2016 Program - Evanston
Day of ServiceMonday, January 18, 2016 • 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Northwestern students will engage in a variety of service projects throughout Evanston and Chicago area. During lunch students will have the opportunity to reflect over their experience.
Eva Jefferson DayMonday, January 18, 2016 • 8:45 AM-3:00PM
CPS students will come to Northwestern to enjoy a full day of arts, crafts and discussion about the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Student Oratorical Contest
Monday, January 19, 2016 • 4:00pm
Norris University Center's McCormick Auditorium (1999 Campus Drive)
3 contest finalists will recite their orations inspired by MLK, with entertainment between orations. The winner will have the opportunity to recite their oration at the MLK commemoration keynote event on January 25th at Pick-Staiger Concert Hall. The event is free and open to the public. Please see the Oratorical Contest page for more information on contest guidelines.
Campus Observance: Candlelight Vigil featuring Nicholas Pearce
Alice Millar Chapel (1870 Sheridan Rd.)
Chief Justice Edwin Cameron of the South African Supreme CourtSaturday, January 20, 2016 • Time & location:TBD
Chicago campus dialogue with Diane NashMonday, January 25, 2016 • 12:00 PM
Thorne Auditorium (375 E. Chicago Ave. Chicago campus)
Diane Nash will speak with members of the Chicago campus on about the connection between civil rights, law and health.
Campus Observance: Keynote Speaker Diane NashMonday, January 25, 2016 • 6:00 PM
Pick-Staiger Concert Hall (50 Arts Circle Drive)
Join us for this University-wide observance featuring music and performances by Northwestern student groups and a keynote address delivered by civil rights and peace activist Diane Nash. Sign language interptered event.
HarambeeFriday, January 29, 2016 • 6:00PM
Norris Center, Louis Room
Swahili for “pull together.” It's co-sponsored by African American Student Affairs (AASA) and For Members Only: NU's Black Student Alliance. Come and enjoy free food, performances, and presentations.