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Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Parade - Register here!




Join us for the MLK Holiday Prayer Breakfast


Nominate someone for the Medallion Award
Organizing partners of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg MLK National Holiday Celebration include the YMCA of Greater Charlotte, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, Johnson C. Smith University and members of our faith community. Events are sponsored through the generosity of PNC Bank, the 2015 Diamond Sponsor of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg MLK National Holiday Celebration. Additional support has been provided by Time Warner Cable, Food Lion and Truliant.
About MLK events

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. believed in celebrating and promoting the worth of every human being. In his pursuit of equal rights by non-violent means, King encouraged diverse cultures to live together in a spirt of love, understanding and service to one another.


In that same spirit, the City of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County, through their Community Relations committee, came together to expand our community’s observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day through the Charlotte-Mecklenburg MLK National Holiday Celebration.
 
Through these events, we celebrate those who are committed to carrying King’s legacy forward from generation to generation.  
 

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