Official Sponsored Events
September 22 – Dedication of Clay Enoch’s United sculpture on Little Rock Central High School front lawn. Co-hosted by the City of Little Rock, Little Rock Central High School, and Sculpture at the River Market.
September 23 – Education Symposium. Clinton Presidential Center Great Hall. Featuring panels focused on: Brown v. Board to August 1957, 1957/58 school year and the Lost Year, 1959 to present.
September 23 – Mavis Staples headlined a concert as a fundraiser for the Little Rock Nine Foundation. Also featuring Rodney Block and the Real Music Lovers with Bijoux. Robinson Center Performance Hall.
September 24 – “Children of the Little Rock Nine: The Next Generation” co-hosted by the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service, the Butler Center for Arkansas Studies and the City of Little Rock. Ron Robinson Theater.
September 24 – Interfaith Service. Robinson Center Performance Hall. Featuring Rev. Raphael G. Warnock, Ph.D., of Atlanta’s Ebenezer Baptist Church and various Little Rock faith leaders as well as a community interfaith choir.
September 25 – Commemoration Ceremony featuring remarks by the Little Rock Nine, Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr., and a keynote address by President Bill Clinton. Roosevelt Thompson Auditorium at Little Rock Central High School. Overflow seating in the Gymnasium on the Central High campus.