MLK Week

MLK Week 2018: Redeeming the Soul of America 
Below is the schedule for this year’s MLK Week events.  We look forward to your continued support and hope to see many of you throughout the week.  Please note the events that require preregistration (Monday and Wednesday).
Monday, January 15
·       7:00am – 10:30am:        St. Cloud State University’s MLK Breakfast (
Students interested in getting a ride to and from the breakfast must complete this Forms Manager.
Registration for the breakfast is found here.
·       8:55am – 2:30pm:          Faculty-led Teach-In, SJU – Art 102, Pengl 269, and Alcuin Auditorium; CSB in Main 324 and BAC A130 (see the attached schedule)
·       3:00pm – 4:30pm:          Join Presidents Hemesath and Hinton for a conversation about what it means to be an inclusive community and learn about our institutions’ next steps towards that goal.  If you’ll be joining us, please consider reading this article in advance:
CSB – Gorecki 204
Tuesday, January 16
·       7:00pm – 8:15pm:          Fr. Bryan Massingale, S.T.D. MLK Week Keynote: Redeeming the Soul of America: The Challenge of King's Vision to the Faith Community
CSB – Benedicta Arts Center
Wednesday, January 17
·       5:00pm – 8:00pm:          Poverty Simulation
Poverty is a reality for many individuals and families, but unless you've experienced poverty, it's difficult to truly understand. The Poverty Simulation is an interactive experience that sensitizes community participants to the realities of poverty.
“The time has come for us to civilize ourselves by the total, direct and immediate abolition of poverty.” – Rev. Dr. King, “Where do we go from Here: Chaos or Community”, 1967. (Food For the Hungry,
CSB – Gorecki 204BC
RSVP to participate is available here:
Thursday, January 18
·       6:30pm – 7:30pm:          Spoken Word artist Ashlee Haze
The National Association for Campus Activities most-booked spoken word artist and four-time poetry slam grand champion will provide another perspective of life and awareness and how MLK’s work is still to be done in many different ways by many different people.
SJU – Brother Willie’s Pub
·       8:00pm:                           Theology on Tap with Drs. Laura Taylor and Chris Conway
Shaped by Faith: Martin Luther King and the Civil Rights Movement
SJU – Brother Willie’s Pub
MLK Week 2018: Redeeming the Soul of America is sponsored by:
Academic Affairs
CSB Campus Ministry
CSB President's Office
CSB Student Development
CSB Sustainability Office
Cultural Affairs Board
Intercultural and International Student Services
Koch Chair in Catholic Thought and Culture
SJU Campus Ministry
SJU President's Office
SJU Student Development
Student Activities and Leadership Development
Theology Department