Faculty, staff, students to be honored at UO MLK event – AroundtheO – DC Initiative on Racial Equity
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The University of Oregon invites all members of its Eugene and Portland campuses and community members to the UO Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration and Awards Ceremony Thursday, Jan. 13. This year’s theme is “Amplifying Voices for Racial Solidarity and Equity.”

The program, a pre-recorded virtual event featuring a live chat, will premiere on the UO YouTube channel on Jan. 13 at 11 a.m. A link to the virtual event will be posted on the Division of Equity and Inclusion website beginning Jan. 12.

Previously planned watch parties in Eugene have been cancelled and replaced with grab-and-go boxed lunches and free Martin Luther King Jr. swag. All will be available in the Erb Memorial Union Gumwood Room from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Pre-registration is required for lunch boxes.

The Portland watch party will be Jan. 13, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the White Stag Building, Main Event Room (1st Floor). Lunch will be provided and pre-registration by Jan. 7 is required.

Jamar Bean, program advisor of the Multicultural Cente

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