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Tribute to a Great Leader
Observe Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with UMD.
UMD's Office of Diversity and Inclusion is co-sponsoring the annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Breakfast on Monday, Jan. 20. It will be held in the Kirby Ballroom, 1120 Kirby Drive, from 7:30–10 a.m.
The 2020 MLK Holiday Community Breakfast on January 20, presented in conjunction with the General Mills Foundation and UNCF to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. In addition to a full breakfast, a livestream will broadcast of this year’s keynote speaker, The Honorable Eric H. Holder Jr., the former Attorney General of the United States and the first African-American to serve in that position.
Breakfast is free for UMD alumni, students, faculty, and staff but people must RSVP. Everyone is welcome to attend. For more Info about the breakfast: 218-726-8444, email@example.com
RSVP for the free breakfast 7:30-10 a.m. SIGN UP in tables of four, eight or as individuals. Please register by Thursday, January 16, 2020. Special thanks to the UMD Dining Services who is a co-sponsor of the Breakfast.
January 20, 10 a.m. at Washington Center - 310 N 1st Ave W, Duluth, MN 55806. March begins at 11 a.m.
The 2020 MLK March will be led by Girl's Group MAP program and will host a variety of youth and community activities, poster making, and refreshments starting at 10 a.m., and the March will begin promptly at 11:00 a.m.
January 20, 12 p.m. at the DECC - 350 Harbor Drive, Duluth
For the 2020 MLK Rally, the Keynote Speaker is Autumn Brown, and the emcee will be Doreen Nyamwaya. Performers include the Miziiweykaamikiinaang drum group, the ARE Poets, and the Major Atraktion Dance Group. The Drum Major for Peace Awards will be announced and presented. There will be children’s activities, a selfie photo booth, vendors, and free MLK buttons while supplies last outside the DECC hall before and shortly after the Rally. The Rally will begin promptly at 12 pm. The rally will be interpreted into American Sign Language and recorded for broadcast.
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