Sponsored events

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

Date: Monday, Jan. 19
More information: MLK community-wide day of service and march to MLK Park. For more information, download this flyer, visit the Office of Diversity and Inclusion website, or visit the MLK celebration website.

MLK Birthday celebration

Date: Monday, Jan. 26
Time: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Location: 208 Bernhard Center
More information: A program honoring Dr. King’s birthday is sponsored by Center for Student Learning and Development. More details will be coming soon.

Black History Month 2015 - Black Love Week

Date: February 8-14
More information: The Division of Multicultural Affairs will be co-sponsoring the Black Love Week programs held in the second week of February 2015. Black Love Week is sponsored by several organizations on campus. During this week, workshops, seminars, as well as speakers will bring awareness of African American culture and rich history. More details will be coming soon.

César E. Chávez birthday banquet and scholarship fundraiser

Date: Saturday, March 21, 2015
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Fetzer Center
More information: The Southwest Michigan César E. Chávez Committee and the Division of Multicultural Affairs in conjunction with several community organizations and businesses will be sponsoring the ninth annual César E. Chávez scholarship fundraiser. The banquet marks the celebration on the Western Michigan University’s campus.

César E. Chávez march

Date: TBA
More information: The César Chávez March will take place in late March or early April 2015. Traditionally, the march starts at Western Michigan University and ends in the Bronson Park in downtown Kalamazoo. The march is symbolic of the César Chávez marches held around the country, to bring awareness about the struggles of farmworkers.