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45th "Original" MLK Jr. Day Parade

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ORGANIZATION: MARTIN LUTHER KING JR PARADE FOUNDATION INC dba Black Heritage Society Inc

Since 1978, the Black Heritage Society has hosted an MLK Jr. Day Parade in partnership with the City of Houston. Tens of thousands of people come and enjoy the parade and festival commemorating Dr. MLK Jr.'s Federal Holiday and Birthday celebration as a Civil Rights Activist and more! We need volunteers to help direct people through the parade, remain safe, and have fun.

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About MARTIN LUTHER KING JR PARADE FOUNDATION INC dba Black Heritage Society Inc

Location:

400 N Sam Houston Parkway E Suite 210, HOUSTON, TX 77060, US

Mission Statement

OUR MISSION "To fight for equal rights and justice for all!" The mission of the Black Heritage Society is to perpetuate the dream aspiration and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by fighting for equal rights for all people. Therefore, we invite the entire community to join us in the MLK Original Parade celebration and activities each year. With a long history of fighting for equal justice and social accommodations for the rights of all people, Black Heritage Society subscribes to Activism, Advocacy, and Action on behalf of the underprivileged, underserved, disenfranchised, and marginalized populations.

Description

In 1978 the conception of the "Original MLK Jr. Day Parade promoted Dr. MLK's values. Advocacy, Action, and activism are tools we use to create change.

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Community
Race & Ethnicity
Advocacy & Human Rights, Community, Race & Ethnicity

WHEN

Mon Jan 16, 2023
07:30 AM - 12:30 PM

WHERE

901 Smith StreetHouston, TX 77002

(29.75977,-95.36779)
 

SKILLS

  • Transportation Management
  • Multi-Tasking
  • People Skills
  • Outdoor Recreation

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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