Purdue University Northwest 25th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration

Event Information

5:10am - 5:10am

Purdue University Northwest (PNW) invites the Northwest Indiana community to celebrate diversity and inclusion through the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. in two events at its Westville and Hammond campuses Jan. 20 and Jan. 21.

Vanessa Allen-McCloud, president and CEO of the Urban League of Northwest Indiana, will deliver the keynote presentation at both celebrations.

25th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration Breakfast

  • Monday January 20, 2020
  • 8:30 a.m. – 10 a.m.
  • Purdue University Northwest James B. Dworkin Student Services and Activities Complex, Great Hall
  • 1401 South U.S. Highway 421 Westville, IN

Guests are encouraged to bring new socks, which Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority will donate to the local community and abroad. All sizes are welcome.

For more information, visit www.pnw.edu/mlk-celebration/ or contact Laura Odom, associate director of the Office of Equity, Diversity & Inclusion, at

(219) 785-5545 or odoml@pnw.edu. To request a disability-related accommodation for these events, please contact the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at edi@pnw.edu or (219) 989-2163 (Hammond) or (219) 785-5545 (Westville).