Wesleyan to Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. With a Week of Activities
Nebraska Wesleyan University will celebrate the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. with a variety of events planned for January 18-22.
Events will kick off Monday, January 18 with a youth march and rally. Sponsored by the Malone Community Center, participants can attend a pre-rally at the UNL Student Union which will be followed by a march to the State Capitol at 10 a.m. A special program will follow the march at 10:30 a.m.
Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to take the "40 days of non-violence pledge," which will be held Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Great Hall of the Smith-Curtis Classroom Administration Building.
On Wednesday, January 20, faculty, staff and students are invited to participate in a special service learning project with Goodrich at Dawes Middle School.
On Thursday, January 21, a worship service will be held at the University chapel from 1 to 2 p.m. The chapel is located on the first floor of Old Main. At 7 p.m., a free screening of the 2008 film "The Black List" will be held in Olin A lecture hall.
On Friday, a special invitation-only soul food celebration dinner will be held at 5:30 p.m. in the lower level meeting room, located in the Story Student Center.
For questions regarding Martin Luther King Jr. Week activities, contact Candice Howell at 465.2149.
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