MLK Service Day and Dream Week

Dream Week begins with Centenary students, staff, faculty, alumni, and community partners working together on the College's MLK Service Day, an event celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2018. Participants will paint, clean, and make repairs to local schools and non-profit organizations within the Shreveport community. 

Dream Week Events

MONDAY, JANUARY 15, 2018

10th Annual MLK Service Day • 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Featuring Mayor Ollie Tyler
Check-in Begins at 7:00 am in Kilpatrick Auditorium

Service Sites: Common Ground, Shreveport Green, Renzi Education & Art Center, Stoner Hill Elementary, NW LA Food Bank, and MLK Health Center

Volunteers will receive a t-shirt upon availability and lunch will be provided on campus at the end of the service day.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 16, 2018 

A Conversation on Making the Dream a Reality with Pastor Roosevelt Seaberry
7:00 pm • Mickle 114 – Carlile Auditorium


WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 17, 2018 

"Beyond Galilee"
7:00 pm • Kilpatrick Auditorium (Smith Building)

***This event has been postponed until February***

FREE Documentary & Discussion chronicling the Civil Rights Movement in Shreveport

Co-sponsored by YWCA Northwest Louisiana & North Louisiana Civil Rights Coalition


THURSDAY, JANUARY 18, 2018 

Annual MLK Convocation
11:10 am • Brown Chapel

Convocation with Reverend Harry Blake, civil rights activist and pastor of the historic Mt. Canaan Baptist Church. View convocation program.

Missed the convocation? Watch Rev. Harry Blake share his story. 


FRIDAY, JANUARY 19, 2018  

Staged Reading Performance: Mahogany Theater’s “The Montgomery Bus Boycott”
7:30 pm • Anderson Auditorium

“The Montgomery Bus Boycott” production, compiled and edited by Dr. Richard Emanuel, tells the story of this historic event that challenged Alabama segregation laws paving the way for the U.S. Supreme Court to rule segregated bus seating unconstitutional.

Students, faculty, and staff with college ID admitted FREE. Admission for general public is $5 per person.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 20, 2018 

7th Annual MLK Oratory Competition and Youth Leadership Awards Ceremony
1:00 pm • Mickle 114

Remember the words, speeches, and legacy of Dr. King through the oratory skills of local youth.

 

Contact Info

Kaylan Walker

Director of Community Engagement