MLK Day Celebration

MLK Day Celebration - Minneapolis Community & Technical College

MLK Day Celebration Art by Anna Mazig | Vector drawing by D.H.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration and Community Engagement

In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s life and legacy, MCTC would like to invite you to attend our annual MLK Celebration!

Join members of the MCTC community for a program, volunteering activities, panel discussions, celebratory banquet and more!

Friday, Jan. 22, 8 a.m.–9 p.m.

Minneapolis Community and Technical College
1501 Hennepin Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55403
Park free the day of the event in the MCTC Parking Ramp.

We invite you to perform a service activity on the MCTC campus making blankets for students through the MCTC Resource and Referral Center. You are also invited to bring a non-perishable food, shoes or another item from the MCTC Resource and Referral Center wish list for MCTC students in need.

Event schedule

 9–9:30 a.m.
 Harambee (Gathering) | T.1400–T Plaza Dining Room
   Refreshments: Donuts, muffins, juice and coffee will be served
   Overview of the day
 10 a.m.–Noon
 Volunteer Session** | Multiple locations
 Noon–1:30 p.m.
 Lunch | T Plaza
   Entertainment (Students, Faculty and Staff)
   Facilitated table conversation
 1:45–3:30 p.m.
 Panel Discussion | T.1400–T Plaza Dining Room
   Presenters: MCTC Faculty
   Moderator: Lena Jones, MCTC Political Science Faculty
   Faculty and Staff, Minneapolis Community and Technical College
 3:30–4:30 p.m.
 Minnesota African American Museum Exploration
 T Hennepin Skyway, near Public Safety desk
 Minnesota African American Museum Exploration
 4:30–5:30 p.m.
 Minnesota African American History Museum presentation | T.1400
   Presenter: Mr. Harry Davis,
 President, Minneapolis Community and Technical College Foundation

 7–9 p.m.
 Celebratory Banquet**  | T Plaza
   Speaker: Dr. John Wright
   Topic: King in Crisis: The Lost Minnesota Speech and the Dark Side of the Dream
   Emcee: Lissa Jones-Lofgren
 KMOJ “Urban Agenda” show; KMOJ Executive Producer;
 Consultant on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion; Executive Director,
 Minnesota African American History Museum

**Please join us for as much of this awesome day as you are able!
**RSVP for this event here.