UPDATED: Public Invited to Pacific University's Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration on Monday, Jan. 18

The public is invited to join Pacific University in celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, Jan. 18. 

The festivities begin at 9:30 a.m. with an interfaith service led by Rev. Jennifer Yocum in Old College Hall, followed at 11:15 with a community march from Rogers Park to the university’s Marsh Hall featuring Roots and Shoots Peace Doves. 

The celebration continues at noon with a program of music, a keynote address by American Muslim Alliance past president Gulzar Ahmed, and an activity for children - pinwheel making with the local Tom McCall Upper Elementary School Roots and Shoots group for a Students Rebuild effort to aid Syria. Later, attendees will have the opportunity to break bread together while also enjoying soup and beverages.

Jan. 15, 2016