Who We Are
The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Task Force, Inc. is an all volunteer grassroots civic organization. Its purpose is to communicate to others in the local community the importance of celebrating the National Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday. The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Task Force, Inc. was established in 1985. Receiving its incorporation status in 1992, the Task Force is comprised of local residents, private and public organizations and local government representatives. Read More
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Task Force, Inc. meet at 6:30 PM at the Parks and Recreation building of the Southfield Municipal complex 26000 Evergreen Road Southfield, MI 48076
The MLK Task force meets the second Thursday of every month. We meet every Thursday of the month of January up to the day of the walk.
January 16, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. @ City of Southfield Pavilion
Free to the Public
The 2017 Taste Fest follows the commemorative program.
Enjoy a variety of ethnic foods, while learning about other cultures and celebrating the diverse communities of Metro-Detroit and Southfield.
Free to the Public
The Pathways to Freedom exhibit will be on display at the Southfield Pavilion on MLK Day. Come and find out how Mexico and the U.S. overcame slavery. Read More
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- Task Force celebrates MLK with the City of Southfield. Read More
- Task Force Members recognized by Mayor Siver. Read More
- MLK Task Force announces 2017 theme. Read More
- Task Force Member receives Juris Doctorate. Read More
Program Committee Information
1st Vice President Robin Dillard-Russaw serves as Chair of the program committee. She and her committee are in the process of finalizing the 2017 program. The Theme: Achieving Peace Through Understanding. If you are interested in serving on this committee, or if yo u have suggestions for the program, please contact Robin at (313) 492-7638 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Taste Fest Committee is responsible for providing light refreshments of an international flair following the Pavilion program.
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