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MLK Jr. Memorial Banquet

Friday Center

2023 Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Banquet Dr. Leah Cox The  MLK Memorial Banquet features a keynote speaker, entertainment, the MLK/Edith Wiggins High School Senior Scholarship presentation, and the Bridge Builders and Citizenship Awards. This year’s speaker will be Dr. … Read more


MLK Jr. Day of Service Project

The MLK Day of Service Project empowers individuals, strengthens communities, bridges barriers, creates solutions to social problems, and moves us closer to Dr. King’s vision of a “Beloved Community.” On Monday, January 16, 2023, we will continue MLK’s legacy of … Read more

MLK Jr. Lecture and Awards Ceremony

The MLK Lecture and Awards Ceremony is the largest event of the Week of Celebration. It includes performances and entertainment by various student organizations and features a nationally recognized keynote speaker. Previous keynote speakers include journalist Soledad O’Brien, Attorney General … Read more

Unity Café

Carolina Union Auditorium 209 South Road, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

We would be honored to have you join us and be a part of the 42nd year of the nation’s longest-standing collegiate celebration of Dr. King’s life and legacy with performances from student lead organizations. Entertainment will include singing and … Read more

Project Uplift and Uplift PLUS Application Deadline

Project Uplift is a one-day program hat provides rising high school seniors from historically underrepresented groups within higher education to immerse themselves in campus life at UNC Chapel Hill. During Project Uplift, students are provided the opportunity to learn about … Read more

2023 PU Counselor Application Open!

Calling all Carolina undergraduates! Are you interested in inspiring future Tar Heels and looking for a paid summer position? The University Office for Diversity and Inclusion is looking for students to serve as Project Uplift Counselors. Project Uplift is a … Read more

DEI Fellows Application Opens

The application for the 2023-2024 University Office for Diversity and Inclusion DEI Fellows Program is now open!   The University Office for Diversity and Inclusion DEI Fellows Program is a one-year program that welcomes undergraduates with an interest in proactively … Read more

2023 Uplift PLUS Counselor Application


Hey UNC grad students! Want to get paid to inspire the next generation of Tar Heels and develop your leadership skills? Then we have the perfect opportunity for you! The University Office for Diversity and Inclusion is now accepting applications … Read more