Featured Keynote Speaker: Rev. Joel King, first cousin of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
The partnership of the Advocacy for Justice and the County-wide MLK Committee will celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This event will highlight the academic achievement of local area high school students in announcing this year’s Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship recipients and include the presentation of the James R. Burgess, Jr. Award , Susan Freiburg Humanitarian Award, the Doris Hoskins Prestigious Community Service Award, and the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Outstanding Achievement Award. This year’s keynote speaker will be Rev. Joel King, first cousin of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Sponsored by the Martin Luther King, Jr. Advocacy for Justice Committee, MLK County-wide Committee, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Office of the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
For additional questions or to request disability-related accommodations for this event, please contact the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at diversity [at] illinois.edu.
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