The Martin Luther King Jr. Award for Community Service recognizes outstanding commitment to volunteer service by members of the Johns Hopkins community. All faculty, staff, graduate students, and retirees are eligible to be nominated for this award.
Hear from keynote speaker Valerie Montgomery Rice, president and dean of the Morehouse School of Medicine, and our own Sherita Hill Golden, vice president and chief diversity officer for Johns Hopkins Medicine. The two physicians will share a conversation on the commemoration’s theme — More Than 50 Years Later: Where Do We Go from Here? The theme challenges us to consider our progress as a society since King’s death in 1968 and to focus on ways to continue advancing equity, particularly in the areas of race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and ability status. It’s also a call to work collaboratively and to create a more just future, together.
The program will feature recipients of the 2019 Martin Luther King Jr. Award for Community Service, who will be recognized for making a difference for those in need. Unified Voices, a choir of Johns Hopkins employees and community members, will perform gospel and inspirational selections.
Speakers will include Ronald J. Daniels, president of The Johns Hopkins University, Paul B. Rothman, dean of the medical faculty and CEO of Johns Hopkins Medicine, and Kevin W. Sowers, president of the Johns Hopkins Health System and executive vice president of Johns Hopkins Medicine.
Date: January 17, 2020 | Time: 12:00 P.M. | Location : Turner Auditorium