MLK Week

About MLK Week

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his legacy of strength, resilience and compassion are a worldwide touchstone of civic responsibility and action. This January, we invite you to honor his memory and the contributions of others who stand for justice by participating in University of Washington’s MLK Week. The week includes opportunities to roll up your sleeves and serve, be inspired by performances, learn about race and democracy, bear witness to artifacts from justice movements, and more.

Help us spread the word and carry on Dr. King’s legacy by sharing information about MLK Week events — scheduled between January 14 and 21 — with your UW communities.

Key messages

  • The legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the civil rights struggle he has come to represent is alive in the art, advocacy and service work of modern-day social-justice warriors. UW MLK Week honors the history of these movements while offering space to explore and celebrate current justice work.
  • There are many ways to get involved with #UWMLKWeek
    • MLK birthday party
    • MLK Day of Service through United Way
    • The Community March and Rally at Garfield High School
    • Lectures
    • Performances

Website

uw.edu/mlkweek

Social

Hashtags

#uwMLKweek

#HuskiesServe

#UWServes

Poster

MLKWeek 2019 Poster

Sample promotion post:

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his legacy of strength, resilience and compassion are a worldwide touchstone of civic responsibility and action. There are lots of ways to honor his memory and celebrate the contributions of others who stand for justice by participating in University of Washington’s MLK Week. Share how you’re marking the holiday at #uwmlkweek.

MLK quote - time is always right

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MLK quote - time is always right