In Celebration of MLK

MLK Social Justice Week

 
Social Justice Week. January 20-24
 
The Division of Student Affairs is proud to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. There are a variety of ways faculty, staff and students can engage in this celebration.
 

Monday, January 20

MLK Day of Service
9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
PITTSBURGH AREA COMMUNITIES
Carry on MLK’s legacy with classmates and neighbors by volunteering to help our community in a variety of ways. Volunteer to make a large impact in our community.

Registration for MLK Day of Service

 
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Candlelight Vigil
7:06 p.m.
THE QUAD
This candlelight vigil will be followed by a discussion in WPU 538


Tuesday, January 21

Equipoise Luncheon
Noon – 1:30 p.m.
WPU ASSEMBLY ROOM
Honoring Dr. Kathy W. Humphrey, Senior Vice Chancellor for Engagement and Secretary of the Board of Trustees.
 
Interfaith Service
6 – 8 p.m.
HEINZ CHAPEL
Celebrate Dr. King’s legacy and his interfaith and justice-oriented work while honoring those in our community who walk that same path.

Registration for the Interfaith Service


Wednesday, January 22

Social Justice Symposium
(staff and faculty only)
8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
UNIVERSITY CLUB
The symposium will afford participants the opportunity to explore marginalized communities from a historic perspective. These sessions will benefit those who desire to value differences by fostering mutual respect, challenge stereotypical preconceptions, and condemn all forms of discrimination.

Registration for the Social Justice Symposium


Friday, January 24

Diversity + YOU Career Conference
11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
WILLIAM PITT UNION
Have in-depth conversations and engage with students and staff to learn critical skills needed to thrive in a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Registration for the Career Conference