MLK Celebration Advisory Board accepting funding requests

The Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Advisory Board is accepting funding requests for programming for the 2012 MLK Celebration, “MLK: Honoring His Legacy in a New Era.”

Past co-sponsorships have helped support speakers, films, displays, workshops, receptions, lunches and field trips. Co-sponsorships have ranged from $100 to $2,000.

To see last year’s schedule of events, visit

This year’s MLK Week will begin on the official MLK Day Holiday, Jan. 16. The annual MLK Convocation will be at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 20, and will feature noted author, academic and media personality Michael Eric Dyson.

Academic departments, schools and colleges, student organizations and university offices may submit proposals online. The deadline for funding requests is Friday, Oct. 28.

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