Students at MLK Jr. Day

MLK Day Schedule

Information about ALL the College of Wooster's MLK events can be found on Guidebook.

Sunday, January 15, 2017

Event Time Location Notes
Freedom Riders (2010) movie showing 7:00 p.m. Lowry Main Lounge Cookies and cocoa will be served. Freedom Riders is the story of the Civil Rights Movement interstate busing protest campaign. 

Monday, January 16, 2017: MLK Day

Event Time Location Notes
Prayer Breakfast 7:45 a.m. Kittredge Dining Hall Please RSVP to Nate Addington, Campus Ministries.
Opening Ceremony 9:00 a.m. McGaw Chapel
Featuring keynote speaker Carol Moseley Braun
Morning Justice Dialogues 10:30 a.m. - noon various locations  
Lunch noon   Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Strategic Planning Group (DEISPG) Constituency Group Meetings (group members will receive details in advance)
Afternoon Justice Dialogues 1:45p.m. - 3:15 p.m.  various locations   
Service Projects Throughout the day at various locations

Monday, January 16, 2017: Events at First Presbyterian Church, Wooster

Hosted by Wooster/Orrville NAACP
First Presbyterian Church: 621 College Avenue, Wooster. Contact: 330-263-9420 and NAACP Wooster/Orrville Chapter: Contact 330-804-4203.

Event Time Location Notes
Community Dinner 5:00 p.m. First Presbyterian Church Dinner tickets are available for $7 per person. Contact 330-263-9420  
Community Celebration 7:00 p.m. First Presbyterian Church Guest speaker: College of Wooster Alumnus Edward Gilbert, Attorney whose practice focuses on civil rights litigation and constitutional law violations. All are welcome. Shades of Gold will perform.

Free admission.