The current pandemic we are currently facing in the US is causing us to look differently at how we interact with family and friends and our communities. To that end, we are taking a more creative approach to honor Dr. Martin Luther King’s legacy.
Although the March is cancelled, join us virtually for our Austin MLK Day Livestream.
Heritage Council Sponsored Events
MLK Oratory Competition
Thursday, January 13, 2022 at 6:30pm via Facebook and YouTube
Listen to 4th, 5th & 6th grade students compete in a five-minute speech based on the theme, “If Dr. King were alive today, what changes in today’s society would you recommend for his dream to become a reality in this country and in the world?” These inspiring young speakers will compete by delivering personally written speeches commemorating Dr. King’s ideals and principals by continuing to encourage his legacy of peace and unity.
MLK Youth Legacy Scholarship Reception
Saturday, January 15th @ 3pm – 5pm via Zoom + Facebook Live
The MLK Youth Scholarship Awards will be presented at the MLK Youth Scholarship Awards Virtual Program scheduled for 3pm-5pm, Saturday, January 15th.
Austin MLK Day Livestream
Monday, January 17th @ 10:45am via Facebook and YouTube
Join us virtually as we celebrate the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.
We are inspired to renew our commitment to recognizing and appreciating diversity while building bridges to unify and empower us all. Hear music from Blue Vinyl Crates, Motivational Speakers, and words from community leaders.
Due to the pandemic, no on-site attendees will be allowed.