On January 15, City staff, Council Members, and the HRC Commissioners attended the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Countywide Celebration at Krannert Center for Performing Arts. The youth recipients of MLK Scholarships were announced, and three community members were awarded for their service to the community.
You are invited to join these events in honor of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. They are proudly brought to you by the Dr. King Advocacy for Justice Committee, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, City of Champaign, City of Urbana, Parkland College, Champaign County, and the Village of Rantoul.
On January 17, 2022, community members marched from Crestwood Park to Larson Park in Urbana for the MLK Walk of Peace. The event, commemorating the life and sacrifice of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was co-sponsored by the City of Urbana, HV Neighborhood Transformation, Housing Authority of Champaign County/Youth Build, The Urbana Free Library, the […]
Keynote Speaker and Award Recipients Announced The MLK Countywide Committee and the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Advocacy for Justice Committee are pleased to announce the 21st Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Countywide Celebration will be held on January 16, 2022, at the Krannert Center for Performing Arts (500 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana). Doors […]
Rev. Dr. Martin King, Jr. Countywide Celebration Call for Nominations Coming Soon! The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Countywide Celebration is scheduled for Friday, January 13, 2017 at Parkland College. The theme for the 2017 event is: “Out of the mountain of despair, a stone of hope.” Each year, the Cities of Champaign and Urbana […]
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 […]
The 13th Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Countywide Celebration was held on Friday, January 17, 2014 at Hilton Garden Inn. The theme this year was, “A Future Filled with Fast and Marvelous Opportunities”. This commemorative annual event is dedicated to recognizing excellence in community service and humanitarianism by individuals and organizations in our […]