The Black Student Union and Student Life invite you to join them in celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. Day by taking part in several events Jan. 15-25.
Mon., Jan. 15
Seattle’s Annual MLK Jr March: off-campus at Garfield High School
The Black Student Union (BSU) invites the Shoreline Community College community to participate in Seattle’s largest tribute to MLK Jr. This celebration will include workshops, speakers, and a march.
Sign up for transportation in Student Life (PUB Rm 9301). More information about the march.
Tues., Jan. 16
MLK Jr. Week Service Project: off-campus at Mary’s Place
Join us as we honor MLK Jr. by serving our community. We will be volunteering at Mary’s Place from 9am-3pm (2-hour shifts). Mary’s Place provides housing, employment, and wellness resources for women and families experiencing homelessness in Seattle. For more information and to sign up.
Wed., Jan. 17
MLK Jr. Week Keynote Speaker Nikkita Oliver: PUB 9208
Nikkita Oliver is an organizer, educator, teaching-artist, and attorney. She has been actively involved in social justice movements including Black Lives Matter and No Youth Jail. In 2015, she received the Artist Human Rights Leader Award from the City of Seattle for her artist and activist work. Last year, Oliver ran for Mayor with the Peoples Party of Seattle–a collection of community and civic leaders, lawyers, artists, activists, and teachers.
Thurs., Jan. 18
MLK Jr. Week BSU Open Mic: PUB, 2nd floor
Inspired by MLK Jr.’s work and legacy, this open mic invites the campus community to collectively explore and critically think about social justice through artistic expression.
Thurs., Jan. 25
MLK Jr. Week Social Justice Collective Open House: PUB 9208
The Social Justice Collective is committed to creating a campus climate that values equity and social justice at its core. Through collaborative action, the SJC engages and builds awareness of social justice programming and critical pedagogies.