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Cutler Hall, as viewed from the College Gate

2020 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

Join us in celebration all week long, starting Monday, Jan. 20

Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

MLK Week 2020

Ohio University celebrates the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. throughout the month of January. The 2020 celebration carries a theme 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 2019-20 Dr. Martin Luther King- Jr. -Celebration will officially begin on Monday, January 20th.

Register for the 2020 Charity Basketball Game 

Click here to register

Registration closes November 15th.

Thursday, January 23, 2019

6:00pm-8:00pm

(For more information contact Tamika Williams (williat8@ohio.edu)

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Silent March and Brunch 

Monday, January 20, 2020

10:30am-11:00am

March: Meet in front of Galbreath Memorial Chapel

 

11:00am-1:30pm

Brunch: Baker University Center Ballroom

Contact Winsome (chunnu@ohio.edu) to purchase brunch tickets

Faith Acts 

Tuesday, January 21, 2019

7:00pm

Rabi Saundra Lawson

Galbreath Memorial Chapel

Career & Leadership Development Center: Black Excellence Panel 

Wednesday, January 22, 2019

Panel Discussion: 6:00pm-7:00pm

Networking Hour: 7:00pm-8:00pm

Amanda J. Cunningham Center, Baker University Center 366

2020 Charity Basketball Game 

Thursday, January 23, 2019

6:00pm-8:00pm

Ping Recreation Center Area D

Entry Fee: non-perishable or personal care item

(For more information contact Tamika Williams (williat8@ohio.edu)

MLK Jr. Celebration Arts Cypher 

Friday, January 24, 2019

7:00pm

Baker University Center Theatre

Day of Service 

Saturday, January 25, 2019

9:00am-5:00pm

Athens Campus and surrounding area

Athens County School Supply Drive 

Through Jan. 31

Locations for Donation Box: TBA

2019-20 Dr. Martin Luther King- Jr. -Celebration Committee Members

Chair

  • Tyrone Carr

  • Special Assistant to the Vice President for University Advancement/ Executive Director of The Interlink Alliance

  • carrt@ohio.edu

Co-Chair

  • Tamika Williams

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

    williat8@ohio.edu

Committee Members

  • Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity

  • Caryn Bailey

    Assistant Director of Development, Diversity and Inclusion 

    baileyc1@ohio.edu

  • Winsome Chunnu

    Director of Multicultural Center

    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

    kennedc1@ohio.edu
  • George Mauzy

    Multimedia Content Specialist, University Communications and Marketing

    mauzy@ohio.edu
  • Rev. Evan Young

    Campus Minister, United Campus Ministry

    evan@ucmathens.org
  • Lacey Rogers

    Assistant Director, United Campus Ministry

    lr27036@ohio.edu
  • Nicole Smith

    Assistant Professor of Instruction, College of Business

    smith5@ohio.edu