2015 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Countywide Celebration

The cities of Champaign and Urbana, Champaign County Board, Parkland College and the University of Illinois would like to invite you to attend the 14th Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Countywide Celebration on Friday, January 16, 2015, 4 p.m. at Hilton Garden Inn, 1501 South Neil Street, Champaign.

This year’s theme is:
“Faith Is Taking The First Step Even When You Don’t See The Whole Staircase”

The Keynote speaker is Kenneth B. Morris, Jr. Mr. Morris descends from two of the most important names in American history: he is the great-great-great grandson of Frederick Douglass and the great-great grandson of Booker T. Washington. Mr. Morris is President of Frederick Douglass Family Initiatives (FDFI), a public charity that endeavors to advance freedom through knowledge and strategic action.

This event is free and open to the public.

“If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.”
~ Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr