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 2013 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 will be shown live at various locations throughout the Johns Hopkins Community. The list of locations along with the link to view the event via the Internet will be made available closer to the event date.
Johns Hopkins Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration Celebration keynote speakers have included:
2013- Benjamin Jealous
1998- Levi Watkins, Benjamin Carson