Center for Community Partnerships

Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration
We shall overcome:  How far have we come?

On Friday January 30, 2015, Wesleyan University will celebrate the life of Martin Luther King Jr. There will a panel discussion, moderated by Antonio Farias, Vice-President for Equity and Inclusion, at 3:15pm in Memorial Chapel. 


Dr. Riché J. Daniel Barnes, Assistant Professor of Afro-American Studies, Smith College

Dreisen Heath ’15, African American Studies and FGSS major, Wesleyan University

Kiese Laymon, Associate Professor of English, Vassar College

Chief Joseph Dooley, President of the CT Police Chiefs Association

For more information, visit the MLK Celebration homepage.

There is a block of tickets available for community members - it is first come, first serve. Please fill out the form below and you will receive an email confirmation. Registration will close on Monday January 26th.

Please contact Cathy Lechowicz ( with any questions.