Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Week at Auburn


Injustice Anywhere is a Threat to Justice Everywhere.

One Auburn One Community



The Auburn University community commemorates the legacy and leadership of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a week-long series of events and programs Friday, January 16 - Friday, January 23, 2015.

Auburn University students, faculty, administrators, alumni, community partners and friends are invited to attend events that pay tribute to and explore Dr. King's legacy of leadership and service, its meaning and implications to our global consciousness and community today.

For more information about the Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Week at Auburn University, review the upcoming events list or contact Access and Community Initiatives, a division of the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs, at 334-844-5042.





Calendar of Events



Friday, January 16, 2015 (10 am - 12 pm)



AuburnServes Volunteer Fair
Sponsored by the Office of Public Service 
Nonprofit agencies are invited to attend the event to distribute information about their agencies and volunteer/service opportunities. Students, faculty and staff are invited to meet and speak with representatives from local nonprofit agencies. 

To reserve a table or for additional information, contact Joyce Thomas-Vinson, 334-844-5117 or thomaj5@auburn.edu

AU Student Center


Monday, January 19,  2015  7:30 am
MLK Annual Scholarship Breakfast
Rev. Clifton Davis, Keynote Speaker

Clifton Davis is an actor, singer, composer, producer and minister.

Davis is best known for his 5-year run as Reverend Rueben Gregory on the popular NBC television series, “Amen”.
For ticket purchase information, call 334.844.5042.
The Hotel at Auburn University & Dixon Conference Center

Monday, January 19, 2015 7:45 am – 4:45 pm

A Day on and Not A Day Off

Community-wide Day of Service
Pre-registration required at 334.844.5042


Thursday, January 22, 2015 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Flute Juice Productions 
Galen Abdur-Razzaq

Galen Abdur-Razzaq is a talented and extraordinary flutist from Montclair, New Jersey who has performed both domestically and internationally for over thirty years.

Galen’s keen ability to transform an audience with the smooth, rich sound of his flute leads to the common conclusion that Galen is indeed a “master” musician. 
The Hotel at Auburn University & Dixon Conference Center Auditorium
Seating  is limited. For ticket information please call 334.844.5042


Except where noted, events are free and open to the public. All are welcome.

Friday, January 23, 2015 12:30 pm

Black Poets SpeakOut

Participants will read original and published poetry with justice themes. The event is sponsored by the Multicultural Center, College of Liberal Art’s Creative Writing, and the  Poetry Foundation. 

Location Change: Steps of Open Air Forum in front of the RBD library.





Friday, January 23, 2015 6:30 pm


Bridging the Divide: Juvenile Justice and the Community
The forum fosters an exchange of information and views on issues relating to juvenile justice and community building. It will afford individuals, community-based organizations and public service agency professionals an opportunity to respond to the question: How can we help youth see their role and responsibility in building a safer and more civil community? Sponsored by Access and Community Initiatives, a unit of the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs, and the East Alabama Chapter of the National Forum for Black Public Administrators.

Harris Center, 425 Perry Street, Auburn, AL.