WORCESTER, Mass.—Clark University will host “Martin Luther King, Jr. & the Strength of Shared Dreams,” a performance lecture by Emmy award-winning actor and diversity trainer Ron Jones of Dialogues on Diversity, at 6 p.m. on Thursday, January 17, in Daniels Theater, Atwood Hall, 950 Main Street, Worcester. The event is free and open to the public.

Jones was awarded the Boston/New England Regional Emmy of the National Academy of Television, Arts and Science in 2002. He has been an actor, director, and trainer for more than 20 years. Jones has been a performing member of ImprovBoston, StageCoach improv, and The U.S. Improvisational Theatre League and has starred in numerous stage productions.

This event is sponsored by Clark University’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion. For more information, call 508-793-7312.

Dialogues On Diversity is the country’s premier social justice and diversity theater company.

Founded in 1887 in Worcester, Massachusetts, Clark University is a liberal arts-based research university addressing natural, social and human imperatives from local to global scales. Nationally renowned as a college that changes lives, Clark is a transformative force in higher education today. LEEP (Liberal Education and Effective Practice) is Clark’s pioneering model of education that combines a robust liberal arts curriculum with life-changing world and workplace experiences. Clark’s faculty and students work across boundaries to develop solutions to complex challenges in the natural sciences, psychology, geography, management, urban education, Holocaust and genocide studies, environmental studies, and international development and social change. The Clark educational experience embodies the University’s motto: Challenge Convention. Change Our World.