Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Week of service and Civic Engagement

Voices of Unity

Saturday, January 13, 2018
“I am Kings Dream” Celebrating unity through storytelling, arts and crafts

2:00 p.m. -4:00 p.m. Marshall-Lyon County Library, 201 C Street

Monday, January 15, 2018
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Breakfast

7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Upper Conference Center

The keynote speaker will be Civil Rights activist Leslie McLemore of Lake Cormorant, MS and performance by SeVy Gospel Quartet of Minneapolis, MN. The program will be followed by Courageous Conversations at 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. This event is free and open to the public with registration.

Registration https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dr-martin-luther-king-jr-day-breakfast-tickets-41339821519

Leslie McLemore

Click here to read Dr. Leslie-Burl McLemore’s bio

Sevy Gospel Quartethttp://www.sevygospelquartet.com

Food4Kids packing event
10:30 a.m. –Noon Agape Fellowship, 301 H. High Street
Go to MustangsVOLUNTEERS to sign-up or call Cassie Williams at 507-537-7304

Volunteer Reading at Parkside Elementary
SMSU students sign-up to volunteer to read at Parkside Elementary during MLK Week.
Go to MustangVOLUNTEERS to sign-up or Cassie Williams at 507-537-7304

Tuesday, January 16, 2018
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Center for Civic Engagement BA 161
A Visual Tour of MLK’s Legacy and Beyond: A Collection of Visual Projects by SMSU Students, featuring poet Glenn North from Kansas City, MO
Glenn North
http://www.glennnorthpoetry.com

Wednesday, January 17, 2018
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. SMSU Charter Hall 201
“No Racism Aloud!” Storytelling and readings by SMSU and Marshall members

Thursday, January 18, 2018
Courageous Conversations –Marshall Middle School
*This event is for SMSU students and Marshall Middle School students.

Facing Our Truth: 10-Minute Plays on Trayvon, Race and Privilege
Two reading at 6:00pm & 8:00pm SMSU Black Box Theatre

A special thank you to our sponsors:

SMSU Sponsors
African Student Association
Black Student Union
Center for Civic Engagement
English Department
Sociology Club
Southwest Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
Theatre Department

Community Sponsors
3 Way Marketing Group
AJ’s Family Arcade Inc.
Big Buddies Program of United Community Action Partnership
Literacy Volunteers of Southwest Minnesota
Marshall Community Services
Marshall Area Chamber of Commerce
Marshall Area Story Tellers (MAST)
Marshall-Lyon County Library and Friends of the Library
Vinad Vacation

 

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