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Martin Luther King Jr. Community Event
January 17 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Join us for the 27th annual region-wide MLK Community Event! PNW will invite 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 Nicky Jackson, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice at PNW
- Opening remarks from PNW Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Kenneth C. Holford
- Musical interlude by Jenne Carey
- Emcee Dion Campbell
The event will be viewable on PNW’s Youtube.
In lieu of donations of needed items collected at the in-person events held on the PNW campuses in previous years, the planning committee kindly suggests making a donation to a charity or organization of your choice.
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Generous support from several community sponsors has helped make PNW’s annual MLK Day recognition possible.
- Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
- Craig+ Marketing Group LLC
- Sondra Craig
- La Porte County Herald-Dispatch
- La Porte County NAACP
- Michigan City Commission on the Social Status of African American Males
- 1st Source Bank
- Unity Foundation of La Porte County
- Michigan City Human Rights Commission
- Michigan City La Porte Convention and Visitors Bureau
- Sinai Temple
- Horizon Bank
- Purdue University Northwest
To request a disability-related accommodation, please contact the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion five days prior to the event at email@example.com, 219-989-2163 (Hammond Campus) or 219-785-5545 (Westville Campus).