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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Week

Check out the schedule for MLK Week, below!

Where Do We Go From Here

Check out the schedule for MLK Week, below!

MLK Sunday Service

Sunday, January 16th

4 p.m. | Virtual Please join our faculty, staff, and students as they read and reflect on some of MLK's speeches and sermons. 

MLK Day of Service

Monday, January 17th | Meet at the Rollins Museum of Art 

Join us for a day of service on January 17th as we honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. Below you will find more information on the projects for each site and how to RSVP. Transportation will be provided. Volunteers will receive more information via email closer to the service date. 

Seedlings for Civil Rights – Volunteers will green up Eagle Nest Park and the surrounding trails by planting, mulching, and removing litter and debris. This project will be leaving from Rollins at 8:00am and returning around 12:30pm. To learn more about Seedlings for Civil Rights, visit  https://www.orlando.gov/Events/Seedlings-for-Civil-Rights-2022

Mustard Seed of Central Florida – Volunteers will be working on a variety of projects including mattress recycling, warehouse organizing, and sorting to help their Seed Boutique and community shop. Volunteers should expect to be able to lift 10 – 40 pounds. This project will be from leaving from Rollins at 12:30pm and returning around 4:30pm.

To learning more about Mustard Seed of Central Florida, visit https://mustardseedfla.org/

Spots are limited, sign-up here!

Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Vigil

Monday, January 17th

6 p.m. | Virtual The Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Week begins with celebrating the life and impact of Dr. King, Jr. The MLK vigil, this year, highlights the theme "Where Do We Go From Here." This year our keynote speaker will be Frederick Joseph, authour of The Black FriendWriting from the perspective of a friend, Frederick Joseph offers candid reflections on his own experiences with racism and conversations with prominent artists and activists about theirs—creating an essential read for white people who are committed anti-racists and those newly come to the cause of racial justice.

Guest Speaker: Sophie Williams

Tuesday, January 18th

1 p.m. |  Virtual Hear more from Sophie Williams, author of Millennial Black & Anti-Racist Ally, Ted Speaker, Founder of @OfficialMillennialBlack, and Racial Equity Consultant. In her day job, she is the Manager of Production Planning at Netflix.

Yoga with Dee

Wednesday, January 19th

5 p.m. |  Virtual Join "Dee" for yoga virtually! Attendees will enjoy 90's music while moving. 

Movie Night and Conversation: Selma

Thursday, January 20th

6:30 p.m. | Virtual Join the Center for Inclusion & Campus Involvement for community and conversation. Click here to learn more about Selma.