MCCC Celebrates 2022 Diversity Week 1/17 - 1/21 with several events

Monroe County Community College is inviting the public along with students, faculty and staff to participate in a variety of events during the week of January 17 - 21 in celebration with Diversity Week. All of the events and activities are free. 

On Monday, January 17, the college is closed in observation of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and many faculty, staff and students will be participating in other community events in service to the community and honoring Dr. King's legacy. 

On Tuesday, January 18, MCCC will host the annual Unity Peace March from noon - 1 p.m. Participants will meet in downtown Monroe, MI on the south side of the MLK Pedestrian Bridge and march east on Front Street, north over the Monroe Street Bridge and west on Elm Street to conclude at the MLK Monument in St. Mary’s Park, near the MLK  by the Pedestrian Bridge. Please dress for the weather. 

On Wednesday, January 19, MCCC will host a Desserts & Volunteer Fair from 11 a.m. - 2  p.m. in the Audrey M. Warrick Student Services/Administration Building on the college's main campus, 1555 Raisinville Road, Monroe, MI. 

On Thrusday, January 20, Rev. Manuel Mendez will host "I Have a Dream" at 3 p.m. via Zoom. To join the event go to Meeting ID: 935 8671 0245 Passcode: 693623.

On Friday, January 21, the CREED Planning Committee will moderate Free at Last - Martin Luther King Jr. Virtual Film Screening and Discussion, at 2 p.m. The event will be held in the MCCC Dining Room in the Audrey M. Warrick Student Services/Administration Building (on the college's main campus, 1555 Raisinville Road, Monroe, MI) and via Zoom. To participate in the Zoom presentation email and you will receive a link to the Zoom presentation prior to the event. 

For more information regarding Diversity Week Events at MCCC, contact Linda Torbet, Director of Human Resources, at (734) 384-4245 or

About Monroe County Community College

Founded in 1964, Monroe County Community College is a public, two-year institution supported by tax monies from Monroe County, educational funds from the State of Michigan and student tuition.  

The college’s mission is to enrich and transform lives by providing opportunities and excellence in higher education.  The Main Campus is located at 1555 South Raisinville Road, Monroe, Mich., 48161, with easy access to Toledo and Detroit.  The Whitman Center is located at 7777 Lewis Ave.,Temperance, Mich., 48182, near the Ohio-Michigan Border.  Detailed information about MCCC is available at

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