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    The purpose of the Statewide Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Colorado Holiday Commission is to unify and educate communities within the State of Colorado and encourage appropriate observations, ceremonies and activities in commemoration of the federal holiday and state legal holiday honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. throughout all the towns, cities, school districts, counties and local governments within Colorado.

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  • Purpose

    The purpose of the Statewide Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Colorado Holiday Commission is to unify and educate communities within the State of Colorado and encourage appropriate observations, ceremonies and activities in commemoration of the federal holiday and state legal holiday honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. throughout all the towns, cities, school districts, counties and local governments within Colorado.

Marade

Welcome to the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Colorado Holiday Commissions "Marade." This parade is the Only one of it's kind in the nation.

 

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Humanitarian Awards

Humanitarian recipients have come from all walks of life, but
each has been driven, as Dr. King was, by the desire to help and make the world a better place.

MLK Holiday Events

Join us for the state-wide celebrations.

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Become Involved!

We welcome you to come join our volunteer team! 

The Dr. Martin Luther King Colorado Holiday Commission (MLK) invites you to become a part of an awsome team, where the people are dedicated to preserving history while continuing to forge a path to a promising, brighter future!

The MLK commission is supported by community volunteers who have dedicated countless hours to the organization, in addition to lending their expertise and providing social capital that has helped the commission to succeed.

Our volunteers relentlesly strive to support the mission of the MLK commission by continuing to uplift and magnify Dr. Martin Luther King, his legacy and his dream. 

Our volunteers share a common belief that all people should be able to enjoy a life of equality and freedom without threat or fear of retaliation or hate.

We offer Scholarships, marshal training, educational opportunities and capacity building around civic engagment and leadership. 

We provide several options for our volunteers to get involved with, year round programs and projects, we look for our volunteers to serve on various committees within the organization as well as one time special events.

Volunteer Opportunities:

Special Events:

  1. Dr. Martin Luther King "Humanitarian Awards"
  2. MLK Marshal Training
  3. MLK Jr. "Feed the Hungry"
  4. MLK Marade
  5. MLK Peace Breakfast
  6. Get to Cleaning "Remember Memphis"(Marade route litter removal)

Programs/Projects

  1. I am Man, Iam Woman, We Are People annual Youth Conference
  2. Civic engagement in communities of color

Committees:

  1. We Are People Youth Committee
  2. MLK Marade Committee
  3. Fundraising Committee

*We have flexible schedules for our volunteers and many ways to get involved

 

Contact The Following People

All Events:
Vern L. Howard 720-971-1329 or
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Humanitarian Awards:
Elma Joyce Hairston: 303-829-0222.

Marade Marshals:
Silke Hansen: 303-309-1969

All volunteer opportunities:
Shyretta Hudnall: 720-451-1532 or
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Get To Cleaning Remembering Memphis
Jacqui Shumway 303-744-7676