Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Program

You are cordially invited to attend the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. program scheduled to take place on Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, 11:45 a.m. – 1 p.m. in the Children’s Hospital Lobby. The keynote speaker this year will be Dr. John Mendez. Dr. Mendez has spent the greater part of his life working on civil and human rights initiatives in the United States and around the world. Dr. Mendez is the senior minister of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Winston Salem.

This event is held annually to remember the contributions of Dr. King. During his life’s work, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was committed to caring about people from all walks of life. This is in direct correlation with our values here at UNC Hospitals. Our commitment to caring acknowledges the importance of people as one of the pillars vital to our success as an organization.

The keynote speaker this year will be Dr. John Mendez. Dr. Mendez has spent the greater part of his life working on civil and human rights initiatives in the United States and around the world. Dr. Mendez is the senior minister of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Winston Salem. There will also be musical selections performed by UNC Hospital employees. Please take the opportunity to attend what promises to be a very uplifting event. Encourage your colleagues and staff to do the same. Light refreshments will be served at the end of the program. The program is sponsored, in part, by the UNC Hospitals Shared Governance Nursing Diversity Council and the Employee Relations Department.