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.​ 

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2018 Martin Luther King, Jr. Calendar of Events

Monday, January 15, 2018
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. CommUnity Peace Brunch
Finch Field House
9 am

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service
Bovee University Center
12 pm
Sponsored by the Mary Ellen Brandell Volunteer Center


Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. CommUnity Peace March & Vigil
Starting at Bovee University Center Rotunda
3 pm

Tuesday, January 16, 2018
A Night of Reflection: Inspired Poems & Spoken Word
Bovee UC Rotunda
7 pm
Cosponsored by CACU and The Motions

Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Keynote Speaker: Dr. Michael Eric Dyson
Plachta Auditorium
7 pm
Cosponsored by Program Board

Thursday, January 18, 2018
"Tunnel of Oppression"
Bovee UC Rotunda
4 pm - 8 pm
Sponsored by A Mile in Our Shoes

Friday, January 19, 2018
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Staff/Student Charity Basketball Game
Student Activities Center (Small Sports Forum)
6 pm
DONATIONS ACCEPTED