Fifty rising stars join the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial's Social Justice Fellows Program The third cohort of the program, hosted by the Memorial Foundation, is empowering fifty emerging leaders from across the US. This virtual, eight-week curriculum delves into advocacy, community organizing, and public policy, equipping participants with the skills to build supportive networks, spark community activism, and lead sustainable change. Through collaboration and exploration of high-impact practices, these fellows are preparing to become the next generation of social justice changemakers.
Honor Dr. King's Dream: Join us Jan 15th at 9AM! Celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the MLK Memorial (1964 Independence Ave SW) on Jan 15th at 9AM. Reflect, renew, and reaffirm our commitment to equality and justice. Share this event and let's dream together! #MLKDay #HopeandJustice
We recognize the principle of Faith. Today is about having faith in yourself and your community. Ford stands with The Memorial Foundation and its mission to preserve the strong faith within Dr. King's legacy. When we Remember, Recognize and Respect, we all move forward. Harambe!
In celebration of its 10th Anniversary year, The Memorial Foundation, builders of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial announced today the appointment of three Co-Chairs for its 10th Anniversary events: music icon Lionel Richie, Silicon Valley leader Shellye Archambeau and lifestyle and fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger.
The Memorial’s summer film series is part of the Foundation’s 10th Anniversary Year Celebration. For the first time, Films at the Stone, co-sponsored by MPAA, will include a Disney film with particular appeal to family audiences as well as two major films that may inspire attendees to live out the values of democracy, justice, hope, and love advocated by Dr. King and TMF.
The Memorial Foundation will host a virtual candlelight vigil and wreath-laying ceremony on the National Mall to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The program will feature the renowned choir of Morgan State University and an intimate conversation with Rev. Jesse Jackson and journalist Roland Martin on Dr. King’s legacy.