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 11th anniversary in 2019. Participants will landscape, clean, and complete other service projects at local schools and non-profit organizations within the Shreveport-Bossier community.

Dream Week Events

 

MONDAY, JANUARY 21, 2019

11th Annual MLK Service Day 
7:30 am • Kilpatrick • Registration
 
8:15 am • Fitness Center • Kick-off 

Featuring: Shreveport Mayor Adrian Perkins and District 3 Commissioner Steven Jackson 

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

REGISTER for service day.

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TUESDAY, JANUARY 22, 2019 

MLK Convocation
11:15 am • Anderson Auditorium 

Speaker: Doratha "Dodie" Smith – Simmons, Freedom Rider and early member of the New Orleans chapter of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE)

View the Ms. Dodie Smith-Simmons convocation here.

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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 23, 2019 

Documentary & Dialogue
6:30 pm • Whited Room 

Documentary “I Am Not Your Negro" followed by panel discussion at 8:00 pm.

Panelists:
Andia Augustin-Billy, Assistant Professor of French and Francophone Studies at Centenary

Jeff Hendricks, Professor of English at Centenary

Cieltia Adams, Adjunct Professor of English at Bossier Parish Community College

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THURSDAY, JANUARY 24, 2019
 

MLK Alumni Convocation
11:15 am • Whited Room

Speaker: Dr. Christopher Edgar Lavan, Assistant Provost for Experiential Learning & Teaching Innovation, Univ. of TN

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A Conversation on Servant Leadership & Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
6:15 pm • Kilpatrick Auditorium

Facilitator: Don Horton, partner at Diversity Matters, LLC

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FRIDAY, JANUARY 25, 2019
  

Civil Rights Spotlight
11:00 am - 1:00 pm • Bynum Commons Cafeteria 

“African-American Women and the Civil Rights Movement” Collaboration w/ National Organization of Women & Black Student Union


SATURDAY, JANUARY 26, 2019

8th 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.

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