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Indiana Holiday Celebration


The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Indiana Holiday Commission, the State of Indiana, the Indiana Civil Rights Commission, Indiana Black Expo, Inc. and AFSCME, are hosting the 28th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Indiana Holiday Celebration at 12:00 pm on Thursday, January 10, 2019, in the State House North Atrium. 

Before the State House event, we will be hosting a commemorative Wreath Placing Ceremony at the Indiana War Memorial: Soldiers and Sailors Monument, alongside the Iota Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. This will take place on Wednesday, January 9th, from 6-7 PM.

Then, on Monday, January 21, 2019, we continue our time-honored tradition of rolling up our sleeves to serve in the legacy of Dr. King during the 8th Annual Dr. King Day of Service. Registration begins at 9 am at the Watkins Park Family Center. 

All events are open to the public. 

Award nomination forms for the Holiday Celebration are now open! To nominate qualified individuals for the Sagamore of the Wabash, Freedom, Legacy and Trailblazer awards, visit the MLKIHC website. Nomination forms close December 3rd, 2018. 

In celebration of this holiday, MLKIHC and ICRC have created a social media campaign titled "Continuing the Legacy," where we'll be featuring opportunities to get involved in day-of-service activities all over the state and providing information about how you can contribute to your community & continue his legacy. Visit ICRC's Facebook and Twitter page for more information.

I sincerely hope you will join us for the Wreath Placing Ceremony, Celebration and Day of Service. Please direct any questions to Tyler Bracken at tbracken@icrc.in.gov.