p.m. Movie “To Kill a Mockingbird” (Common Grounds Coffeehouse)

Friday, Jan. 16
10-10:30 a.m. Reading Circles of MLK, Jr. Sermons and Speeches (Lehman Auditorium, Library, Campus Center, Martin Chapel, University Commons and Common Grounds)
11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Mix-It Up at Lunch (Northlawn Dining Hall)

Saturday, Jan. 17
10-10:30 a.m. Day of Service and Tyrone Sprague’s Barbershop visit (service projects, times and locations to be determined)

Sunday, Jan. 18
11 a.m. Community Church Service with Rev. Dr. Nikitah Okembe-RA Imani African Methodist Episcopal Church with meal at John Wesley United Methodist Church)

Monday, Jan. 19
9:50-10 a.m. Solidarity March
10-10:40 a.m. MLK Day Chapel with Rev. Dr. Nikitah Okembe-RA Imani (Lehman Auditorium)
10:45-11:30 a.m. After Chapel Talk Back about prison industrial complex (Common Grounds Coffeehouse)

Program Partners

This program is a collaborative effort of Multicultural and International Student Services, Black Student Union, Campus Ministries, EMU Gospel Choir, YPCA, EMU Earthkeepers, and the office of the undergraduate academic dean, in relationship with the Harriet Tubman Cultural Center, the Northeast Neighborhood Association (NENA) and the Harrisonburg-Rockingham County NAACP, Branch #7132. Contact the student life division for more information at 540-432-4135.

For more MLK, Jr. events in Harrisonburg:
Harrisonburg Martin Luther King, Jr. Way Coalition
James Madison University