2013 MLK Holiday Celebration Events
"Liberation through Learning: Education & the Future of our Youth."
The MLK Steering Committee, Inc. held its 2013 MLK Holiday Celebration Events Saturday, January 12, 2013 through Monday, January 21, 2013 in honor of the life & legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The Events consisted of the Youth Rap Forum & Awareness Service, the Faith, Partnership & Re-Entry Conference, Unity March & Rally, Day-of-Service Event and Annual Religious Service with Keynote Speaker Dr. John Mendez, D.Min, D.D., Pastor of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Winston-Salem, NC.
Youth Rap Forum & Awareness Service
The Youth Rap Forum was held on Saturday, January 12, 2013 and the Awareness Service was held on Sunday, January 13, 2012 with Motivation Speaker Derwin Dubose - Public Affairs Strategist which were held at the Hayti Heritage Center coordinated by the Youth Committee of the MLK Steering Committee. Inc.
Unity March & Rally
The Unity March began at North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company and ended at First Presbyterian Church which hosted the Rally on Monday, January 21, 2013 organized by the Special Events Committee of the MLK Steering Committee, Inc.
Annual Religious Service
The Annual Religious Service was held on Monday, January 21, 2013 at St. Mark A.M.E. Zion Church with Keynote Speaker Dr. John Mendez, D.Min, D.D., Pastor of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Winston-Salem, NC. The Service included greetings from local, state & federal elected officials, presentation of Academic Scholarships, 2013 Keeper of the Dream Award, & MLK Service Awards, celebratory music and a message by Dr. Fry Brown.