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Diversity and Inclusion

The Inclusion and Diversity Council would like to invite you to participate in one of the community engagement events on January 20, 2020. The events are being held to recognize the spirit of service inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 

Jonesboro

Activity: March/Parade

Time: 10:30 am 

Location: The parade starts on the A-State campus will begin at the Military Science Building on Aggie Road. From there, the parade will go east on Marion Berry Parkway and north to Johnson Avenue. The parade will then go east, then turn south onto University Loop East and will end at Fowler Center, 201 Olympic Drive.

What to Wear: MLK Parade Wear our Aviator Blue beanie and gloves

 

Activity: Annual Dr. Martin L. King Jr. Day Community Program 

Time: 12:00 pm

Location: Fowler Center's Riceland Hall 201 Olympic Dr, Jonesboro, AR 72401

 

Activity: Unveiling of the new Dr. Martin L. King Jr. street signs

Time: 2:30 pm

Location: Intersection of Commerce and Highland Streets

 

Newport

Activity: Picking up trash and sharing about MLK day and its importance -

Time: 8:00 am - 9:00 am

Location: Meet at Housing Authority located at 945 Hout Circle, Newport, AR 72112

Details: Trash bags and gloves will be provided. 

What to Wear: MLK Parade Wear our Aviator Blue beanie and gloves

NOTE: If interested, leave at 9:00 to travel to Jonesboro to participate in the Jonesboro Parade and/or attend the12:00 guest speaker event held at Fowler Center’s Riceland Hall. 

Marked Tree

Activity: Picking up trash and sharing about MLK day and its importance - 

Time: 8:00 am - 9:00 am

Location: Meet at Cash Saver Plus 206 Hester Parker Dr, Marked Tree, AR 72365

Details: Trash bags and gloves will be provided. 

What to Wear: MLK Parade Wear our Aviator Blue beanie and gloves

NOTE: If interested, leave at 9:00 to travel to Jonesboro to participate in the Jonesboro Parade and/or attend the12:00 guest speaker event held at Fowler Center’s Riceland Hall. 

 

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