2017 MLK celebration draws crowd and highlights work being done to achieve fairness and opportunity for all

On Thursday, January 12, King County’s 30th annual  Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration was held at the 5th Avenue Theatre in downtown Seattle.

The celebration recognizes the impact that Dr. King had on our community and our nation, and reminds us to keep striving toward his dream of equity and justice.

The event featured keynote speaker Alexs Pate of the Innocent Classrooms program, which strives to help teachers connect more effectively with students of color, and the Seattle Women’s Steel Pan Project as guest performers.

For more information about the annual celebration of King County’s namesake, visit the King County website.

View the entire 2017 MLK Celebration in the video below.