Local events commemorating Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Ogden NAACP:
Sunday – Martin Luther King Prayer Vigil at the Utah State Capitol

Monday – Unity March

  • 9:00 a.m. – Meet at the Marshall White Center (222 28th St, Ogden)
  • 10 a.m. – Early March, Marshall White Center to Ogden Amphitheater
  • 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. – MLK Service Project: “Warm Hearts & Soles”
  • After the Unity Walk: Free Distribution of Children’s Coats and Shoes to the Marshall White Center Community
  • More information on Facebook event page

3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. – Virtual Forum “Voices of Emerging Leaders”
Visit the salt lake:
MLK DAY RALLY & MARS

  • Monday, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. – East High School to Kingsbury Hall

MLK EVENING WITH THE ARTS

  • Tuesday – 5:30pm – 7:00pm – Marriott Center for Dance – Music, art, poetry, dance, all performed by local black artists.

FILM SCREENING AND DISCUSSION – “THE LAST BLACK MAN IN SAN FRANCISCO”

  • Wednesday – 5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. – The Post Office Theater

BOOK DISCUSSION – “NICE RACISM”

  • Thursday – 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. – Virtual event

MLK WEEK SPEAKER: DERRECK KAYONGO

  • Friday – 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. – Virtual or at OC Tanner Ballroom (Alumni House)

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. SERVICE DAY AT THANKSGIVING POINT

  • Monday – 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. – Museum of Natural Curiosity – Assemble food kits for children and families in need in the community.

Click here for more information on these events, as well as other events hosted by the University of Utah, including panel discussions

Jennifer C. Burleigh