James Farmer Multicultural Center

The James Farmer Multicultural Center strives to honor the late Dr. James L. Farmer, a dynamic civil rights leader and advocate for social change, and to keep his legacy alive. In 2020, we invite you to join us in celebrating Dr. Farmer’s 100th birthday, as well as to attend the many events planned which aim to promote a greater understanding and appreciation of diversity in race, gender, nationality, sexual orientation, religion, age, and culture. Learn about our upcoming events!

Wednesday, January 22, 7 p.m.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Keynote Speaker: Rev. Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr.
Sponsored by the Office of the President
University Center, Chandler Ballroom

Wednesday, February 12, 7 p.m.
Black History Month Keynote Speaker: Etan Thomas
University Center, Chandler Ballroom C

Saturday, February 1, 3 p.m.
Gospelfest
Dodd Auditorium, George Washington Hall
Saturday, February 22, 7 p.m.

Step Show Competition
Dodd Auditorium, George Washington Hall
Contact the James Farmer Multicultural Center for cost information.

Monday, March 23, 7 p.m.
Women’s History Month Keynote Speaker: Dr. Mecca Jamilah Sullivan
University Center, Chandler Ballroom C

Saturday, April 04 – rain or shine – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
30th Annual Multicultural Fair
UMW Fredericksburg campus

Thursday, April 09, 7 p.m.
Islamic Cultural Celebration Banquet Keynote Speaker: Ayesha Noor
University Center, Chandler Ballroom C
Co-sponsored by the Muslim Student Association

Tuesday, April 14, 6 p.m.
Passover
University Center, Chandler Ballroom C
Co-sponsored by the Jewish Student Association/Hillel