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Idaho State University Martin Luther King Jr. march and program set Jan. 21

January 15, 2019

Photo of the head of the 2018 Martin Luther King March and marchers with a mountain in the background.
A photo from the 2018 march by Eric Gordon, ISU photographer.

POCATELLO – The annual Idaho State University Martin Luther King Jr. march and program will be held on Jan. 21 beginning at 1 p.m. at Holt Arena and ending at the L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center.

Marchers are encouraged to meet on the south side of Holt Arena at 12:30 p.m.

The speaking portion of the event will begin at 1:30 p.m. in the Stephens Center’s Bistline Theatre. The theme of this year’s event is “Reinvigorating the Beloved Community.”

The event is sponsored by the ISU Office of Equity and Inclusion and the ISU Diversity Resource Center, with support from a variety of ISU and community groups. A bus will be available to provide transportation between Holt Arena and the Stephens Performing Arts Center.

ISU President Kevin Satterlee will give remarks and graduate student Olivia Ngadjui will deliver the keynote address.  Refreshments will be provided immediately following the program.