MLK Celebration Week begins today; get the full schedule of events

Martin Luther King Jr.In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Week, organizations across the university will host a variety of events Jan. 15-22. A brief list of events is found below. For more information and a full description of events, visit

Friday, Jan. 15

      • Community Service & Internship Fair
        Thwing Center ballroom
        12:30 to 2 p.m.
        Sponsored by Center for Civic Engagement and Learning and the Career Center.

Tuesday, Jan. 19

      • Showing of Searching for Shaniqua: A Documentary 
        Kelvin Smith Library, Room LL06
        5 p.m.
        Sponsored by Office of Multicultural Affairs and African American Society. 

Wednesday, Jan. 20

        • Things That Matter: A Bystander Intervention Workshop
          New residence hall, first floor conference room
          Noon to 2 p.m.
          Register online.
          Sponsored by Office of Title IX.
      • From Getting the Vote to Keeping the Vote: An Evening About Progress in America
        School of Law, Blackacre Student Lounge
        4 to 5:30 p.m.
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        Sponsored by Black Law Students Association.

Thursday, Jan. 21

      • The Collector: Icabod Flewellen, Father of the First African American History Museum and the oldest Alumnus of CWRU
        Kelvin Smith Library Art Gallery
        Register online.
        Sponsored by the Kelvin Smith Library and the East Cleveland Public Library. 

 Friday, Jan. 22

    • Annual MLK Convocation featuring founder and Executive Director of the Equal Justice Initiative Bryan Stevenson 
      Tinkham Veale University Center, Kelvin & Eleanor Smith Foundation Grand Ballroom
      12:30 p.m.
      Register online.
      Sponsored by the President’s Office, the Office of Donor Relations and University Events and the Office for Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity.