Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Convocation

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Date/Time:Thursday, 21 Jan 2016 at 3:30 pm
Location:Sun Room, Memorial Union
Cost:Free
Contact:
Phone:515-294-9934
Channel:ISU Lecture Series
Categories:Diversity Lectures Student activities
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Come celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and learn how his global vision of equality for everyone remains relevant today. The Advancing One Community Awards will also be presented. Part of the Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Series.

Other events featured in the 2016 Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Series include:

Carillon Concert: Let Freedom Ring
Wednesday, Jan. 13, 11:50 am, Central Campus
A carillon concert in honor of Dr. King. Tin-Shi Tam, carilloneur.

Community Birthday Celebration
Monday, Jan. 18, 5:30 pm, Ames Middle School, 3915 Mortensen Road
An Ames tradition. Celebrate with song, stories and birthday cake. A program begins at 6:30 pm.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Legacy Convocation
Thursday, Jan. 21, 3:30 pm, Sun Room, Memorial Union
Keynote by Alisha Gordon, writer, teacher and scholar-activist. The Advancing One Community Awards also will be presented.

Lecture: Social Justice, Public Service and the Search for a Life That Matters
Monday, Jan. 25, 8 pm, Great Hall, Memorial Union
Wes Moore, youth advocate, Army combat veteran, social entrepreneur and author of The Work: My Search for a Life That Matters and The Other Wes Moore.