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MLK Commemorative Celebration

Thursday, January 19, 2017

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Join the University of Houston community to celebrate and reflect on the legacy and life of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This year’s theme “Uniting Together In Service” will feature keynote speaker Mayor Sylvester Turner. He will speak on the importance of keeping hope alive and uniting together to serve others. See more information here.

The celebration is part of a week's worth of celebrations. It starts January 16 with a parade in downtown Houston and includes a ‘day of service’ on January 21. All events are free and open to the public.

Monday, January 16
23rd Annual MLK Grand Parade
, 10:00 a.m. Downtown Houston

Saturday, January 21
MLK Day of Service
, 8:00am – 2:00pm.
Sign up.

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Student Center South Theater
University of Houston