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MLK Week of Action

The Martin Luther King Jr. holiday on Jan. 18, 2021, is the 26th anniversary of the day of service that celebrates the Civil Rights leader’s life and legacy. Observed each year on the third Monday in January as “a day on, not a day off,” MLK Day is the only federal holiday designated as a national day of service to encourage all Americans to volunteer to improve their communities.

This year UCA is hosting an MLK Week of Action as part of this nationwide MLK Day of Service. Events and links to participate can be found below.

Events

Notes of Encouragement Writing

Monday, January 18- Monday, January 25

The Community Action Program for Central Arkansas (CAPCA) provides a variety of free services and resources to homeless members of our community every year through Project Homeless Connect. While Project Homeless Connect will look different this year due to COVID, we are partnering with CAPCA to include notes of encouragement in resource kits that will be distributed to homeless individuals this January. Handwritten notes can be dropped of in Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center Suite 102

If you're unable drop off handwritten notes, please submit your note of encouragement here and one of our volunteers will write it out to be delivered.

Conway Conversations: National Day of Racial Healing

Tuesday, January 19, 12-1pm

Since 2017, Conway Conversations has provided a space for members of the UCA campus and Conway communities to come together and engage in conversation about social issues affecting diverse groups of community members. Conway Conversations joins other organizations and communities around Arkansas and the nation in commemorating the National Day of Racial Healing by hosting a facilitated conversation with our neighbors using prompts related to race and privilege from We’re Not Really Strangers.

Sign up and get the call-in info at uca.edu/outreach/conversations.

Looking for additional dialogue opportunities? Registration for book discussion groups on Stamped: Race, Antiracism, and You and This Book is Anti-Racist is also open now. Free copies of the books being discussed are available on a first-come, first-served basis.


Advocacy Panel

Thursday, January 21, 1:40-2:40pm

Join us as we hear from a panel of diverse advocacy professionals about their work, what advocacy means to them, and tips for getting involved as a college student. After hearing from each of our panelists, there will be an opportunity for a facilitated Q&A.

Click here to register.

Panelists include: