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2019 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Celebration

Join us for the 2019 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Celebration

January 21, 2019
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Blanche M. Touhill Performing Arts Center
University of Missouri-St. Louis
One University Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63121 (map)

The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Celebration is a free, open to the public event sponsored by the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. This year's theme is connecting the Dream Through Generational Activism.

Program Featuring:
Chancellor Thomas George and James Widner, director of Jazz Studies, will provide a prelude performance
Bree Newsome, activist and filmmaker, as guest speaker
Justin Andrews, KMOV reporter, master of ceremonies
Brian Owens, E. Des Lee Artist in Residence at UMSL featuring Compositions for LIFE an the MLK Festival Ensemble
St. Louis Children’s Choirs and the City of Music All-Star Chorus
2019 MLK Scholarship Recipients

The UMSL College of Education faculty and students from Kappa Delta Pi Chapter will coordinate a concurrent program for children ages 5-11. The chapter has coordinated this award winning MLK children’s program for the past eight years. Registration for this program is available on a first come first serve basis.

Please see the flier for additional information or contact the Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at 516-5695. All are welcomed to attend. Please share with colleagues, family, friends, and the community. *Registration is encouraged at

*Registrants will have an opportunity to win 2 free tickets to an upcoming event at the Touhill. Must be 18 years of age or older and must be present to win.

Co-Sponsors Include:
African American Alumni Chapter
Division of Student Affairs
Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education
Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.
St. Louis Public Radio | 90.7 KWMU
Student Government Association
University Program Board
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.