NAU hosts MLK day celebration

NAU joins community for MLK march

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

Boys & Girls Club*

The Literacy Center*

United Way of Northern Arizona*

Habitat for Humanity of Northern Arizona*

City of Flagstaff – Community Stewards Program*

*Requires advance sign-up or volunteer application through organization website

Cheyenne Jarrette