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Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Celebration

Event Type
Ceremony/Service
Sponsor
Dr. King Advocacy for Justice Committee and the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Office of the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Location
Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana
Date
Jan 16, 2022   4:30 pm  
Speaker
Dr. Derek Barber King, Sr., nephew of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Contact
Medra Roberts-Southerland
E-Mail
mrs@illinois.edu
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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual Celebration

His Dream: Ideals Worth Fighting For
Celebration of the community's commitment to the dream of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Sunday, January 16, 2022
Program starts at 5:00 pm
Doors open at 4:00 pm; Community Choir begins at 4:30 pm

*Proof of COVID vaccination required to enter the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts. For details, please see the Krannert Center COVID-19 Safety Protocols page.

Featured Keynote Speaker - Dr. Derek Barber King, Sr., son of Reverend Dr. Alfred Daniel Williams King, Sr. and Mrs. Naomi Ruth Barber King. Derek’s father is the only brother of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

If you will need disability-related accommodations in order to participate, please email Medra Roberts-Southerland at mrs@illinois.edu. Early requests are strongly encouraged to allow sufficient time for meeting your access needs.

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