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MLK Seattle 36th Celebration - Take a Knee for Justice!

36th Annual Celebration

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Career & Opportunity Fair

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MLK Day is Jan. 15, 2018
Take a Knee for Justice!

Seattle Celebration starts at Garfield High School, 23rd Ave at E Jefferson, Seattle

Opportunity Fair in the Commons 8:30-11:30 a.m.
Workshops in classrooms 9:30-10:50 a.m.
Rally in gymnasium 11 a.m.
March at 12:30 p.m.
Rally at end of march at Westlake Park, 4th & Pine, downtown Seattle shared meal back at Garfield High School, Commons all events are free!
A collection will be taken at the morning rally


***Rally Participants announced!***
A list is available at

***Workshops announced!***
A list of over 20 workshops is now available! go to our workshop page   for information and a link to the list.
Several more descriptions are being finalized; check back soon.


This year's flyer is available!
Another beautiful job by artist Al Doggett!
Take a look! Click here


Community Organization Tabling Policy
***hours extended***
8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Community Organizations may set up tables on a first come basis, in the corridor north of the Commons (our customary location) but please click here to see our guidelines

Opportunity Fair Exhibitors' tables will be inside the Commons
8:30 - 11:30 a.m. (pre-registration only, no walk-ins)

We are now signing up volunteers to help out on MLK Day!

Click here for information


MLK Day is Jan. 15, 2018 - Take a Knee for Justice!


We are inspired by the athletes who are taking a public stand to highlight racial injustice and police violence, especially toward people of color.

As is well put at 

"Through simple yet brave acts of protest, athletes across the country and of all ages have joined a powerful movement calling for racial justice and an end to police violence.
Join us by adding your name and note of appreciation for athletes at all levels who are taking action for us."

You can sign a statement in support at the Color of Change link above.


Next planning meetings for MLK Day 2018
Tuesday January 9, 7-8:30 p.m. at SVI
Thursday January 11, 7-8:30 p.m. at SVI
(check back here to confirm)
Seattle Vocational Institute, Rm. 401, 2120 South Jackson, Seattle

Everyone who honors the goals and methods of the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. is welcome to join!


A Special Event Occurred April 4, 2017

Members of the MLK Celebration Committee along with other activists representing a large group of justice organizations held this event

Remembering The Life and Legacy of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr
on the 49th Anniversary of his Assassination

A gathering to honor Dr. King and renew our commitment to continuing the work.

Tuesday April 4, 6 p.m.
at Martin Luther King Memorial Park
2200 Martin Luther King Jr. Way S, Seattle, WA 98144
information 206-786-2763

view or download event flyer

For information about earlier years' events, click here

News March 25, 2017: We have a new postal address!
MLK Celebration Committee, POBox 18125, Seattle WA 98118

"The problem of racism, the problem of economic exploitation,
and the problem of war are all tied together.

These are the triple evils that are interrelated."

-Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.


Garfield High School, 23rd Ave at E Jefferson, Seattle, WA

Monday, January 15, 2018 - 8:30am to 3:00pm
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Seattle MLK Celebration Committee
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