Eastern Michigan University hosts MLK Day of Service as part of week-long Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration

As part of Eastern Michigan University’s week-long Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration. You are invited to cover the second day of events (Friday, January 17), including:

  • MLK Day of Service (9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.) Begins at Student Center Ballroom B): The EMU VISION Volunteer Center will host a morning of volunteering in the local community as a part of EMU's MLK Celebration. Participants will be assigned a service site upon arrival. Transportation to and from service site will be provided. *This event is for enrolled EMU students and EMU faculty and staff only.


  • The Color of Drums Poetry Celebration (7-9:30 p.m. Pease Auditorium): The Color of Drums (TCOD) is an annual show hosted by The EMU Poetry Society where acting and poetry collide on stage.


This is TCOD's 18th annual MLK Celebration show. The show entails multiple skits performed by the Poetry Society as it relates to common topics throughout today's society, revolving around social justice. *Disclaimer: Some content in this show may not be suitable for young children

The full list of events and activities can be found on the celebration website. All events are hosted on EMU’s campus.

Photo and interview opportunities will be available at all events.

Please feel free to contact me if you’re interested in attending any of the events and I am happy to help facilitate!



Morgan Mark

Media Relations Specialist



January 16, 2020

Written by:
Morgan Mark

Morgan Mark