Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

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. 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. 

2023 MLK Convocation  

Martin Luther King Jr. Convocation 2023 Digital Program


African American woman smiling in red dress
New York Times Bestselling author, Nic Stone, will give the keynote address at this year's convocation taking place Friday, January 20, 2023 at 12:45 p.m. in the Kelvin and Eleanor Smith Foundation Ballroom in the Tinkham-Veale University Center.

Kimberly Jones, regretfully, has to cancel due to an unanticipated personal matter. 

This event is free and open to the campus community and the general public, but registration is strongly encouraged.