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Started in 1980, the commemorative celebration features a variety of events in which the MSU and greater Lansing communities are encouraged to participate.
The 2016 theme is “If not now, then when? If not us, then who?”
Ignacio Andrade, community outreach coordinator and student liaison at the Office for Inclusion and Intercultural Initiatives, has been coordinating the 2016 events. He tells Jennifer Orlando about the 2016 celebration.
For several years, MSU has hosted a student conference as part of its MLK Commemorative Celebration where it’s invited current MSU students and high school students to talk about a variety of topics ranging from social justice issues to leadership. This year’s conference takes place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the MSU Union.
For a complete list of everything going on during the 36th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Celebration, including the annual Commemorative March for Justice, visit inclusion.msu.edu. All the events are free for the community to attend, unless otherwise noted.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day is Jan. 18. Classes are canceled but the university remains open.