MLK TASK FORCE, INC. TO SPONSOR FREEDOM RIDE 2018
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Task Force, Inc. will be hosting its second FREEDOM RIDE on FRIDAY, AUGUST 3rd thru FRIDAY, AUGUST 10th.
We are seeking 40 (20 males, 20 females), middle & high school students from the Southeastern Michigan area, that represent various racial, ethnic, religious, & socio-economic backgrounds to travel through various Civil Rights sites. Participation is open to both public and private schools.
This year we are traveling through Memphis, TN, Atlanta, GA, Charlotte, NC, & Washington D.C.. For more information click here.
The Freedom Ride will take students to various historical civil rights sites through out the U.S. Click here for this year's itinerary.
We are currently accepting donations for the 2018 Freedom Ride from corporations & organizations. Download sponsor packet.
You may donate on-line via PayPal by selecting from the following options:
Youth Community Service Awards
The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (MLK) Youth Community Service Award is presented annually as part of the MLK Holiday Celebration in Southfield. Young people are accomplishing great things in Southfield and Lathrup Village just as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. did at an early age. Youth are learning a great deal about leadership, helpfulness and the spirit of community through volunteering. The MLK Youth Community Service Award is an opportunity to celebrate young people who give to their community through volunteer work. Download the nomination form. DEADLINE EXTENDED TO DECEMBER 11th, 2018.
Adult Community Service Awards
The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (MLK) Adult Community Service Award is presented annually as part of the MLK Holiday Celebration in Southfield. The MLK Task Force is currently seeking nominations for the person who is: (1) a Southfield of Lathrup Village resident, at least 18 years of age, (2) dedicated to serving the needs of humanity through demonstrated efforts in the community, (3) instrumental in the advancement of human and civil rights, and (4) someone who has demonstrated, through his/her own life and work, the values espoused by the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.. Download the nomination form. DEADLINE DECEMBER 31st, 2018.