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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Peace Awards Ceremony

Friday, January 15, 2021

The program starts at 9:00 a.m.

The program will conclude at 11:00 a.m.

Host and MC: Amber Mozet

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Melina Abdullah

Peace Awardees:

Vincent Cervantes, Founder and Organizing Director, Denver Alliance Street Health Response 

Dr. Chalane Lechuga, Associate Professor Chicana/o Studies

Alejandra Merjil, Alumnus, MSU Denver 

Know Justice, Know Peace Panel Discussion

Friday, January 15, 2021

The program starts at 2:30 p.m.

The program will conclude at 4:00 p.m.

Featured Panelist:

Dr. Melina Abdullah, Professor of Pan-African Studies, California State University, Los Angeles 

Dr. Michael Benitez, Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion, MSU Denver

Dr. Andrea Borrego, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice and Criminology, MSU Denver

Stephen Brackett,  Flobots Lead Singer and Community Activist

Sondra Young, President of Denver Chapter of the NAACP


Spirit of MLK Drive

We are planning a virtual event for the 2021 MLK Peace Breakfast. In lieu of purchasing tickets to attend the breakfast and program this year, we are asking attendees to submit a donation that will benefit MSU Denver’s Student Emergency Fund. Please donate here and enter “2021 MLK Peace Breakfast” in the comments box. 

Past MLK Peace Breakfasts

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