Calendar of Events

All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.

Event Date: Monday, January 17, 2022 - 9:00am
Event Location: Various Locations

The United Way of Greater Charlottesville in collaboration with The Nature Conservancy and AmeriCorps present projects in conjunction with MLK Day of Service.

Event Date: Monday, January 17, 2022 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

The Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy will host a tour of the Robert Russa Moton Museum in Farmville, VA in collaboration with museum staff.

Event Date: Monday, January 17, 2022 - 7:00pm

Join Alex-Zan's annual Dr. Martin L. King Event, "Continuing His Dream & Works." 

Event Date: Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Event Location: Zoom Webinar

Come hear Mikki Kendall and her inspirational message on why we can't wait to meet the basic survival needs of everyone.

Event Date: Thursday, January 20, 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Event Location: Zoom Webinar

What are the lessons of struggles over memory and demands for redress for the atrocities in Tulsa for other cities confronting past atrocities or histories of injustice, such as Greensboro, North Carolina, or Charlottesville, Virginia?

Event Date: Thursday, January 20, 2022 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Event Location: Zoom Webinar

In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday, join the Peace Corps at this story slam event featuring returned Volunteers who identify as Black Americans.

Event Date: Thursday, January 20, 2022 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Event Location: Zoom Webinar

Please join in on the 2022 Community Read by reading Why We Can't Wait (1964) by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 

Event Date: Friday, January 21, 2022 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

A new exhibit exploring the deep and complex history of Pavilion X, now home to Batten School Dean Ian Solomon and his family, will open to the public for the first time since its installation in December 2021. The exhibit details additional layers of the Pavilion's and UVA's history, uncovering stories that are often left untold.

Event Date: Sunday, January 23, 2022 - 4:00pm
Event Location: Virtual via YouTube Live

This year will be the 37th Annual Community Worship Service commemorating the life of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 

Event Date: Monday, January 24, 2022 - 12:00pm
Event Location: Zoom Meeting

Join UVA's School of Data Science as they host Data Activist in Residence Renee Cummings in conversation with Nikuyah Walker.

Event Date: Tuesday, January 25, 2022 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Event Location: Zoom Webinar

The UVA School of Law will host an online panel that will explore a successful civil lawsuit against organizers, promoters and participants in the 2017 Unite the Right rally.

Event Date: Tuesday, January 25, 2022 - 5:00pm
Event Location: Zoom Meeting

Join in on a conversation about how our identities shape how we view and participate in self-care during times of injustice.

Event Date: Wednesday, January 26, 2022 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Event Location: Zoom Webinar

Join a conversation with student and alumni volunteers who are spearheading an important digital project to document and map Green Book sites across the country.

Event Date: Thursday, January 27, 2022 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Event Location: Zoom Meeting

Let's move our bodies! UVA graduate student Alexys Riddick will lead this free exercise session with Zumba dance.

Event Date: Thursday, January 27, 2022 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Event Location: Zoom Webinar

Please join us for the virtual Keynote Address for the 2022 Community MLK Celebration featuring Yamiche Alcindor. Alcindor will be speaking on "Black History and the Legacy of MLK: Purpose, Truth and Justice." 

Event Date: Thursday, January 27, 2022 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Event Location: Zoom Meeting

The Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society interviews Leontyne Clay Peck about her project, Clay1613, a soon to be completed documentary film about Mrs. Peck's 18-year journey in finding and documenting her Clay Family Ancestry.

Event Date: Friday, January 28, 2022 - 12:00pm
Event Location: Garrett Hall and Zoom

Join PRIDE at Batten for a Batten Hour discussion with Victoria Lill, an attorney within the US Dept. of Justice's Civil Rights Division.

Event Date: Friday, January 28, 2022 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Event Location: Zoom Meeting

Join UVA Engineering for a panel discussion on Dr. Martin Luther King’s legacy on leadership, advocacy, and social change.

Event Date: Monday, January 31, 2022 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Event Location: Zoom Webinar

The Colonnade Club invites you to a special virtual exhibit with the Ogden Museum of Southern Art.

Event Date: Monday, January 31, 2022 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Event Location: Zoom Webinar

Affordable housing has long been a challenge our community faces, and housing can’t be truly affordable unless it is thoughtfully designed with sustainability principles in mind.

Event Date: Tuesday, February 8, 2022 - 8:30am to 5:00pm

This event has reached capacity. The presentations will be recorded and shared after the conference. 

The conference will feature UVA faculty, residents, and students doing clinical, educational, and community projects addressing health inequity and social determinants of health through oral presentations and breakout room sessions.