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

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 2019 - Jan 19-23, 2019 - Week of Service and Civic Engagement

Events are free and open to the public with RSVP required for Breakfast and Food4Kids:

Register for the MLK Breakfast

Sign-up for Food4Kids and other volunteer opportunities:

Date Description Location

Saturday, January 19, 2019

“I am King’s Dream”: A Walk through the Civil Rights Movement



Ideal for children preschool-8th grade

Marshall-Lyon County Library

201 C Street

Monday, January 21, 2019

MLK Breakfast

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Gwendolyn Middlebrooks



Performance by: Twin Cities Gospel Choir

Upper CC Center


Followed by Courageous Conversations 9:30am-10:30am

Upper CC Center



Food4Kids Food packing 10:30am-12:00pm 

Registration required to attend

Agape Fellowship

301 N. High St.


Twin Cities Community Gospel Choir Concert at 6:30pm

Fine Arts Theatre

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Viewing of The Great Debaters 6:30pm-8:30pm


Followed by round table discussion

Lower Conference Center

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

“No Racism Aloud” open mic 7:00pm-8:30pm

Contact Andrea Cayo to sign up

Whipple Gallery

A special thank you to our sponsors:

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion, SMSU Center for Civic and Community Engagement, Access Opportunity Success, SMSU English Program, SMSU Theatre Program, Black Student Union, African Student Association, My Sister’s Keeper, Marshall-Lyon County Public Library, Marshall Public Schools, HyVee, Marshall Area Story Tellers (MAST), and Food4Kids.

Contact the SMSU Office of Diversity and Inclusion

(507) 537-7304 or email

Last Modified: 1/11/19 2:05 PM