For Knights looking for a way to celebrate MLK day, look no farther.
The LEAD Scholars Academy has teamed up with the Multicultural Student Center to put together the annual Martin Luther King Jr. parade in downtown Orlando.
The parades theme will be “Remember, Celebrate, Act! King’s Legacy for Peace and Justice in Our World” and will take place on Saturday at 10 a.m.
For those who are looking to participate in the parade, the time commitment is from 7:30 a.m to 2 p.m., and includes transportation to and from the event, marching in the parade, and a tour of the Wells Built Historical Museum.
Those who are interested in participating can fill out the form linked here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSduTE-dCEZMVn5PoKqt-ZCzjomjyukGroTVwWOp6ss7N0CLHw/viewform?c=0&w=1
For Knights looking to remember Martin Luther King Jr. a little closer to home, the Multicultural Student Center will host a “Tools for a Young Activist” screening of Selma, a movie based on the true story of Martin Luther King Jr.’s march from Selma to Montgomery in 1965.
The screening will take place from 5 p.m.- 8:30 p.m. in the Live Oak Ballroom/ Garden Room on Tuesday, January 17.
You can contact the Multicultural Student Center at 407-823-0401 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or the LEAD Scholars Academy at 407-823-2223 with questions.