Martin Luther King Jr. Community Birthday Celebration

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Date/Time:Monday, 21 Jan 2019 at 6:00 pm
Location:Ames Middle School, 3915 Mortensen Road
Cost:Free
Contact:
Phone:515-294-9934
Channel:ISU Lecture Series
Categories:Diversity Lectures
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Celebrate with song, story and birthday cake. An Ames tradition! Join us at 6:00 for cake and music, followed by an hour-long program beginning at 6:30pm.

Other events featured in the 2019 Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Series include:

Let Freedom Ring - Carillon Concert
Wednesday, January 16, 11:50 am, Central Campus
A carillon concert in honor of Dr. King. Tin-Shi Tam, carillonneur.

Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Convocation
Thursday, January 24, 7:00 pm, Sun Room, Memorial Union
Join a discussion with keynote speaker Ron Stallworth, whose extraordinary story of being a black detective who infiltrates the Ku Klux Klan is the subject of Spike Lee’s recent movie BlacKkKlansman.

The Power of Knowing Your Purpose - Brittany Packet
Monday, January 28, 7:00 pm, Great Hall, Memorial Union
Brittany Packnett is a leader at the intersection of culture and justice. A former teacher, non-profit executive director, and Fellow at Harvard's Institute of Politics, she has been named one of TIME Magazine’s 12 New Faces of Black Leadership and honored at the 2018 BET Awards as "one of the fiercest activists of our time."