Save the date: 36th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration

Image caption: 'Stone of Hope' at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington, D.C.

The 36th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration will take place from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 19, in Turner Auditorium on the East Baltimore campus. Seating for this celebration is on a first-come, first-served basis.

The keynote speaker will be Bill Strickland, president and CEO of the nonprofit Manchester Bidwell Corp. in Pittsburgh; a noted community leader, speaker, and author; and a recipient of a MacArthur "genius" grant and the Goi Peace Award.

In addition, eight candidates from the Johns Hopkins University and Health System will be recognized with the 2017 Award for Community Service.

Learn more about this annual event on the MLK Jr. Community Service Awards page of the Work, Life and Engagement website.

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