OUHSC Martin Luther King Junior Program

Keynote: Cece Jones Davis


Free Food

Tuesday, January 18 @ 12:00 PM

College of Allied Health, 1200 N. Stonewall Ave, room 1117

On behalf of the HSC African American Student Association (AASA), we cordially invite you to the Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration on Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at Noon CST.

 

The celebration event will take place in the College of Allied Health, room 1117, (1200 N. Stonewall Ave). Additionally, zoom participation is an option for those who want to attend virtually. This year’s celebration will feature keynote speaker Cece Jones-Davis.

 

Cece Jones-Davis is an ordained minister, speaker, singer, social advocate, and entrepreneur from rural Virginia. She is a graduate of Howard University, Yale Divinity School, and the Yale Institute of Sacred Music, Worship, and the Arts, and a member of the inaugural class of Princeton’s Black Theology Leadership Institute. She is passionate about racial healing, women and girls issues, and criminal justice reform. Cece facilitates anti-racism training for nonprofit and faith-based organizations and is a 2021 Heartland Emmy Award Nominee for her work in co-hosting Painful History, Evolving Future on the KFOR news channel. In 2019, she received the Phil Wahl Abolitionist of the Year Award by the Oklahoma Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty (OCADP), and a Special Congressional Recognition for her efforts in civil rights and social justice.

 

Please plan to join us for this cornerstone event of the HSC calendar. Masks are required, and individual boxed lunches will be provided as a take-away option for the first 120 attendees.

 

Questions? Contact Maria Esparza, Multicultural Student Services Coordinator, at Maria-D-Esparza@ouhsc.edu or (405) 271-2416.