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

Campus Events 2020 



UO MLK Awards Ceremony and Luncheon

Thurs, Jan 16,11:30 a.m., EMU Ballroom

Presentation of awards by Provost Patrick Phillips; musical performances; gallery walk; Martin Luther King Jr. tributes by faculty members, staff and students; remarks by UO President Michael Schill and VP for Equity and Inclusion Yvette Alex-Assensoh.




Martin Luther King, Jr. headshot, drawing
Holden Center MLK Day of Service

Mon, Jan 20, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., Global Scholars Hall, Great Room

Register on OrgSync; registration for specific projects begins at 9 a.m. in the GSH Great Room.  Return to campus at 1 pm. for lunch. Project registration on a first come basis morning of event.

Day of Service


April Reign Headshot
with April Reign

Tues, January 21,  5:30 to 7:30 p.m., EMU Ballroom

Creator of the viral hashtag turned movement #OscarsSoWhite, Reign's movement has led to systematic change  in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. She is a passionate advocate for diversity, inclusion, and representation in Hollywood and beyond.

April Reign BE Series

Community Events 2020 

MLK March 2020, Honoring the women, NAACP and City of Eugene
NAACP MLK Junior March

Mon, Jan 20, 9 a.m. - noon
March: North Gate Autzen Stadium; Program: Shedd Institute

2020 will mark the 100th anniversary of a women's right to vote in the United Stated. We will also note the fact that Black women truly didn't get the full right to vote until the voting rights Act of 1965, and in many ways are still fighting today to do so. Join neighbors and friends to stand for the ongoing Journey for Justice in America. 


MLK March Eugene

MLK March 2020, City of Springfield, Painting of MLK Portrait
Springfield MLk March and Celebration

Mon, Jan 20, 1- 3:30 p.m.
March: Springfield Justice Center
Program: Springfield High School

A celebration recognizing MLK through K-12 student entries of essays, speeches, poetry, and art. This year's theme s “Justice for Everyone.” Keynote Speakers will be the high school speech contest winners.

Springfield MLK