WSSU, UNCSA and Wake Forest to celebrate MLK Day with joint read-in day
As the nation prepares to celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Winston-Salem State University, University of North Carolina School of the Arts, and Wake Forest University to commemorate MLK Day with a virtual read-in day. The 2021 Martin Luther King Virtual Read-In Day will be held via Zoom from noon – 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 23.
MLK Read-In Day celebrates Dr. King’s life and promotes his literacy and community service message. The program is open to children ages four to 11. Volunteer opportunities to be a reading buddy and help assemble and distribute kits are also available. HandsOn Northwest North Carolina also helped to organize this year's read-in.
WSSU and Wake Forest’s “Building the Dream” Award celebration that recognizes faculty and staff members from both institutions who embody King’s qualities will take place in March. The keynote speaker ceremony will return in 2022.