MLK Jr. Day Marches

Monday, January 15, 2018 - 9:00am to 2:00pm
PK Park/Springfield City Hall • , Eugene/Springfield OR

This year, march with the Eugene Springfield NAACP in its MLK Jr. Day Community March and attend the "Standing United" program at The Shedd Institute. The march will begin in Eugene at the UO PK Park (gather at 9 a.m., march begins at 10) and end at the Shedd Institute, where a program will take place at 11 a.m. In Springfield, the 20th annual "Standing Up" march begins at 1 p.m. at Springfield City Hall and ends at Springfield High Schoool, where a student art reception will be held from 1:30-2 p.m. LTD bus passes are available at the beginning of the Eugene march to ride from the Shedd Institute to the Springfield march. See more on Facebook.

Schedule is as follows:

  • 9 a.m. Meet at North Gate Autzen Stadium (parking in the Serbu Juvenile Justice Center lot)
  • 9-10 a.m. Kick-off program with coffee, music, speeches
  • 10 a.m.  March Commences
  • 11 a.m. -12 p.m. Community program at the Shedd