King County will celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr's legacy on Thursday January 14, 2021 12:00pm-1pm. In keeping with Public Health guidance and safety, this year's event will be held virtually.
The theme and accompanying quote for our 2021 Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration are:
Creating the Beloved Community
"A democracy cannot thrive where power remains unchecked and justice is reserved for a select few. Ignoring these cries and failing to respond to this movement is simply not an option — for peace cannot exist where justice is not served."
US Congressman John Lewis
The 2021 Celebration keynote will be delivered by Dr. Ben Danielson, Former Director of the Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic.
Event viewing details and information:
The 2021 Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration will be broadcast on King County TV. King County employees and community members can watch the celebration on January 14th by tuning to KCTV Channels 22 and 322 (HD) at 12pm.
The event will also be streamed on this webpage. A streaming link will be added the day of the event.