Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration
Date: 7:00pm - 8:00pm PDT January 20 PST Location: Agnes Flanagan Chapel
Agnes Flanagan Chapel
Lewis & Clark’s MLK Jr. Week of Service kick-off celebration is on Monday, January 20, 2014 at 7:00 pm in Agnes Flanagan Chapel. Students, staff, and faculty will do readings of Dr. King’s Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech paired with jazz music from Devin Phillips, a jazz musician from New Orleans. Lewis & Clark Omsbud, Valerie White will give closing remarks.
Dr. King’s Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech is the inspiration for this year’s theme: The Audacity of Justice: Civil Rights as Human Rights. This event is the kick-off celebration for a weeklong celebration. Lewis & Clark dedicates an entire week to commemorate the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. We offer featured speaker, programs, and opportunities for service. Click here to see a full list of events.
We hope you commit to the unrelenting struggle of the civil rights movement and join us!