Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration

Jan. 21, 2019

Campus Union (CUB), Lobby

ENMU and the Office of Campus Life invite community members and ENMU students, faculty and staff to join us in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. on Jan. 21, 2019.

A breakfast meeting of community leaders at 8 a.m. in the ENMU Campus Union (CUB) Ballroom will begin the day. (Invitations for this event have been sent.)

A march commemorating Dr. King’s role in the civil rights movement begins at 5 p.m. at the Portales Memorial Building.

Following the march, refreshments will be served at the Campus Union (CUB) Ballroom, followed by the MLK Program at 6 p.m.

The program includes comments by Mr. David Briseño former educator and administrator and current practice manager and director of Outreach at La Casa Family Health Center in Portales. He will discuss the historic Serna vs. Portales schools lawsuit that integrated local schools. The program will also include special performances by Dance Studio Extreme, Portales High School Choir and ENMU student O’Shaun Estrada.

Sodexo is also providing a special buffet for the celebration from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Special events prices will apply to the meal.

We hope you will join us as we come together to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on this special day!

Please contact the Office of Campus Life if you have any questions or need additional information, 575.562.2108.

Sponsored by the city of Portales Cultural Affairs Committee, Eastern New Mexico University and the New Mexico State Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission.