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Dream Week 2017

Honoring the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Monday, January 16

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade

10:00 am | Begins at MLK Blvd. & Holmes Street

SMU Participates in the Dallas Martin Luther King Jr. Day City-Wide Parade.

Students are encouraged to participate. Please contact the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs at for more details.

Tuesday, January 24

Film Screening: Standing on My Sister's Shoulders

5:00 pm | HTSC Promenades

Sponsored by the Women & LGBT Center

Wednesday, January 25

Real Talk: Conversations Around Diversity

12:00 PM | HTSC Ballroom West

Co-sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs and International Student and Scholar Services.

Thursday, January 26

SMU's Commemorative Unity Walk

12:30 PM | Begins at HTSC Commons

Gather with SMU President R. Gerald Turner and student leaders to participate in our annual Unity Walk. This time together is a great demonstration of our commitment as a university to the work of Dr. King.

Saturday, January 28

2016 MLK Service Day Flyer





MLK Service Day 

10:30 am - 3:30 pm | HTSC Ballroom

Students will have the opportunity to serve at one of 19 different sites in Dallas! Free brunch and transportation is provided.

Please note: Registration closes January 25th. Additionally, the event is open to only SMU students/faculty/staff.






Co-sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, Community Engagement & leadership Center, SMU Panhellenic, and the National Residence Hall Honorary - SMU Chapter.

 MLK and SMU

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. spoke at SMU on March 17, 1966.

Dream Week 2015


For more information, email or call 214-768-4580.