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ABOUT

The Howard County Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Commission (MLK) was established by order of the Howard County Executive to encourage and coordinate appropriate ceremonies and activities honoring Martin Luther King, Jr. Commissioners are appointed by the County Executive to serve an initial term of two years. Each year, the MLK celebration takes place on the third Sunday of January. The Day of Service takes place the next day on the third Monday of January. The Day of Service provides a variety of service opportunities throughout the community that is representative of Dr. King’s dedication to servant leadership.

 

MARTIN LUTHER KING. JR. MONTHLY POP-UP FOOD PANTRY

The monthly pop-up food pantry is hosted in partnership with the Harriet Tubman Foundation of Howard County.  Each month over 300 families receive much-needed food during these challenging times.

For more information, please contact us at [email protected] or call (443) 386-0405.

 

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Virtual Food Drive

MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. HOLIDAY COMMISSION VIRTUAL FOOD DRIVE

You can spread love and compassion without leaving your house all year long!  Donate to the Howard County Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service Food Drive via the Amazon shopping list. These items are in high demand at the Howard County Food Bank.  

Donate Food via Amazon Wish List HERE

 

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HOWARD COUNTY FOOD BANK MLK VIRTUAL FOOD DRIVE

You are invited to join in with other Howard County neighbors in supporting the Howard County Food Bank’s fundraising efforts. This is a meaningful way we can take one small step toward realizing Dr. King’s vision of Beloved Community. 

The MLK Commission strongly encourages you to contribute on Monday, January 17, 2022, in honor of the Annual Day of Service: "A Day On, Not a Day Off."

Donate Funding for Food Pantry HERE

 

Commission Information
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Commissioners
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Abbie Diane Martin, Ph.D., Chairperson

Kurt W. Wall, Vice-Chairperson

Tina Horn, Secretary 

Hunter Craig

Dr. Clarita Dawson

Teresa Garcia

Bert Hash, Jr.

Chalise Latimer

Kimberly McCauley

Daniel Nairn

Yetta Roggerson

Bonnie Sorak

Tracey L. Williams

Brett Vess

Sierra Sewchand, Student Commissioner

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Meeting Schedule
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The Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Commission meets on the first Wednesday of every month, except in July.  Meetings are open to the public.

Meeting Agendas & Minutes
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2022
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August 3rd

June 1st 

 

May 14th Annual Retreat

May 4th

April 6th

March 2nd

 

February 2nd

January 12th

January 5th

 

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2021
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December 29th

 

December 1st 

November 3rd

October 6th

September 1st

August 4th

June 2nd

May 5th

April 7th

March 3rd

February 3rd

January 6th

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2020
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December 2nd

November 4th

October 7th

September 2nd

August 5th

June 3rd

May 6th

April 1st

March 4th

February 5th

January 8th

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2019
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December 4th

November 6th

October 2nd

September 4th

July 10th

June 5th

May 1st

April 3rd

March 6th

February 6th

January 2nd

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2018
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December 5th

November 7th

October 3rd

September 5th

June 6th

April 4th

March 7th

February 28th

January 3rd

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2017
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December 6th

November 1st

October 4th

September 6th

June 7th

April 5th

March 1st

February 1st

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