Get Involved – Archive

There are many different ways to get involved with the 2017 MLK, Jr. Commemoration

Are you interested in helping plan the 2017 MLK, Jr. Commemoration? We are now accepting applications for the Executive Director and all other Director positions for the 2017 Commemoration. There are no requirements to apply, we are just looking for passionate people who are willing to learn and want to commit their time to making Dr. King’s messages heard throughout the campus.
If you have any questions please contact Executive Director: Jael Charles at or Advisor: Kelli Dowd at


There are many different events/committees to choose from such as:

  • Day of Service
  • Evening Celebration
  • Campus Events such as Speak for Peace
  • Community & Faculty Outreach
  • Marketing
  • Social Justice Research Fair
  • Financial Sponsorship

MLK, Jr. Day of Service – Celebrate the life & legacy of Dr. King by giving back to others!

  • Sign Up at
  • Event from 8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
    • Light breakfast and lunch will be served
    • Volunteer at Local Nonprofit Organizations
    • All Participants will receive a Free T-Shirt!

For more information, please contact Day of Service Director, Estella Obi-Tabot.

MLK, Jr. Day of Service Flyer 2016
Evening Celebration – featuring distinguished speaker Sybrina Fulton

  • Free-ticketed event. 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. in Schwab Auditorium
    • Tickets will be available at the Multicultural Resource Center, the Paul Robeson Cultural Center, in the Office of Student Activities in 103 HUB-Robeson, and then they will also be available at the Involvement Fair Monday and Tuesday of this week and also at Information Tables on the Ground Floor of the
      HUB – TuesdayThursday from 11:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. Please contact Kelli Dowd (814) 867-1242 if you are unable to make it to any of these locations and want to secure tickets. First come, first serve!

MLK, Jr. Evening Celebration Flyer

Speak for Peace Oratorical Contest & Social Justice Reception

Speak for Peace Poster

Join us January 21st for Speak for Peace, an Oratorical Contest and Social Justice Reception. This is a free ticketed event that includes hearing the speech contest as well as having conversation surrounding social justice issues over a catered dinner. Please sign up at this link