Jan. 17, 2019
Northern Arizona University remembers the life and work of Martin Luther King Jr. with its annual day of celebration and service on Monday, Jan. 21. Though the university is officially closed for the holiday, the campus will be busy with a number of activities for Lumberjacks and the local community that honor Martin Luther King Jr.’s vision of equality and unity.
The day begins with the President’s MLK Community Breakfast featuring guest speaker Javon Johnson, UNLV professor and award-winning spoken word artist, followed by a march and community fair. Off-campus volunteer opportunities are available on Monday and throughout the month.
The full schedule of events follows:
President’s MLK Community Breakfast: 9-11 a.m., du Bois Ballroom
Commemorative Poster-Making: 11 a.m.-noon, du Bois Ballroom
Commemorative March: Noon-12:30 p.m., du Bois to Office of Inclusion
Community Fair: 12:30-3 p.m., Office of Inclusion
MLK Day of Service opportunities:
Family Food Center: 9 a.m.-noon, 3805 E. Huntington Drive
Family Food Center: 10 a.m.-noon, 1903 N. 2nd St.
MLK volunteer opportunities throughout the month:
Family Food Center: Saturdays 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 3805 E. Huntington Drive
*Requires advance sign-up or volunteer application through organization website