Office of Equity, Diversity and Community Engagement
University Hall 3770
Diversity Events Calendar
MLK Unity Award Recipient Trazon Harris, Mayor Michael Bell and President Loyd Jacobs at 2012 Celebration.
The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Unity Day Celebration is a joint effort between The University of Toledo and City of Toledo. The celebration takes place annually on the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. The 2014 celebration will be on Monday, January 20 in Savage Arena. The show starts at 9:00 a.m., call 419.530.5538 for more information.
MLK Food Drive
We will be collecting food the morning of the event. Click here to explore United Way's website with details on what is being collected. All donations will be delivered to the MLK Kitchen for the Poor.
MLK Resource Fair
Before the celebration on January 20, 2014 many guests will walk through the MLK Community Resource Fair. The fair is full of non-profit organizations from across the city. Please visit the Sullivan Center (inside the main entrance of Savage Arena) to learn about the wonderful resources in our area.
Do you know an unsung hero in the Toledo area? We are looking for nominations to the 2014 MLK Unity Award. Nominees must be living and working in the Toledo area. We are looking to honor individuals who are working on the front lines of social change. Click here to access the nomination form. All forms must be submitted by December 28, 2013
MLK Media Coverage
Please click on the links below to watch or listen to the MLK Planning committee discuss last year's celebration.
For the past 12 years the University of Toledo, the City of Toledo and numerous other community partners have come together to celebrate legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., In previous years more than two thousand students, faculty, staff and community members attended the ceremony in UT's Savage Area while thousands of others watched live on TV on Fox Toledo.