MLK Social Justice Week
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.
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Candlelight Vigil
This candlelight vigil will be followed by a discussion in WPU 538
Tuesday, January 21
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.
6 – 8 p.m.
Celebrate Dr. King’s legacy and his interfaith and justice-oriented work while honoring those in our community who walk that same path.
Wednesday, January 22
Social Justice Symposium
(staff and faculty only)
8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
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.
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.