Maryville University’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration will be held at noon on January 30, 2020, in the Auditorium. This year’s theme is “Leadership through the King Legacy.”
The program will feature a panel of professionals who honor King’s life and legacy through their daily work toward social justice from the intersection of religion, civic engagement and education. Panel members include:
- Starsky Wilson, President, and CEO of the Deaconess Foundation
- Adrian Bracy, CEO of YWCA of Metro St. Louis
- Art McCoy, Superintendent of Schools, Jennings School District
- Melissa Brickey, Executive Director of the Diversity Awareness Partnership
Turan Mullins, assistant dean for diversity and inclusion, will facilitate the discussion. The event is free and open to the public; seating is on a first-come basis.