Center for Community Partnerships

Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

On Friday January 31, 2014, Wesleyan University will celebrate the life of Martin Luther King Jr. There will be a keynote address by Tim Wise at 3:15pm in Memorial Chapel.  Tim Wise is among the most prominent anti-racist writers and educators in the United States. Named one of “25 Visionaries Who are Changing Your World,” by Utne Reader, Wise has spoken in all 50 states, on over 800 college and high school campuses, and to community groups across the nation. More information can be found here: 

If you reserved FREE community tickets to this event, tickets can be picked up the day of the event at willcall - specific information will be emailed to those that signed up for tickets. Registration for these tickets is now closed! If you would like to watch the event, you can do so via webcast by visiting this website during the event:

Please contact Diana Martinez ( with any questions.

Ticket Reservation for Keynote Address (for Greater Middletown community members) is now closed
Friday January 31st, 3:15pm, Memorial Chapel

Here are some samples of prior conversations on race and racism by Tim Wise: