Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration and Community Service Awards
The Johns Hopkins University and The Johns Hopkins Hospital/Health Systems proudly presents the Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration and Community Service Awards.
Johns Hopkins' annual commemoration celebrates the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. by honoring community service by members of JHU and JHH/JHHS who demonstrate the same spirit of volunteerism and citizenship that characterized the life of Dr. King. Throughout his life, Dr. King had a deep faith in what people working together could accomplish for themselves and for their nation.
The 2014 Johns Hopkins Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration will take place on Friday, January 10, 2014 at Noon in the Turner Auditorium on the East Baltimore campus. In addition to the presentation of the Community Service Awards, the keynote speaker will be Freeman A. Hrabowski, President of the University of Maryland Baltimore County.
Who May Attend?
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration event is open to all Johns Hopkins employees, faculty, staff, and students. The program will end at approximately 1:30 pm.
Additional Viewing Options
The event also will be simulcast to Homewood in the Great Hall/Levering Buildling, All Children's Hospital, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Johns Hopkins at Wyman Park Sheikh Zayed Tower-Chevy Chase Bank Auditorium, Sibley Memorial Hospital, Suburban Hospital. A link to the video of the event will be available after January 10th.
Johns Hopkins Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration Celebration keynote speakers have included:
2013- Benjamin Jealous
1998- Levi Watkins, Benjamin Carson