Western Illinois University to Host Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Week of Service
Western Illinois University will commemorate the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Week of Service Monday, Jan. 17-Saturday, Jan. 22.
Events scheduled as part of this year’s celebration include:
• Wednesday, Jan. 19: 5 p.m. in the Multicultural Center Multipurpose Room –
– “Building the Beloved Community: Argrow’s House of Healing and Hope – Keynote speaker Dr. Kit Ford.
– “Building the Beloved Community Workshop: Leading Between the Lines: Coalition Building in Race, Politics and Poverty – Workshop facilitator the Rev. Dwight Ford.
• Friday, Jan 21: noon-5 p.m., around WIU’s Macomb campus – MLK Scavenger Hunt, presented by the Office of Student Engagement’s (OSE) Volunteer Programs.
• Saturday, Jan. 22: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Sandburg Lounge – Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service – presented by the OSE Volunteer Programs and Habitat for Humanity
For more information, visit wiu.edu/purplepost.