The MLK Living Legacy Committee
The MLK Living Legacy Committee is composed of Boise State organizations, students, staff, faculty, and community members. The voting body of the MLK Living Legacy Committee is comprised of the Legacy Corps.
The MLK Steering Team
The steering team will guide the MLK Living Legacy Committee. Leadership positions are:
Committee Chair: Non-voting staff or faculty member
Student Committee Chair, the director of the Legacy Corps: Paid, voting member
Student Committee Chair Adviser: Paid, immediate past chair, voting member
Student Administrative Support Position: Paid, voting member
The MLK Living Legacy Steering Team (capitalize) will meet as a guidance committee to plan for a bimonthly general planning committee. The agenda for the general meeting will be distributed to all members of the MLK Living Legacy Committee, including Legacy Corps members, via email and a Google site at least three days prior to the meeting. The administrative support staff will distribute notes from each general planning meeting for the MLK Living Legacy Committee no later than three days after each meeting.
Overview of the Legacy Corps
The Legacy Corps, made up of representatives from student organizations and student members, will operate as the student heart of the MLK Living Legacy Committee. To support the programs and activities of students living Dr. King’s legacy, members of the Corps will be awarded Dream Grants, which will be awarded through an application process.
The Legacy Corps shall operate as the subcommittee to the MLK Living Legacy Committee on the matter of allocating resources. The Corps director will oversee the process and represent the results.
If the following guidelines are met, any university recognized student organization, or any individual student, who explicitly supports Dr. King’s values of social justice and racial equality in their mission statement or activities may be granted membership to the Legacy Corps.
To become a member:
- A representative of an organization, or an individual student, must attend three consecutive meetings and be approved by current committee members, pending a majority vote.
- Each organization will select one delegate to represent its organization. This delegate will act as the voting member of the committee.
Any delegate or individual who misses three or more consecutive meetings will lose voting privileges and his/her membership will be revoked. Revoked membership can be reinstated if the above requirements are met. Membership will be recorded and communicated by the administrative support staff for the MLK Living Legacy Committee.