Martin Luther King 2017 Annual Community Celebration to be Held at William Nottingham High School

A Community wide celebration of the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King. Jr., in his commitment to American Civil Rights and Social Justice. Transportation will be provided as part of the Community-Wide Celebration. Schedule of times and locations are listed below, in addition to links for event registration.

Through this event we have the opportunity to enrich Syracuse University students’ understanding and appreciation for civic engagement as both an educational experience on diversity and civic good. We also have help to foster relationships between the University and community by providing a fun-filled, educational experience for children and their families. Below are the three points that Syracuse University Students will get out of this celebration:


Civic Engagement
Student ambassadors
Fostering Relationships

For Registration form and a full schedule of the Community Celebration click on the following: Detailed Schedule of Events MLK Community Celebration Nottingham High School

Information Tables

As part of the Community Celebration, organizations will have informational tables. All organization will host a table and provide information about their organization which we know will be of interest to the 300-500 parents and children in attendance.  There are also a scheduled a series of workshops, performances, and plans to have several organizations represented at this event. Workshops and Information tables will be present from 12:20-2:30pm.

List of organizations scheduled to Attend January 2017

Salvation Army
Upstate Medical University
United Healthcare
Volunteer Lawyers Project
Village Birth International
Grand Canyon University Onondaga County Department of Parks and Recreation
Cornell Cooperative Extension
Prevention Network
And Many More will be there!

MLK Community Event plug

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The Information Tables will be open between 12:00-2:30 p.m. this allows for community organizations, and colleges/university’s to inform and educate students and families about services that are offered within their very own neighborhoods. The workshops that are held provide artistic, cultural and different educational teachings.

The event will take place on Saturday, January 31st at William Nottingham High School, and begins at 12 noon with registration. Workshops are scheduled as follows:

  • 12:20-1:20 p.m. – Workshop Session I
  • 1:30-2:30 p.m. – Workshop Session II
  • 2:35 p.m. Celebrating Dr. King’s Legacy – Led by the Syracuse Elks Pride Drumline
  • 3:30 p.m. Closing Remarks


MLK Nottingham Transportation Schedule

MLK Nottingham Transportation Schedule (Click on image to enlarge)


Saturday, January 28, 2017
William Nottingham High School
3100 E. Genesee Street
Syracuse, NY 13224