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Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration

Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration

Celebrate the Dream

Each year, Case Western Reserve University honors Martin Luther King, Jr.—the holiday, the man and the legacy—with a celebration that includes a range of activities including workshops, films, panel discussions and acclaimed speakers.

Margot Lee Shetterly, writer, researcher, and entrepreneur, headlines the 2017 MLK Convocation on Friday, February 3 at 12:30 p.m. in the Kelvin and Eleanor Smith Foundation Ballroom at the Tinkham Veale University Center on the campus of Case Western Reserve University. The facility is located at 11038 Bellflower Rd, Cleveland, OH  44106.  Limited self-parking is available in Lot S-29 (Campus Center Parking Garage) which connects to the Tinkham Veale University Center. Hourly rates apply. Click here for campus parking map.  

All members of the university and the community at large are invited to observe King's holiday and recognize his commitment to social justice and global peace. 

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Committee is now accepting funding requests for programming in honor of the 2017 MLK Celebration which will take place from Monday, January 16 - Friday, February 3, 2017. The theme of the celebration is "Hope in Solidarity.Click here to learn more about the 2017 MLK Celebration Week Call for Proposals

Margot Lee Shetterly

Bestselling author, Margot Lee Shetterly, whose book Hidden Figures will be the subject of a major motion film to be released this winter, will deliver the keynote address at the 2017 Martin Luther King, Jr. Convocation.