Martin Luther King, Jr. Week


"A Day On, not a Day Off" is how Martin Luther King, Jr. Week is celebrated at Central Michigan University.

Annually, the third week in January kicks off the celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy with a week of activities organized by the Multicultural Academic Student Services.

Most events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. Seating is limited on a first-come, first-served basis.

MLK March

Martin Luther King, Jr. Week Calendar of Events

Monday, January 20, 2020
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. CommUNITY Peace Brunch
Finch Field House
9:30am (doors open at 8:45am)

Monday, January 20, 2020
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service
12-2pm
RSVP on Engage
Hosted by the Mary Ellen Brandell Volunteer Center

Monday, January 20, 2020
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. CommUNITY Peace March and Vigil
Starts at the Bovee UC, ends downtown Mt. Pleasant (transportation provided back)
3-4:30pm
Hot Chocolate and Donuts for all returning marchers

Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Night of Reflection
Anspach 161
7pm
Hosted by The Motions

Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Keynote Speaker: Dr. Shakti Butler
Plachta Auditorium
7pm (doors open at 6:30pm)
Co-sponsored by Program Board

Thursday, January 23, 2020
Tunnel of Oppression
Bovee University Center
4-8pm
Sponsored by A Mile in Our Shoes (A.M.O.S)
Supported by Enrollment Management and Student Services (ESS)

Friday, January 24, 2020
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Charity Basketball Game
Student Activity Center
6pm
Donations will be accepted