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Events

When the idea of the memorial was first conceived, the founders dreamt of it being more than a monument, but a magnet for folks from all walks of life. Over the years, Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial has hosted events ranging from candlelight vigils to conferences. Check out our event schedule:

Celebrate 10th Year Anniversary with Us

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JANUARY 2021

Wreath Laying

We are pleased to present an inspiring day of Reflection and Reconciliation at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial. Dr. King’s Holiday will mark the Memorial’s tenth anniversary of paying tribute to Dr. King by having prayer and a wreath-laying ceremony.

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JUNE-AUGUST 2021

10 Year Anniversary of the Opening of the Memorial

This year The Memorial Foundation will be celebrating a decade of service, inspiring people to apply the principles of democracy, justice, hope, and love.

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JUNE-AUGUST 2021

Films at the Stone Summer Film Series

The first and only summer film series at a memorial on the National Mall.

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JUNE 11, 2021 – APPLICATION DEADLINE

Social Justice Fellows Program

The Fellows Program unites like-minded emerging leaders from across the nation who share an unwavering commitment to social justice and who have embraced opportunities to advance change through leadership.

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APRIL 4, 2021

A Candlelight Vigil Honoring the Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

A brief program held twice a year, to commemorate the life and death of Dr. King.

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FEBRUARY 12, 2021

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Global Youth Leadership Conference

Interactive learning activities, inspiring presentations from high profile VIPs, renowned civic and business leaders, as well as entertainment, and sports personalities.

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