Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Week

January 17 - 19
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Dr. Martin Luther King Day

Join us for these upcoming events to celebrate the life and works of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the Civil Rights Movement, and what issues are still affecting society today.

Mount Mercy University

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Breakfast
Monday, January 17 | 8:30-9:30 AM
Betty Cherry Heritage Hall

Red-Lined and Side-Lined: Histories of Housing—Hoping for Home Series

Panel Discussion
Monday, January 17 | 1:00-2:00 PM

Dr. Martin-Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration
Monday, January 17 | 6:30-8:00 PM

Both events can be found online by the organizer, St. Paul’s United Methodist Church.

Additional Week Events

Chains Interrupted (Human Trafficking in the State of Iowa)
Tish Young
Tuesday, January 18 | 9:00-10:00 AM
Betty Cherry Heritage Hall

DEI and Non-Violence
Dr. Joe Hendryx
Tuesday, January 18 | 11:00 AM-12:30 PM
Betty Cherry Heritage Hall

MLK Jr. Remembrance Walk
January 18 | 4:00 PM-5:00 PM
University Center Commons

MLK Jr. Remembrance Walk
African Women Empowered
Wednesday, January 19 | 9:00-10:00 AM
Off-Campus (Meet at Busse Library at 8:30 AM)

DEI and Anti-Racism
Dr. Melissa McCollister
Wednesday, January 19 | 11:00 AM-12:30 PM
Room 204, Flaherty Community Room | Basile Hall

Reading of “Of the Passing of the First-Born” From W.E.B. Du Bois’ The Souls of Black Folk
Dr. Bryan Cross
Wednesday, January 19 | 4:00-5:00 PM
Room 204, Flaherty Community Room | Basile Hall