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MLK Day of Greatness March and Rally is Jan. 20

By: Kathleen Tuck   Published 10:17 am / January 13, 2014

MLK Day of Greatness March and Rally Photo

Boise State University’s annual MLK Living Legacy Celebration kicks off with the Day of Greatness march and rally on Monday, Jan. 20. The general public is invited to meet at 8:30 a.m. in the Student Union Jordan Ballroom. The day includes making posters to carry down Capitol Boulevard for a rally on the Statehouse steps.

The rally concludes with official State of Idaho recognition of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Members of the MLK Living Legacy Committee, along with other student leaders, will speak.

F13_MSS_MLK14_ECI_CB_FThe purpose of the annual celebration is to evoke a passion for human rights and to highlight Martin Luther King Jr.’s example of positive change while respecting others’ unique individuality and beliefs.

The schedule is as follows:

8:30 a.m., Student Union Jordan Ballroom

  • Poster making (materials will be provided.)
  • Meet representatives of local nonprofits
  • Sign up to volunteer for future projects or charitable events

10:30 a.m., march down Capitol Boulevard 

11:30 a.m., rally at the Idaho Statehouse

For more information and a full schedule of events, visit the MLK Living Legacy website,