Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Campus and Community Events

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Be Oregon: Empowering our Beloved Community, Day 1

Wednesday, January 10, 2024

8:00 am - 5:00 pm


UO Portland Site Visit (Portland) Pre-Registration Required
ASUO Student Diversity Planning Process (Eugene)


8:00 am

Welcome & MLK Community Breakfast

Tykeson Family Hall, Ford Alumni Center

8:45 am

Departure (chartered bus)

11:00 am

UO Northeast Portland Campus Engagement


Guiding Question: What Does Collaboration Look Like?

  • DEI Partners (Eugene and Portland)

12:00 pm

Community Building Luncheon

Goal: Reinvigorate our partnership and plan onward

  • DEI Partners (Eugene and Portland)
  • PDACC Members

1:30 pm

Closing Discussion

3:00 pm

Depart for Eugene



ASUO Diversity Planning Engagement
Cedar Spruce, EMU

1:00 pm

ASUO Senators

Dialogue Focus: Rationale for Diversity Action Planning

2:00 pm

ASUO Departments

Dialogue Focus: Establish a working group partners (e.g., MCC, Mills, Veterans, Women’s Center, LGBTQIA+, )

3:00 pm

UO Administration, Faculty and Staff

Dialogue Focus: Bridging the gap between students and administration

4:00 pm


5:00 pm

Community Building, hosted by DEI

EMU Bartolotti’s back room



Be Oregon: Empowering our Beloved Community, Day 2

Thursday, January 11, 2024

8:00 am – 3:00 pm




8:30 am

Depart UO Northeast Campus

10:30 am

Amphitheater Land Acknowledgement

Jason Younker, Assistant Vice President & Tribal Relations Advisor

Land Acknowledgement & Institutional Responsibility


Light Breakfast provided by UOPD

11:30 am

“Lightening Round” Listening Luncheon 
with President Scholz 

Pre-Registration Required

EMU Ballroom

Campus Strategies & Working Groups

  • Longstanding: Native, Black, LSG, SOAGIE, ADPI, DWWG 
  • Emerging: Neurodivergent, Jewish Life, Interfaith


UO Northeast Portland DEI facing colleagues

DEI partners: Dreamers Working Group Equity partners, DEI Community of Practice

1:00 pm

Break -- Cedar / Spruce Room

1:30 pm

MLK Campus Highlight: Be Oregon & MLK Recognitions 

UO Athletics 

Pre-Registration Required

Location: Redwood 


Area DEI Committee Members, Academic Leadership 

Deans, VPs, Academic Leadership 

UO Portland DEI Equity & Diversity Partners

3:00 pm

Departure to Portland




MLK Events 2023