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Campus Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration

2020 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration. Leaders Serve and are not Silent

Each year, the Cities of Champaign and Urbana come together with Champaign County, the Village of Rantoul, Parkland College and the University of Illinois to host a countywide celebration honoring the life and legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Learn more about the Martin Luther King, Jr. Countywide Celebration and the 2020 MLK Celebration: Leaders Serve and are not Silent.

MLK Day of Service

MLK Day of Service is an opportunity for students to learn about the dreams of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the impact he made throughout the country and around the world. Hosted annually by the Office of Volunteer Programs and the Office of the Chancellor to commemorate Dr. King’s ideals of community involvement, share his legacy, and translate his dreams into action on campus and around the community. MLK Day of Service 2020.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Planning Committees

  • MLK Countywide Planning Committee
  • MLK Advocacy for Justice Committee
  • Chancellor’s Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration Committee