Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service and Commemorative Symposium on Social Change

Monday, January 18, 2021 (All day)


This location is ADA accessible

The University of Pennsylvania's Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service and Commemorative Symposium on Social Change will take place from Monday, January 18th - Friday, February 5th.  Kick-off events events on January 18th are listed below.  These virtual events engage us to remember Dr. King, his legacy and begin to look at our own contributions to society. Please visit the website below for details.

MLK Day of Service Kick-Off - 9 am - 10:15 am

The "Kick-Off" begins the Day of Service with speaker Dr. Marc Lamont Hill. Entertainment: Nia- Next, Danse4Nia's Youth Company and Inspiration A Capella.
Register: https://tinyurl.com/y4pbxvls
Zoom: https://SP2upenn.zoom.us/j/96065664269

City-Wide Donation Project - 10 am - 4 pm

Choose a donation site from the below link and purchase items on the site supply list Photograph the delivery of the items. Post to your social media platform using #PennMLK.
Register: https://tinyurl.com/CityWideDonationProject
Contact: Diane Leslie at uofpmlk@gmail.com

MLK Art Project: Vision Board Style - 10:30 - 11:30 am

Great for Families with Young Children Express your goals and dreams in this multimedia workshop. Downloadable MLK image available.
For a listing of art supplies needed, information, and to Register: https://tinyurl.com/y2kh4yjp
Zoom: https://sp2upenn.zoom.us/j/96065664269

Penn Reads Literacy Project Lecture - 12 - 1 pm

Join this interactive presentation featuring Dr. Ebony Elizabeth Thomas as she focuses on children's and adolescent books, teaching African American literature, history, and culture in K -12 classrooms. Parents and educators welcome!
Register: https://tinyurl.com/DrThomasLecture
Zoom: https://sp2upenn.zoom.us/j/96065664269
Contact nelsonrr@upenn.edu or ginapamb@upenn.edu

College Admissions Process During COVID-19- 1:15 - 2:30 pm

This workshop is to provide clarity and understanding to the college admissions and financial aid process. Registration required.
Register: https://tinyurl.com/yxlfcgrt
Contact: aarcupenn.edu or toliverd@upenn.edu

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Virtual Vigil - 7pm

The Mighty Psi Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. and Gamma Epsilon Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. hosts an annual vigil to commemorate Dr. King and his legacy.
Register: https://tinyurl.com/y56qup4o Zoom: https://sp2upenn.zoom.us/j/96065664269
Contact: N. Maloney, nm17@wharton.upenn.edu or A. Codner, codnera@sas.upenn.edu


Sponsored by
African American Resource Center
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