Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Celebrating our county's namesake
King County will celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr's legacy on Thursday, January 11th, 2024. This event will be in-person. The theme and accompanying quote for our 2024 Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration are:
Theme: Passing the torch, continuing the journey
Quote: “The task is not done. The journey is not complete. We can and we must do more.” – Martin Luther King III
Event viewing details and information:
King County Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration
Day: Thursday, January 11th, 2024
Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Details on when and how employees can request a 2024 MLK Jr. Calendar will be displayed here. If you have a question, you can contact Jasmine Harbor at email@example.com.
The Larry Gossett 2024 Service Award recognizes and affirms an individual or organization who have made significant contributions in the areas of racial equity, social justice, and/or human rights, the award is presented annually at the King County, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration and selected by King County Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Planning Committee (PC) and the King County African American Affinity Group (AG). You can learn more about the criteria and nominate a community member by clicking here (Larry Gossett Service Award - King County, Washington)