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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 weeklong celebration that includes a range of activities including workshops, films, panel discussions and acclaimed speakers.

Bryan Stevenson, founder and Executive Director of the Equal Justice Initiative, headlines the 2016 MLK Convocation on Friday, January 22 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. 


Click here to listen to Bryan Stevenson's conversation on 90.3 WCPN, which aired on January 18, 2016. 

Bryan Stevenson 

Founder and Executive Director of the Equal Justice Initiative, Bryan Stevenson, will deliver the keynote address at this year's Martin Luther King, Jr. Convocation.  The New Yorker named Stevenson's TED Talk on the subject of injustice one of five essential TED Talks.



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