Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Celebrating our county's namesake
King County will celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr's legacy on Thursday January 12, 2023 12:00pm-1pm. This year's event will be held virtually.
The theme and accompanying quote for our 2023 Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration are:
Theme: “Truth, Light and Hope”
Quote: “An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.” – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Event viewing details and information:
King County Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration
Day: Thursday, January 12, 2023
Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm The 2023 King County Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration from King County TV on Vimeo.
The 2023 King County Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration from King County TV on Vimeo.
The 2023 calendar features the artwork First Family by Grace A. Washington, and the quote "An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity." - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Employees who want a printed 2023 Martin Luther King Jr. Calendar can request one by contacting Jasmine Harbor at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Download copies to print or display on your phone or computer. Use the links below to download a digital copy of the calendar for printing yourself, or download desktop, phone and Teams meeting backgrounds.
- Digital calendar - PDF
- Desktop background
- Teams background
- Galaxy lock screen
- Galaxy home screen
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We will be honoring the 2023 Larry Gossett Service Award recipient, Zenovia Harris, Kent Chamber of Commerce. Zenovia has been instrumental in leading not only the Kent Chamber in their equity work, but also other Chambers throughout King County (Renton Chamber, Kirkland Chamber and Seattle Southside Chamber to name a few).
Through Zenovia's leadership, she has supported both her own and other local chambers with the following:-Revisited the Chambers mission/vision, ensuring that they are leading with equity-Diversified Board member participation (age, race, position etc.)-Introduced a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee that has been doing internal/external work to ensure their Chamber is leading with equity.-Instituting equity talks (open to both chamber members and larger community)-Performing internal evaluations to understand where the challenges and needs are in order to meet their equity goals for their members