Martin Luther King

Concurrent Social Justice Activities

Poverty Simulation:

The Poverty Simulation experience will help participants begin to understand what it might be like to live as a typical low-income family trying to survive from week to week. RSVP is required, click here for information. Approved for LIB 100/201 classes.

Kirkhof Center room 2204


Marathon Readings:

Campus members will read from King’s writings and the works he inspired.

Mary Idema Pew Library multipurpose room


“Crafting for Our Community” participants will engage in upcycling crafts: turning pillowcases into dresses, weaving plastic bags into sleeping mats. These items will be donated to local shelters or health care organizations.

Upcycling is open to children ages 5 and up, but all children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

RSVP is required, click here for more information.

Kirkhof Center rooms 2263, 2266


Straight Talk:

Panelists discussion (afternoon session only)

Scheduled panelists are Andre Perry, Davenport University; Donald Mitchell Jr., GVSU assistant professor of education; Sherry Johnson, GVSU assistant professor of English and chair of African and African American Studies.

Kirkhof Center room 2270


Film Series:

Documentaries and films showcasing King’s work will be screened.

Kirkhof Center theater

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