Diversity, Inclusion & Equity Events

Each month, please engage with the MGA events presented by various offices, departments, schools, and organizations to celebrate diversity, inclusion, and equity in various ways! Explore the digital educational resources and community events shared here as well! Check back often as events are added. Also check out our social media pages @mgadiversity on FB and IG!

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Office of Diversity, Inclusion, & Equity

Dr. Martin Luther King. Jr: His Life and Legacy: Digital Resource Guide - MGA Library

January 18-31 - Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: Words of Peace & Unity
The Office of Diversity is sponsoring a social media campaign during MLK week until the end of January for campus and community awareness of the significance of Dr. King’s life and many words of peace that he shared. Like and Follow @mgadiversity on Facebook and Instagram

January 18- 31 - MLK Commemorative Book Display & Resources
The Office of Diversity and the MGA Libraries are sponsoring a book display highlighting the life and impact of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 

January 24 @ Noon-1:00pm - VIRTUAL via TEAMS - link will be sent via email in advance
Speaker/Author: Mr. Harold Michael Harvey
“My C.T. Vivian Story: A Powerful Flame that Burned Brightly”
Join MLK Day guest speaker Mr. Harold Michael Harvey for a discussion of his book about his friend and neighbor, the Rev. C.T. Vivian, an early civil rights organizer and field general for the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. More Info

Mr. Harold Michael Harvey is the Living Now 2020 Bronze Medal winner for his memoir Freaknik Lawyer: A Memoir on the Craft of Resistance. He is the author of a book on Negro Leagues Baseball, The Duke of 18th & Vine: Bob Kendrick Pitches Negro Leagues Baseball. He writes feature stories for Black College Nines. Com. Harvey is a member of the Collegiate Baseball Writers Association, the HBCU Pro Sports Media Association, and a member of the Legends Committee for the National College Baseball Hall of Fame.  

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January 19- February 2, 2022 - Registration for Black History Month Student Day Trip

The Office of Student Life and The Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity are proud to offer this incredible opportunity to all students at MGA! Join us Thursday, February 17, 2022 for a day trip to Atlanta via Charter Bus to explore the National Center for Civil and Human Rights.

Take the Inclusion Pledge and get your "I Took The Pledge" t-shirt to wear the day of the trip. (Pledge is included in the trip registration) Registration is required and will be open January 19th - February 3rd. The registration link will be "live" starting January 19th. Seating is limited to the first 45 students to complete registration AND submit travel waivers as instructed. For more information, see your MGA Knight Life App!

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Check back for more MGA campus events!

 

VIRTUAL EVENTS

History Alive! Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.: The Last Five Years
Monday, January 17, 2022 @ 1:00-2:00pm OR
Monday, January 24, 2022 @ 1:00-2:00pm
National Museum of African American History & Culture
Honor the legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with living history interpreter John W. McCaskill as he chronicles the last five years of King’s life and shares other stories of the individuals who fought to end racial segregation and discrimination in the United States.


GEORGIA COMMUNITY EVENTS

Macon-Bibb County MLK Celebration Events

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MLK Day -  NAACP Houston County Branch - Warner Robins

 

The King Center (Atlanta) - virtual and in-person events

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Celebrate The Legacy of Dr. King at The National Center for Civil & Human Rights - Atlanta

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Coming soon Black History Month Events!  Send in your event submissions via the Diversity Event Submission Form at the top of this page or via email to diversity@mga.edu along with your flyer, if needed.