Dream Week by Centenary College of Louisiana

A whole week of great events celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Centenary College of Louisiana is celebrating the 12th anniversary of “Dream Week”. During “Dream Week”, Centenary College students, staff, faculty, alumni, and community partners work together for an MLK Service Day.  Participants will landscape, clean, and complete other service projects within Shreveport-Bossier. They will partner with and serve at local schools and non-profit organizations in the community. For more details on the events below, click here to visit their website.


Sunday, January 19, 2020

Unity March

3:00pm – Line up begins at Jones Rice Field


Monday, January 20, 2020

12th Annual MLK Service Day

7:30am – Registration at the Kilpatrick building (If you want to register online click here.)

8:15am – Kick off is at the Fitness Center Featuring Caddo Parish Commissioner Steven Jackson, District 3


Tuesday, January 21, 2020

MLK Convocation

11:15am – Anderson Auditorium

The speaker of this event will be Mrs. Maxine Sarpy (Civil Rights Leader)


Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Forum on “White Privilege”

6:30pm – Located in the Whited Room

Discussion on “White Privilege” co-sponsored by Centenary Black Student Union and facilitators: Dr. Chris Ciocchetti and Dr. Kenna Franklin.


Thursday, January 23, 2020

MLK Alumni Convocation

11:15am – Located in the Whited Room

The speaker will be alumni Mr. Jonathan Ferrell ’05, Director of College Counseling at PACE Academy in Atlanta, GA

Remarks by alumni Ms. Mary Celeste Reagan ’69, first African-American graduate of Centenary College

There will be a movie screening and dialogue of “Harriet” at 7:30pm at the Robinson Film Center.


Friday, January 24, 2020

“I Have a Dream” Open Mic

11:00am – 1:00pm – Located at the Bynum Commons Cafeteria


Saturday, January 25, 2020

9th Annual MLK Oratory Competition and Youth Leadership Awards Ceremony

1:00pm – In the Carlile Auditorium Mickle 114

Remembering the words, speeches, and legacy of Dr. King through the oratory skills of local youth

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