Mission and Vision


As the builders of |The Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial in Washington DC, The Memorial Foundation, Inc. keeps the spirit and work of Dr. King’s living memorial relevant by leveraging the memorial’s role as a beacon of inspiration and by creating events that enlighten, educational programs that trains people to work towards democracy, justice, hope, and love.


Our vision is of a world in which the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial in Washington, DC serves as a global beacon that inspires people around the globe to apply the principles of democracy, justice, hope, and love in their lives.