Martin Luther King Jr. Convocation

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. 


2024 MLK Convocation  

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This year's keynote address will be given by media personality and political analyst, Tiffany Cross, on Friday, January 19, 2024, at 12:45 p.m. in the Kelvin and Eleanor Smith Foundation Ballroom in the Tinkham-Veale University Center.

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

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The  Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Convocation featuring Tiffany Cross. The event is proceeding as normal and will begin at 12:45 p.m. in the Tinkham Veale University Center, Kelvin & Eleanor Smith Foundation Grand Ballroom. However, we understand that due to the weather conditions, some may choose not to attend. For those guests, we will share a recorded version following the event at a later date. 

For those who still plan to join us on campus, please allow enough time for safe travel. As a reminder, parking is available in the Campus Center Parking Lot 29, 11172 East Blvd., Cleveland, OH 44106.

A dessert reception will follow the keynote address