MLK 50th Anniversary

MLK 50th Anniversary

Date: October 16, 2017

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50th Anniversary Celebration - Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 

Monday, October 16, 2017 at The University Union at Sacramento State University; FREE 


9:30am - 10:45a; University Union Redwood Room

Brunch: "Esteeming Those Who Came Before Us: Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (Fundraiser)

Tickets may be purchased in advance for $50 please see following link -

11:00 - 11:50am; University Union Hinde Auditorium

Film Screening: "The March"

12:00 - 12:45p; University Union Ballroom

Mid-day Keynote Address & Convocation

Tavis Smiley to present on "Empathy and Economic Inequality"

1:00 - 1:45p; Form The University Union to the Stadium

March for Empathy 

2:15 -  3:00p; University Union Redwood Room 

Panel on the Civil Rights Movement Past and Present: "Understanding the Empathy Narrative"

3:15 - 4:00p; University Union Various Rooms

Student Community Workshops / Civic Engagement Sessions

4:15 - 5:00p; University Union Lobby Suite

Gallery Tour 

4:15 - 5:00p; University Union Ballroom

Gospel Concert (Empathy, Empowerment, and Praise) *REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT AT THE FOLLOWING LINK -


7:30 - 9:00p; University Union Ballroom

Doors open at 6:00pm

Evening Keynote Address: Travis Smiley "Death of a King: A Life of Empathy that Created a Movement" *REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT AT THE FOLLOWING LINK -


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