MLK Living Legacy

2022 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Living Legacy Convocation

Thursday, January 20th 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm The Office for Diversity and Inclusion and Alumni Relations are happy to announce that the 2022 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Living Legacy Convocation will take the TED Talk format. Our speakers represent faculty, staff, students, and alumni from across all UConn locations. Speakers: Michael Bradford – Vice […]

National Day of Racial Healing: Feminista Jones Talk

Racial Healing: The Need for Radical Action in Institutions Tuesday, January 18th  The Office for Diversity and Inclusion is hosting a virtual event in honor of the National Day of Racial Healing: Guest Speaker: Feminista Jones Feminista Jones is a Philadelphia-based feminist writer, public speaker, community activist and social worker. She is an award-winning writer and […]

In Honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2022

The University of Connecticut will observe the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday on Monday, January 17. Observing this holiday provides an opportunity for all of us at UConn to reflect on Dr. King’s life and legacy. In particular, we invite you to reflect on the importance of standing up for racial, social, and economic justice […]

2021 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Living Legacy Convocation

The Office for Diversity and Inclusion is happy to announce that Dr. Ibram Kendi, a renowned historian and leading antiracist scholar, will be the keynote speaker at the 2021 MLK Jr. Living Legacy Convocation. Topic: How to be Antiracist: Implications for Individuals, Institutions and Society Date: January 21, 2021 Time: 6:00 – 7:30pm Format: Virtual […]