entrance to the office of the African-American Resource Center

Each year, during the month of January, the University of Pennsylvania and our surrounding communities come together to commemorate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This commemoration includes a day of service on our campus and in the Philadelphia community from January 15, 2024 and continues with programming and events through February 02, 2024.

We invite your organization to plan a program in conjunction with the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Symposium.

For a list of 2024 MLK Symposium Events, click HERE.

If you have any events that you wish to add to this calendar please use this link to fill out a form. Before submitting event details please review the current MLK event calendar for similar programs or timing conflicts. The deadline for program submission is the third Wednesday in December.

If you have any further questions, please email aarc@upenn.edu.

Join the Facebook Group: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Commemorative Symposium for Social Change.

For videos of the recent MLK event, visit the 2022 MLK Symposium Recorded Events.

Note: In case of inclement weather, please go to www.upenn.edu.  If it is posted that the University is closed, events will be CANCELED for that day.  Any postponements will be posted on the calendar.

Reverend Dr. Wiliam Barber II attending a reception with large group

Rev. Dr. William Barber II, interfaith speaker (center) at African Studies reception in conversation with a group of event attendees.

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