MLK Events 2022

UPDATE!!
Due to the increase in COVID-19 activity the NWA MLK Council has made the decision to pivot to virtual events during our MLK celebration. See the updated calendar of events

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Calendar of Events

SUNDAY, JANUARY 16, 2022

DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. MEMORIAL SERVICE
Virtual Event, 
3 P.M.

Due to the current climate, the event will be hosted virtually.

The featured speaker is Dr. Joe Daniels III, director, Supply Chain Sustainability (Walmart). This event is free and open to the public.

This event is hosted by Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. and NWA Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Council. 

MONDAY, JANUARY 17, 2022

MLK Dream Keepers’ Virtual Youth Unity Breakfast 
Virtual Event via Zoom -  8 a.m.

Due to the current climate, the event will be hosted virtually.

The purpose of this event is to allow youth to come together in prayer and reflect on how King's dream has impacted their lives. There will be several youth speakers discussing freedom, equality, and justice for all.  

 

MLK Dream Keepers’ Virtual Youth Engagement Program 
Virtual Event via Zoom - 9:30 a.m.

Due to the current climate, the event will be hosted virtually via Zoom.

The University of Arkansas Intercollegiate Athlete will host a youth engagement program for youth in the NWA community.  Sponsored by the NWA MLK Council and U of A Intercollegiate Athletes.

 

MLK Virtual March
Virtual Event via Zoom - 11:15 a.m.

Due to the current climate, the event will be hosted virtually via Zoom.

We will gather in solidarity to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday and recognize the sacrifices he made for civil rights, justice and freedom. The Northwest Arkansas Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Council encourages all Northwest Arkansas residents and communities to participate during this event. This event is free and open to the public.

This event is sponsored by NWA Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Council.

 

MLK Day of Service - Invasive Plant Removal Event 
Fay Jones Woods portion of the Lower Ramble Park, Fayetteville 1 -3 p.m.

The day of service event would consist of volunteers working to pull and cut invasive shrubs and vines from the woods in an effort to improve the ecosystem health of this urban woodland area adjacent to the Razorback Greenway. 

This event is co-sponsored by the city of Fayetteville Environmental Action Committee and the New School.

See the flyer for more information.
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Saturday, JANUARY 17, 2022

ENDS SATURDAY, JANUARY 22, 2022

Community Food Drive

The Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. and NWA Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Council is encouraging the Northwest Arkansas community to donate to the St. James Food Pantry.

Community members can provide a monetary donation to the food pantry via CashApp: $NWAMLKCOUNCIL or PayPal on our website: www.nwamlk.org

This event is sponsored by Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. and NWA Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Council For more information, contact John L Colbert at (479) 435-1393.

26th Annual Virtual Recommitment Event

Saturday, January 22, 2022

6:00 pm

Due to the current climate, the event will be hosted virtually. 

To purchase tickets, please visit https://nwamlk.eventbrite.com
 

Keynote Speaker 

Cedric Clark
Vice President, Regional General Manager
(South Central Region), Sam’s Club

In addition, the MLK Scholarships will be awarded and the 2022 Salute to Greatness honorees will be recognized for outstanding community service.  

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Please email us at contactus@nwamlk.org

 

Northwest Arkansas MLK Council

PO Box 3453
Fayetteville, AR 72702