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Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.”
— Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Campus events

Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017

3-4:30 p.m. Community youth forum for high school and college students
Wallenberg Hall (3520 7th Ave.)
Free and open to ages 14 and up

The author of more than 130 publications, Adrien Wing is the Director of the University of Iowa Center for Human Rights as well as associate dean for international and comparative law programs at the University of Iowa College of Law, where she has taught since 1987.

6 p.m. Keynote address by Rev. Reggie Williams
“Solidarity: Use Your Voice” A Community Celebration and Musical Tribute
Centennial Hall (3703 7th Ave.)
Free and open to all

Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017

7 p.m. Screening of Selma and film discussion
Olin Auditorium
Free and open to campus community

Monday, Jan. 16, 2017

Private lunch with Adrien Wing
“Moving the Needle”
By invitation only, for campus administrators

3:30 p.m. Keynote address by Adrien Wing
“The State of Race Relations”

The Gerber Center, Gävle Room (3435 9 1/2 Ave.)
(with live feed streamed to Olin Auditorium, the Brew, and Hanson 102)
Free and open to all; classes and co-curricular events will be canceled to allow students, faculty, coaches and others to attend.

Private dinner with Adrien Wing
“Empowering Students to Create Change”

For more details, contact Samuel Payan or Michael Rogers at 309-794-8275.