Campus Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. in January
Date: January 14 - January 16, 2017
The Augustana Diversity and Inclusion office is collaborating on these events honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his legacy.
Schedule of Events
- Saturday, Jan. 14: MLK Challenge, a volunteer service initiative for all students, faculty and staff hosted by Augustana's African Students Union, the Center for Campus Life, Ole Serves and Serving and Learning Together (SALT). Participants completed group challenges based on local community needs while honoring Dr. King's legacy. See the story from KELO-TV.
- Sunday, Jan. 15: Interfaith Celebration and CommUnity Vigil at 6 p.m. at First Baptist Church (1401 S. Covell Ave.) The community will come together and pay tribute to Dr. King's vision of strength, prosperity and unifying for action and conclude with a unity vigil.
- Monday, Jan. 16: "After The Dream" Community Workshop from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship (2329 N. Career Ave., Suite 1). A comprehensive, engaging and action-oriented workshop.
9 a.m. Historical Content on MLK, "Civil Rights Leader to Terrorist List"
10 a.m. Allyship, "From Actor, Ally to Accomplice"
11 a.m. Action Steps, Find Your Purpose, "A Strategic Dialogue with Community Leaders"
RSVP! Seats are limited for the Community Workshop!
View photos of the 37 participants of our 2nd annual #MLKChallenge16 with more than 1,800 hours of service!
Read the 2015 experiences (shared through social media) with the MLK Challenge, pledging more than 1,500 hours of service.