WHAT: West Virginia University students, faculty and staff will participate in a variety of projects and events to commemorate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.
WHEN and WHERE: Monday, Jan. 20
Motivational speaker Eugene Napoleon, a former WVU student-athlete and professional football player, will serve as the keynote speaker.
The MLK Achievement Award, given to the nominee from West Virginia who best exemplifies working to fulfill King’s commitment, will be presented at the breakfast.
U92 WWVU-FM will broadcast live from the Unity Breakfast.
Highlighted projects include:
- 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.: Appalachian Prison Book Project package books, WVU Center for Service and Learning
- 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.: Ronald McDonald House, 841 Country Club Road
- 10 a.m. - noon: Community Kitchen, 247 Wiley Street
- 10 a.m. - noon: The Salvation Army, 1264 University Avenue
- 10 a.m. - noon: Morgantown Art Party, 268 High Street
- 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.: Sort clothing at Christian Help, 219 Walnut Street
- 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.: Clean art displays at the Monongalia Arts Center, 107 High Street
- 9:30 a.m.: West Virginia Martin Luther King, Jr. State Holiday Commission Ecumenical Service, Asbury United Methodist Church
- 1 p.m.: Ceremony to unveil Martin Luther King Jr. Way sign, Court Street and Brawley Walkway, followed by a symbolic march to the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center, 304 Donnally Street where Poore will serve as a guest speaker
Center for Black Culture and Research
Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
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