Arts and Culture

ReV. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Events

Celebrating the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Each year, Edmonds Community College celebrates the life, work, and message of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The celebration brings the community together through dance, music, and inspirational speakers to encourage growth as culturally competent citizens with understanding and respect for our changing community.

2019 MLK Celebration

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Black Box Theatre, Edmonds CC

12:30 p.m.  Student event (tickets on a first come, first served basis starting at 11 a.m.)

7 p.m. Community event (reserve tickets) or call 425.640.1448

Featured speaker Dr. Michael Benitez

Dr. BenitezMichael Benitez, Ph.D., is a nationally-acclaimed activist-scholar, practitioner, and educator, with extensive experience in diversity issues in higher education. He is known for his down-to-earth, insightful commentary and critical perspectives on social and cultural issues including social justice education, equity and inclusion, diversity and multiculturalism, intercultural development, identity formation, race and ethnic relations, knowledge representation and production, youth and leadership development, student success, and critical pedagogy and praxis.

Find out more about Dr. Benitez.

Get involved!

There are many ways to participate in the MLK events and we encourage and welcome our community to not only attend but to get involved! If you are interested in sponsorship, volunteering, participating, attending, or want to partner in this celebration contact one of our planning team members. We look forward to hearing your ideas and working with you.