San Antonio Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission
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City of San Antonio MLK Commission
Attn: Mike Etienne, Ph.D.
Office of EastPoint
P O Box 839966
San Antonio, Texas 78283
210.207.6502

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City Hall 210.207.7084
Council District 2 Office 210.207.0950

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Schedule of Events - 2019 Calendar

January 2019

SATURDAY, JANUARY 19, 2019

Youth Summit
This empowering event is free and open to the public. 2019 Youth Summit information and registration forms coming soon.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 20, 2019

Wreath-Laying Ceremony
2:00 p.m. • Martin Luther King, Jr. Plaza • Intersection of E. Houston and N. New Braunfels
The San Antonio Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission invites the community to the Commission's annual Wreath-Laying Ceremony honoring the life, struggles and accomplishments of Dr. King. Businesses, City Officials, and organizations will lay wreaths at the MLK, Jr. statue in commemoration. Keynote Speaker; To be announced.

Citywide Interfaith Worship Service
4:00 p.m. • Location: To be announced
The Annual Citywide Interfaith Worship Service, presented by the San Antonio Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission, will feature several invited guest speakers who will present on various topics of faith and the legacy of Dr. King. Free and open to the public. Keynote speaker; To be announced.

MONDAY, JANUARY 21, 2019

Early Morning Worship Program
8:00 a.m. • MLK Academy • 3501 Martin Luther King Dr.
The community is invited to enjoy a positive and uplifting experience during the Early Morning Worship Program. Presented by the San Antonio Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission, the event features contemporary and traditional musical artists, inspirational and motivational dances and spoken word performances. Keynote Speaker; To be announced.

Martin Luther King, Jr. March
10:00 a.m. • Martin Luther King, Jr. Academy • 3501 Martin Luther King Drive
The annual march, organized and presented by the San Antonio MLK Jr. Commission and the City of San Antonio, begins at the MLK, Jr. Academy and ends at Pittman-Sullivan Park, 1101 Iowa. The nearly 3-mile route down Martin Luther King Drive takes participants through San Antonio's historic Eastside in remembrance of Dr. King. In 2018, approximately 300,000 people participated in the march as part of an unforgettable experience that has become one of San Antonio's signature events.

Commemorative Program
11:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. • Pittman-Sullivan Park • 1101 Iowa
The San Antonio Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission's Commemorative program is one of the highlights of the annual commemoration honoring Dr. King. The program will feature the City of San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg and other national, state, and county officials. The presentation of the Baha'i Unity of Humanity Award and the Rev. R.A. Callies Courage Award are also part of the program's highlights. Keynote Speaker; To be announced. Free and open to the public.

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Commission Meeting Dates

MLK Full Commission Meetings take place on the second Monday of every month.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2018

Full Commission Meeting
6:00 p.m. • Eastside Education & Training Center (EETC) • 4551 Dietrich Rd., 78219

MONDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2018

Full Commission Meeting
6:00 p.m. • Eastside Education & Training Center (EETC) • 4551 Dietrich Rd., 78219

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2018

Full Commission Meeting
6:00 p.m. • Eastside Education & Training Center (EETC) • 4551 Dietrich Rd., 78219

MONDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2018

Full Commission Meeting
6:00 p.m. • Eastside Education & Training Center (EETC) • 4551 Dietrich Rd., 78219

MONDAY, JANUARY 14, 2019

Full Commission Meeting
6:00 p.m. • Eastside Education & Training Center (EETC) • 4551 Dietrich Rd., 78219

MLK SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

Each year, as part of its celebration and focus on youth and education, the MLK, Jr. Commission administers a Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Program. These scholarships help to fund a portion of the college tuition of several deserving students, regardless of race or ethnicity. Each year, the MLK, Jr. Commission gives thousands of dollars in scholarships, thanks to the support of its many partners. This ceremony will be held in Spring 2018.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, February 23, 2018 at 4 p.m. Incomplete applications will be disqualified. 

Sponsored by the City of San Antonio Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission

For more information visit: MLK Scholarship.