Events

2023 Commemoration Week Events

Monday, Jan. 16

6 p.m.: Keynote presentation by Eddie Glaude Jr.
Fountain Street Church, 24 Fountain St. NE, Grand Rapids

 

Tuesday, Jan. 17

10 a.m.: Keynote presentation by Eddie Glaude Jr.
Kirkhof Center, Grand River Room (overflow room, Pere Marquette)

 

Wednesday, Jan. 18

4 p.m.: Silent march on Allendale Campus, led by keynote speaker Jerry Wallace, ’09

4:30-6 p.m.: GVSU keynote presentation by Jerry Wallace, ’09
Kirkhof Center, Grand River Room (overflow room, Pere Marquette)

 

Thursday, Jan. 19

7 p.m.: Keynote presentation by Mary Frances Berry
Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies Common Ground Initiative event
DeVos Center, Pew Grand Rapids Campus (also available virtually)

 

Saturday, Jan. 21

8 a.m.-2 p.m.: MLK Day of Service and Solidarity, presented by the Office of Student Life
More details are posted on this Office of Student Life- Civic Engagement website.

 

All events are free and open to the public. Grand Valley’s MLK Commemoration Week Executive Planning Committee is committed to a policy of equal access to programs, facilities and services. If you require additional assistance or accommodations, contact the Division of Inclusion and Equity at (616) 331-3296. Visit gvsu.edu/lakerstogether for the campus COVID-19 policy.

 

 



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