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Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Commission

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Indianapolis—The Indiana Civil Rights Commission (ICRC) and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Indiana Holiday Commission announced today plans for the State of Indiana’s 24th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Indiana Holiday Celebration on Thursday, January 15, 2015 at the Indiana Statehouse. Included in this year’s program are the presentation of four awards.

“We are excited to honor Hoosiers who have continued the dream of Dr. King through their work in making Indiana such a great place to live,” said Jamal L. Smith, Executive Director of the Indiana Civil Rights Commission.”

The program, which is open to the public for no charge, begins at 12:30 pm and is expected to bring together more than 500 students, state employees, local and state government officials, human rights agencies and Indiana residents from across the state to celebrate the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Other highlights of the program include:

  • Remarks by Indiana Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann
  • The presentation of four awards
  • The recognition of the seven schools and the more than 400 students who participated in the MLK Educational Youth Summit at the Indiana State Museum in the morning
  • A musical performance by the Golden Singers of Broad Ripple Magnet High School

Click here to register.

Click here to view the program flyer.

For more information about the 24th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Indiana Holiday Celebration call (317) 232-2641.

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