Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Events

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

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RESOURCES

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr: His Life and Legacy

Check out the digital resource guide on Dr. King. Presented by MGA Libraries & the Office of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

Visit MGA Libraries in-person for book displays in honor of MLK and Black History Month in February! Stop by each month for additional displays! Presented by MGA Libraries

Celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. with this special collection by PBS. Each of the features below is a window into MLK and his legacy on civil rights and equality in the U.S. Be inspired by the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. 

Campus events

January 31st, 6:00pm - MLK: Where Do We Go From Here, Join the student-led event on Microsoft Teamsas part of month-long MLK celebrations, Hosted by the Black Student Unification and Model African Union

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January 25th3:00-4:00pm -Panelist, Ashley Thompson, M.Ed., DEI Coordinator, MGA's Office of DiversityGrowth Mindset Workshop Part 1: "Spring into Action with a Growth Mindset" The virtual workshop will be conducted in teams. Topic: Helping students learn how a Growth Mindset can assist with understanding the importance of diversity and equity to create a welcoming, inclusive learning environment. For more information: Jeannie Ruggerio, Coordinator, Student Success Center, jeannie.ruggerio@mga.edu. Hosted by the Student Success Center 

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Community events

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Macon-Bibb 2023 MLK Celebration Schedule

Month of January 2023 Martin Luther King Jr. was born on January 15, 1929, in Atlanta, Georgia. King, both a Baptist minister and civil-rights activist, had a seismic impact on race relations in the United States, beginning in the mid-1950s. Celebration events are being held across Macon, Georgia.

 

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Things to do for MLK Day in Atlanta

Month of January 2023 - January is the month when Atlanta celebrates the life and accomplishments of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Of course, Atlanta is proud of the civil rights leader and his deep association with our city every day.  While we all try to live by his principles, January is when the world focuses its attention on his legacy. Here in Atlanta there are several ways to honor him, including a visit to The King Center and many civil rights landmarks along Auburn Avenue


 

 

 

 

 

Please send in your diversity, equity, and inclusion 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.