Unity and Peace: Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Legacy

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Join the Office of Diversity and Inclusion as Lamar University commemorates the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. January 17-21, 2017.

“Unity and Peace” Candlelight Service in Honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Legacy

Date: Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Place: Landes Auditorium—Galloway Business Building (Room 101)
Time: 6:30 pm- 7:30 pm

Each candle lit will remind us of Dr. King’s vision and hope for a world united in the belief that all human beings have a right to live with dignity and in peace.

[“Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. ... I have decided to stick to love...Hate is too great a burden to bear.” -MLK, Jr.]


Unity and Peace Panel Discussion: Is the Dream Still Alive?

Date: Thursday, January 19, 2016
Place: Landes Auditorium—Galloway Business Building (Room 101)
Time: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Panel members will reflect on the life and times of Dr. King and how his call and sacrifices for a just society, where all are united to combat social injustices in all forms and at all levels, have impacted the Past, Present and hopefully remains relevant for the Future.

[“I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right temporarily defeated is stronger than evil triumphant.”-MLK, Jr.]


Day of Service in Honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Legacy

Date: Saturday, January 21, 2017
Place: Departing from the McDonald Gym
Time: 8:30 am

Students, faculty, staff and community members will unite in a day of service. Lunch will be provided.

[“Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others? -MLK, Jr.]

REGISTER HERE:

https://orgsync.com/82554/forms/237604

MUST REGISTER BY FRIDAY, JANUARY 20, 2017 AT NOON





The Office of Diversity and Inclusion Wimberly Student Service Building Room 117
(409) 880-8216