Ohio University

Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

Ohio University celebrates the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. throughout the month of January. The 2019 celebration carries the theme, "King's Vision: Humanity tied in a Single Garment of Destiny, " and is coordinated by the University's MLK Jr. Celebration Planning Committee.

Mission

To honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., with an inclusive OHIO and Athens community tribute that highlights equality and social justice issues. We honor Dr. King for his work toward racial equality and justice for all people and for his dedication to nonviolence.

Schedule of Events

The 2018-19 Dr. Martin Luther King- Jr. -Celebration will officially begin on Monday, January 21st.

(Schedule of Events TBA) 

 

2019 Student and Faculty Charity Basketball Game

Register Here (Deadline December 7th)

Thursday, January 24, 2019

6:00pm-8:00pm

Ping Recreation Center Area D

 

2018-19 Dr. Martin Luther King- Jr. -Celebration Committee Members

Chair

  • Tyrone Carr

    Special Assistant to the Vice Provost for Diversity and Inclusion

    carrt@ohio.edu

Co-Chair

  • Tamika Williams

    Assistant Director for Diversity and Inclusion for the Career and Leadership Development Center

    williat8@ohio.edu

Committee Members

  • Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity

  • Winsome Chunnu

    Strategic Director for Diversity and Inclusion and Multicultural Programs

    chunnu@ohio.edu
  • Theda Gibbs

    Assistant Professor, Teacher Education

    gibbst1@ohio.edu
  • Amanda Graham

    Executive Assistant, Diversity and Inclusion

    harrisob@ohio.edu
  • Barbara Harrison

    Assistant Director, Off Campus Living

    harrisob@ohio.edu
  • Christopher Kennedy

    Digital Designer, University Communications and Marketing

    kennedyc@ohio.edu
  • George Mauzy

    Communications Specialist III, University Communications and Marketing

    mauzy@ohio.edu
  • Rev. Evan Young

    Campus Minister, United Campus Ministry

    evan@ucmathens.org
  • Lacy Rogers

    Assistant Director, United Campus Ministry

    lr27036@ohio.edu

Sub-Committees

Athens County Annual School Supply Drive

  • Barbara Harrison
  • Theda Gibbs

Martin Luther King Jr. Student and Faculty Charity Basketball Game

  • Tamika Williams

Players Register Here (Deadline December 7th)

Faith Acts Event

  • Evan Young

Black Industry Panel Hosted by The Career and Leadership Development Center

  • Tamika Williams

Creative Arts as Activism: Poetry Cypher

  • George Mauzy

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Poster Contest 

  • Theda Gibbs

Day of Service

  • Barbara Harrison