Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2019

Katie Phillips Active + Engaged Residents, Advocacy, Diverse + Connected Region, Featured Advocacy

Monday, January 21, is Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2019. This day serves as an important reminder of Dr. MLK Jr.’s commitment to activism and racial justice – and it is an opportunity for all of us to honor his legacy and give back to our communities. We’ve put together a list of just some of the events and service opportunities happening throughout the region to celebrate Dr. MLK Jr.

Events and Opportunities

Tuesday, January 15

We Shall Overcome: A Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. featuring Damien Sneed

Friday, January 18

Turn the Tables: Race & Education in Pittsburgh

Poetry Unplugged: An MLK Celebration

Saturday, January 19

Ride with the King: Black History Tour

Saturday Silver Screen: “Selma” at Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (Downtown)

Sunday, January 20

Free Minds Poetry Workshop

Monday, January 21

East Liberty Celebrates MLK Day

MLK Day AntiRacist Yoga Practice

Canvassing to promote Just Harvest’s Free Tax Preparation Services for Low-Income Households

Cooking for Circles East Liberty

Art + Empathy: Carnegie Museum Of Art Celebrates MLK

Martin Luther King Jr. Day at the Children’s Museum

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration at The Mattress Factory

Let Freedom Sing: The 12th Annual Concert Celebration of the Martin Luther King Holiday

Wednesday, January 23

The Dreamocracy Learning Lab presents MLK 360 at Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (Hill District)

Saturday, January 26

21st Pittsburgh Racial Justice Summit

Saturday, February 2

Coro Pittsburgh 20th Anniversary Gala & Martin Luther King, Jr. Leadership Awards

Did we miss something? Let us know! Email katie@pump.org or submit an event to our community calendar.