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 

Events

Meeting Dates:

  • 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.

  • December 8, 2016

  • January 5, 2017 (Special Meeting)

  • January 12, 2017

Peace Walk

  • January 16, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. @ Hope Church
  • Free to the Public
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Commemorative Program

  • January 16, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. @ City of Southfield Pavilion

  • Free to the Public 

Taste Fest

  • 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

 

 

2017 Souvenir Program Booklet

Advertise With Us 

We are now accepting applications to advertise in our January 2017 Souvenir Program Booklet. Click here to download the application.

Donate 

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News 

  • 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 rdillardesq@gmail.com.

The Taste Fest Committee is responsible for providing light refreshments of an international flair following the Pavilion program.

Learn more about our programs here.

2017 Youth Community Service Award

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO DECEMBER 16th, 2016!

Download the nomination form for the MLK Youth Community Service Award. Learn more...

2017 Youth Essay Contest Flyer

Download the flyer for our 2017 Youth Essay Contest. Learn more...

 

2017 Youth Scholarship Award

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 1st, 2017!

Download the form for our 2017 Youth Scholarship Award. Learn more...