January 17, 2009
Media Contact: Stephanie Page Duesing, 407-646-2203
What: This three-day celebration will honor the life and dreams of Martin Luther King, Jr. and take advantage of an opportunity to teach King’s message of leadership, education and social justice. Events are free and open to the public.
When: Saturday, January 17- Monday, January 19
Where: Rollins College
1000 Holt Ave.
Winter Park, FL 32789
Visitor parking is available in the SunTrust Plaza Parking Garage.
Background: Rollins invites the community to celebrate and honor the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. for his work toward racial equality and economic justice for all people. All events take place on the Rollins College campus. For more information, please contact Director of the Office of Multicultural Affairs Mahjabeen Rafiuddin at 407-646-1240 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, January 17 at 6 p.m.
Movie Night – The movie "Crash" will be shown followed by a conversation about the significance of the movie.
Location: SunTrust Auditorium, Roy E. Crummer Hall
Sunday, January 18 at 8 p.m.
Open Mic/Spoken Word – All are welcome as poets share their work in a coffee house atmosphere. Refreshments will be served.
Location: Dave’s Down Under, Cornell Campus Center
Monday, January 19 at 6:30 p.m.
Candlelight Vigil – Don’t miss the culmination of the three-day celebration. The vigil will feature commentary and music. Student speakers will address King’s message about leadership, social justice and education.
Location: Cornell Fine Arts Museum Patio