TRANSFORMING THE COMMUNITY BY COMMITTING TO SERVICE
"Everyone can be great, because everyone can serve", Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
On behalf of the entire Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Commission we would like to welcome you and invite you to join us for our Upcoming Commemoration. In 2018 we will observe our 36th Annual King Week Celebration. Our 2018 theme, Transforming the Community by Committing to Service , is attributed to the Dream and the Dreamer who affirmed, “Everybody can be great because everybody can serve”
Since 1982, the MLK Commission has been organizing a special celebration each year for the Knoxville area to commemorate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The weeklong celebration focuses on providing education and leadership training for adults and youth and promotes reconciliation through peaceful conflict resolution. Part of the celebration also includes stories of racial struggles with emphasis on non-violence, equality, and love.
We invite you to join us as we Celebrate and Commemorate. We look forward to seeing you. Feel free to Contact Us if we can provide additional assistance or information. Thank you.
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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Commission
Post Office Box 155
Knoxville, Tennessee 37901-0155
Check out our Events Page for a listing of all of our upcoming events and activities and please join us for as many as your schedule will allow. We look forward to seeing you.