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Martin Luther King Jr. Community Event
January 18 @ 8:30 am - 9:45 am
Working Together – Building Harmony
Join us for the 26th annual region-wide MLK Community Event! PNW invited the Northwest Indiana community to a virtual program celebrating diversity and inclusion through the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.
- A keynote presentation by Karen Bishop Morris, Associate Professor of English at PNW
- Opening remarks from Thomas L. Keon, Chancellor of Purdue University Northwest
- Inspiring vocal performance from Vanessa Allen-McCloud, President and CEO of the Urban League of Northwest Indiana
- Emcee Wendel McCollum, Associate Superintendent of Michigan City Area Schools
- Horizon Bank
- NiSource Charitable Foundation
- Purdue University Northwest Creating a Culture of Inclusion Team
- Michigan City Human Rights Commission
- Michigan City La Porte Convention and Visitors Bureau
- 1st Source Bank
- Sinai Temple
- Unity Foundation of La Porte County
- La Porte County Herald-Dispatch
- La Porte County NAACP
- Life Changes, LLC
- Michigan City Commission on the Social Status of African American Males
For more information, visit www.pnw.edu/mlk-celebration. To request a disability-related accommodation for this event contact Laura Odom, associate director of the Office of Equity, Diversity & Inclusion, at email@example.com.
To request a disability-related accommodation for this event, please contact the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at firstname.lastname@example.org or (219) 785-5545 five days prior to the event.