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Saturday, January 13, 2018 - MLK Day of Service
The annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service is about coming together to honor Dr. King’s life and legacy further his dream for peace working together to strengthen our communities. MLK Day of Service honors Dr. King’s legacy through service. The event empowers individuals, strengthens communities, build bridges, breaks down barriers, addresses social problems, and moves us closer to Dr. King’s vision of strong, beloved communities.
Projects at various times | Start in MU Horizon Room
Sponsored by Student Leadership & Involvement - Center for Civic Engagement, meals provided by the Global Community Kitchen
Monday, January 15, 2018 - A Beloved Community: Recognition and Resilience Celebration
The Annual Corvallis King Legacy Advisory Board Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration is a gathering for the entire Corvallis community will be a time to celebrate and honor the effort and commitment of our local groups to the legacy of Dr. King’s Beloved Community. While there have been many events and decisions that have given us much to grieve this past year, there have been even more instances of local communities resisting and coming together to protect and advance fairness and justice. Come celebrate these groups and our community with us.
6 pm – 8 pm | Majestic Theatre, 115 SW 2nd St.
Sponsored by the City of Corvallis King Legacy Advisory Board
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - Implicit Bias
Learn about the hidden power of cognitive and structural biases in our daily lives and explore ways to reduce bias.
10 am – 12 pm | Memorial Union 211
Sponsored by the OSU Search Advocate Program
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - Untold Stories of Brother Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. – The Alpha Man
This discussion will provide an opportunity for audience members to learn more about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr contributions to his beloved fraternity, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated.
1 pm – 2:15 pm | Student Experience Center 354
Sponsored by Diversity & Cultural Engagement, Center for Fraternity & Sorority Life, and the College of Education.
Thursday, January 18, 2018 – Speaking Justice Workshop – Small Victories: Black + Joy + Beauty with Janae Johnson
Centered on "joy" as an organism that exists in every breath, this workshop is designed to reinforce a narrative of self-love and reclaim the hardest parts of ourselves. Janae will lead participants in a series of scaffolding and writing exercises meant to rejuvenate, affirm, celebrate, and prioritize joy as act of resistance. Go to http://uhds.link/joyworkshop to register.
2 pm – 4 pm | Lonnie B. Harris Black Cultural Center
Sponsored by University Housing and Dining Services & the Lonnie B. Harris Black Cultural Center
Thursday, January 18, 2018 - Speaking Justice
A night of spoken word by the Oregon State community and featured spoken word artist Janae Johnson.
7 pm – 9 pm | MU Lounge
Sponsored by University Housing and Dining Services, Residence Hall Association & the Lonnie B. Harris Black Cultural Center
Friday, January 19, 2018 – MLK Celebration Closing Event
A time for participants to reflect on the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr., personal thoughts and experiences during events throughout the Martin Luther King, Jr., celebration. Refreshments will be provided.
11 am – 1 pm | SEC Student Involvement Lounge
Sponsored by the OSU MLK Celebration Planning Committee