Culture, Community, and Belonging

MLK Day Celebration 2022

Reconciling the Dream: Transforming Communities Through Restorative Justice

Attend the event

Zoom (passcode MLK)

Program schedule

10:30 AM - 10:40 AM

Welcome & Reflection

President Beth Paul


10:40 AM - 10:45 AM

Speaker Introductions

Amelia Johnson, UA President


10:45 AM - 11:15 AM

Keynote Address

A Bridge to Peace: A Restorative Program in Action

Elaine Spaull and Nolica Murray-Fields


11:15AM - 11:30 AM

Q & A

All attendees


11:30 AM

MLK Awards for Creative Expression Announcement

Dr. Mario Martinez 

Congratulations to our awardees

(Please watch for a new date for the performances)

Visual Arts Category: Mirabelle Sprinkle, "A Product of Hope & Endurance", Mixed media (printmaking, paint, marker, gesso)

Open Category: Mamourou Kone, "Blackness", written piece 

Music Category: Kevin Leysath, "Still I Rise", musical composition 

Theater/Dance Category: Alexandra Horgan, “The Chosen One”, choreography/dance piece


World Day of Social Justice Week

Community Engagement through the Center for Life’s Work


Commitment to Community and Belonging

 Dr. Wayne Hilson


Lift Every Voice and Sing

Amara Wilson ‘23, BFA in musical theatre

Resources for attendees

About our speakers

Elaine Gallina Spaull, Ph.D., J.D.
Nolica Murray-Fields