MLK Leadership Prayer Breakfast
The Georgetown Ministerial Alliance and the Georgetown Police Department will host the MLK Leadership Prayer Breakfast from 7-8:30 a.m. The event will be held virtually at bit.ly/2XBDGRr. For more information, contact GMA President Rev. Harriett Jones at [email protected].
Day of Service
The United Way of Williamson County is sponsoring a Day of Service on MLK Day from 9 a.m. to noon for youth or adults. The Day of Service includes virtual and in-person locations throughout Williamson County. To register, go to unitedway-wc.org/MLK_DOS or call 512-255-6799.
Virtual MLK Day celebration
The Georgetown Fellowship of Churches will host a virtual MLK Day celebration event featuring speaker Paula Dawning at noon. Register to attend the event at bit.ly/2K4Gkfq.
Youth Service Day
The Georgetown Project is hosting a Youth Service Day on MLK Day for high school students in grades nine to 12, including a limited number of smaller projects because of COVID-19. The group plans to host a larger service day later this year.
Interested individuals should contact The Georgetown Project at 512-943-0074 for opportunities and availability.
Southwestern University Dream Week events
Southwestern University will host several events for its annual Dream Week programming.
- “Southwestern University’s Racial History": The Race and Ethnicity Studies annual symposium’s first session at 4 p.m. Jan. 21 will lay out the broader context of the mid-1800s when Southwestern was founded. A Q&A will follow the presentation. Visit ringcentr.al/35EAucd to register to attend the virtual event.
- Keynote presentation: The university will host a webinar performance from scholar, poet, playwright, and activist Sonia Sanchez from 7-8 p.m. Jan. 22. Register to attend the virtual event at ringcentr.al/35xJ3Wd.
- The Latina History Project: The Race and Ethnicity Studies annual symposium part two at 4 p.m. Jan. 26 will feature the LHP, a faculty-student humanities collaborative providing archival and educational resources on Chicana/Latina feminism and activism in Texas since the 1960s. Join the event at ringcentr.al/2N2GXY8.
In addition, several city offices and facilities will be closed Jan. 18 in recognition of the holiday. For more information about city closures, visit https://bit.ly/3qj6z1m.