The Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Committee hosted its 31st annual region-wide Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration on Monday, January 21, 2013, with the theme: "Let Freedom Ring!"
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This year's march was a huge success! Nearly 5,000 people came out to celebrate Dr. King's birthday, life and legacy. The Committee feed near 2,000 march participants at Garfield. It was a great tribute to Dr. King!
If you would like to help plan next's community celebration, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to be added to the listserve. The Committeee will begin planning the 2014 rally & march in October of 2013. Membership on the Committee is open to all.
Seattle has one of the largest annual Martin Luther King Day Celebrations in the U.S. We honor Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., for his work toward racial equality and economic justice for all people, for his commitment to nonviolence, and for his stand against war and militarism.
"The problem of racism, the problem of economic exploitation, and the problem of war are all tied together. These are the triple evils that are interrelated."
-Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Coming Up . . .
Full Committee Meeting
Tuesday, October 8, 2013
- 8:30 pm
History of the MLK Celebration Committee
The Martin Luther King Celebration Committee is composed of dozens of grassroots, labor, business, minority, and progressive community organizations and volunteers from throughout the Puget Sound region. Annually, these groups come together and organize our community's largest tribute to the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.