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MARYGROVE COLLEGE

DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.

CELEBRATION EVENTS 2013

MONDAY, JANUARY 21

MLK Service Learning Project

When: 10:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

Where: Madame Cadillac Alumnae Hall

Volunteers will work with residents of Peggy’s Place to create quilts inspired by Dr. King’s “I Have a Dream ”Speech.  Sponsored by Connecting to the Grove (CTG). Continental breakfast is included.

Contact: Mark D. Yancy, Jr.

(313) 927-1478 • This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Marygrove College’s Annual March & Reflection

When: 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Where: Begins at the front of the Liberal Arts Building and concludes in Denk Chapman Hall.

The afternoon includes a march around campus; followed by refreshments and reflections with Rev. April Hearn, Associate Minister New Prospect Missionary Baptist Church and Frank Woods, International Representative UAW Region 1A Detroit Vote Center; concluding with

“The Race Experience.”

Contact: Leslie Love • (313) 927-1522 or

Mark D. Yancy, Jr. • (313) 927-1478

Campus Ministry Service Learning Project

When: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Where: St. Leo Catholic Church 4860 15th Street, Detroit 48208

We will prepare lunch and pass out clothing items to the poor at St. Leo’s Soup Kitchen. Then proceed to Central United Methodist Church and attend the MLK Day Rally and March.  Transportation provided; departing campus at 8:30 a.m. [in front of the MC building] and we will return to campus by 3:30 p.m.

“The Race Experience”

When: January 21 – 28, 2013 

Where: Madame Cadillac Denk Chapman Hall

The Race Experience kiosk offers a truly unique experiment in diversity. The kiosk provides a personal, one-of-a-kind race morphing experience. You can see yourself in a different skin and change your race to Black, White, Asian, Hispanic, Middle Eastern and Indian. This is a museum quality interactive exhibit that encourages discussions about race and our deep-rooted beliefs, misconceptions and biases. Presented by Connecting to the Grove (CTG).

Contact: Mark D. Yancy, Jr.  • (313) 927-1478 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 23, 2013

Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.:Servant Leadership as a Way of Life

When: Noon – 1:15 p.m.

Where: Marygrove College Theatre

Join us as we celebrate through words, songs, music and dance; featuring keynote speaker Bishop Benjamin Gibert, Senior Pastor of Detroit World Outreach; “Unsung Hero” honoree Kim Johnson, Masters in Social Justice alumna; administration, students, faculty, staff and friends from the community.

Contact: Loretta Woodard  (313) 927-1452 • This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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