2021 Calendar of Events

“Moving the Movement: Honoring our Past, Present and Future” MLK Day Weekend Event Calendar:

Women of Faith Panel

Theme: An Intergenerational Conversation on Justice, Activism, and Respectability Politics

Thursday, Jan. 14
6 p.m. CST

via Zoom


Alora Young


Ash-Lee Woodard Henderson

Dr. Elizabeth Williams

Dr. Leah Gunning Francis

Jeneisha Harris

Virtual IMF MLK Labor Human Rights Observance

Theme: Honoring the Movement: Reflection on our Past, Thoughts on our Future

Friday, Jan. 15
8:30–9:30 a.m. CST

via Zoom


Andrew Young

Bill Lucy

Youth Symposium Saturday, Jan. 16
9 a.m.–1 p.m.


Poetry Showcase

Digital Art Showcase

Town Hall featuring:

Dr. Adrienne Battle

Dr. Sharon Gentry

Ms. Christiane Buggs

Convocation Monday, Jan. 18
11 a.m.–12 p.m. CST

Aired on CW 58 and Metro News Network

Registration: Eventbrite

Featured speaker:
Rev. James Lawson

Guest appearances:
Benita Jones, Shannon Sanders, and others

Meet and Greet Monday, Jan. 18
12:30–1:30 p.m. CST

via Zoom

Ashford Hughes

Rev. James Lawson