A celebration of the life and mission of Martin Luther King Jr. will be held on Monday (Feb. 7), from 7 to 8 p.m., in the Memorial Church in Harvard Yard. In connection with Harvard Interfaith Awareness Week, Feb. 7-11, members of the Harvard College Interfaith Council will be reading selections from King’s speeches.
The Rev. Gregory Boyle, executive director of Homeboy Industries in Los Angeles, will deliver the keynote address. The title of his address is “Social Transformation Through Compassion.”
The Kuumba Singers will perform during the service. A reception, sponsored by the Harvard Foundation for Intercultural and Race Relations, will be held immediately following the service in the Buttrick Room in the basement of the Memorial Church.