January 20, 2020
On Saturday, January 18, Xavier University hosted our annual MLK Day of Service. On this day, members of the Xavier community committed to working collaboratively with the city of New Orleans, as we collectively promote the dream, life, and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Students began the day at 7:00 am with breakfast and volunteer sign-in. Some of our sites include the YMCA, New Orleans Museum of Art, The Green Project, Giving Hope, Greenlight New Orleans, St. Bernard Project, Louisiana Children's Museum, and HandsOn NOLA.
On January 25, in honor of Martin Luther King Jr., 20 members of the Xavier University of Louisiana Red Cross Club dedicated their time to help make the community safer by installing nearly 20 smoke alarms. The crew canvassed neighborhoods around Lafreniere park and also fulfilled previously requested appointments around the city.Community Engagement
Part of the Xavier University's Culture of New Orleans Series, Dr. Michael White hosts a program on the contributions of Boden toward the birth of jazz, with performances and Donald M. Marquis, author of "In Search of Buddy Bolden: First Man of Jazz.Community Engagement