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In 2021, the Arizona Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Committee will celebrate its 35th year of promoting cultural diversity, awareness and unity as it seeks to involve all Arizonans in recognizing the legacy or Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and the contributions he left to the world in his quest for equality for all people.

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Ron Williams
General Events Chair,
Celebration Co-Chair
2019 Arizona MLK Lifetime Achievement Awardee
2006 Arizona MLK Living
The Dream Awardee
2021 MLK Awardees

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We are continuing to update this information site as we approach the 2021 Arizona MLK Celebration in Phoenix. As we plan the annual MLK Celebration, we look forward to once again honor community champions who continue to demonstrate their personal commitment to enhancing the dignity of all people while supporting the tenets and core values of Dr. King: Non-Violence; Love; Commitment; Courage; Social Justice; Leadership; and Racial Equality.

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We will be broadcasting live from the MIM for the 35th annual MLK Awards Celebration. The event will be free and open to the public. Watch at YouTube.com/cityofphoenixaz.

Congratulations to the awardees for 2021! They are:

 

Calvin C. Goode Lifetime Achievement Award

• Harry Garewal

Living the Dream Award

• Carolyn Bristo Chatman

• Freddie Dobbins Jr.

• Angela R. Garmon

• Mel Hannah

Speakers for the 2021 Arizona MLK Celebration will be:

• Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder

• Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis Sr., president and CEO of National Newspaper Publishers Association

WATCH THE 35TH ANNUAL ARIZONA MLK VIRTUAL CELEBRATION • 11AM LIVE FRI JAN 15

Also watch via Facebook or Phoenix Channel 11 and on demand

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, DR. KING!

2021 Celebration Sponsors
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• EVENT DEDICATED TO THE LATE HON. CALVIN C. GOODE (JAN 27 1927 - DEC 23 2020) •
2020 HONOREES
Jesse Ary
Jesse Ary

Recipient of the Arizona MLK Lifetime Achievement Award

Felicia Davis
Felicia Davis

Recipient of the Arizona MLK Living the Dream Award

Tim Seay
Tim Seay

Recipient of the Arizona MLK Living the Dream Award

Jesse Ary
Jesse Ary

Recipient of the Arizona MLK Lifetime Achievement Award

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