The Memorial Foundation Announces 2024 Class of Social Justice Fellows

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.

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Celebrate the Dream: A Commemoration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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

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Jan 1, 2022

Habari Gani

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!

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Aug 17, 2021

The Memorial Foundation Launches 10th Anniversary with Announcement of Event Co-Chairs Lionel Richie, Shellye Archambeau and Tommy Hilfiger

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.

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Jul 13, 2021

The Memorial Foundation Announces Inaugural Class of Social Justice Fellows

50 young leaders from across the nation selected for program to realize Dr. King’s Dream

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Jun 2, 2021

The Memorial Foundation Announces Summer Film Series As Part of 10th Anniversary Commemoration

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.

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Apr 6, 2021

The Memorial Foundation To Hold 10th Annual Candlelight Vigil Honoring the Legacy of Dr. King

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.

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Feb 21, 2021

Day of Love: Memorial Foundation Helps Families in Need

Launching the Memorial’s 10th anniversary, the Foundation’s Day of Love will distribute food and personal care boxes to families in need and homeless shelters in region

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Jan 15, 2021

AMAZON: Celebrating democracy, justice, hope, and love in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Amazon speaks with MLK Memorial Foundation President Harry E. Johnson, Sr. about simple ways to give back during this upcoming day of service.

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