Events and Educational Outreach

2020 - 2021 Events and Programs

Peace Means?...Celebrating the International Day of Peace

Join the Muhammad Ali Institute for this virtual event asking our community members to tell us what “Peace Means” today by submitting art or spoken word pieces to share. We will collect multimedia submissions from the University of Louisville community and highlight them following an Instagram Live discussion on the term peace.   

September 21 


Service for Social Change Conversation Salons

During these virtual events, our campus community will join us in conversations about the Institute’s Service for Social Change model and how the model applies to various social justice challenges. Each session, will feature a local community member whose work is dedicated to the selected social justice topic. 

October 12

Peace and Justice Week 2020 

Join us for this collaboration between the Muhammad Ali Institute for Peace and Justice, the Anne Braden Institute for Social Justice Research, and the Consortium for Transdisciplinary SocialJustice Research to highlight the Anne Braden Memorial Lecture by Dr. Loretta Ross who is a visiting professor at Smith College. She is teaching a course on “White Supremacy, Human Rights and Calling In the Calling Out Culture” and her research interests include reproductive justice, race and culture. Dr. Ross was the national coordinator of the SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Justice Collective from 2005–12.

Student Speak Out on Advancing Social Justice (Fall during Peace and Justice Week)
Join us for a virtual spoken word event for students to share their thoughts, opinions, and emotions about advancing social justice in light of our “calling in and calling out” culture. Make sure to monitor our social media for RSVP and sign-up information.

Be sure to check both @uoflmai and @uoflabi for virtual opportunities to engage in the conversation. 

November 9 - 14

History and Heritage Month Activist Recognition Series

During the various history and heritage months, we will create educational posts for our online communities.We invite you to share our content and join our online discussions.

Monthly on Instagram and Facebook

Please be sure to check our Facebook, Instagram (@UofLMAI) and the University of Louisville events calendar in order to keep up to date with the most relevant information. As we continue to firm up details and partnerships, we anticipate for this list to continue to grow. We will update with details as they are solidified.