This event is to recognize a diverse group of Community Champions for their services for various communities and recognize their generosity to the less fortunate. Awards presented will be the MLK Humanitarian Award, the MLK Health & Human Service Award, The MLK Educational Award & The MLK Drum Major Award and other special recognition. Proceeds go to Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Fund.
To Do Justice , To Love Kindness, TO Walk Humbly With Your GOD – Micah 6:8
Come Join us at first ever citywide Martin Luther King Weekend Celebration!!!!!
Also visit the L’Arche website here for more information on the Lite Marathon Run
CORRECTION: Black Tie Awards Gala Sunday Jan. 14th
CORRECTION: L’Arche First Lite Marathon Run Sunday Jan. 14th
Saturday Jan. 13th – Mobile United Cleanup – Click Here for more information
Friday Jan. 12th
2nd Annual MLK Connect
Mobile Museum of Arts
Speaker: Rev. Dr. Clinton Johnson
Saturday Jan. 13th
Clean Up Mobile
P.U.A.D. (Focus Area – Toulminville)
8:30 – 11:30pm
Sunday Jan. 14th
2nd Annual Black Tie Awards Gala
Renaissance Marriott Hotel 3104 Airport Blvd. 36608
Purchase Tickets Here or call 251-289-1131
Monday Jan. 15th
PUAD Annual Pre-Rally
Calloway Smith Middle School – @ 10:30 am
Annual March @ 12:00 Noon
L’Arche Interfaaith Service
Annual Stop The Violence Rally
As most people know, Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Texas as a Category 4 hurricane last night. As an organization based off the Gulf Coast in Mobile, AL, People United to Advance the Dream Inc. understands firsthand what it is like to experience the detrimental effects of catastrophic hurricanes and the effect it has on the community. So, we encourage our fellow Americans to pray for and support those in Texas as they deal with the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey and for their hopeful speedy recovery.
Visit these places to help:
- American Red Cross. To donate visit redcross.org, call 1- 800-RED CROSS or text the word HARVEY to 90999 to make a $10 donation.
- The Salvation Army: To donate visit givesalvationarmy.orgor call 1-800-725-2769.
- Catholic Charities USA: Visit catholiccharitiesusa.orgto donate.
People United to Advance the Dream Mobile Inc. presents a Benefit for Robert E.Battles, Sr. Join us at Sunlight District Auditorium. For more information, contact Reverend David Edwards at 251-518-8885.
Diamond J. Jackson, senior at W.P. Davidson High School; where she is member of the marching & concert band. A member of Hope Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church, she is active in the Christian Education &Missionary youth group and serves as an acolyte. She is also a member of Delta Sigma Theta’s Delteen Youth Organization. Diamond plans to attend Alabama State University, Montgomery AL, where she plans to major in communications and minor in music. Upon graduation Diamond plans to work in television as a local news correspondent or a classical musician.
Ke’Aundra Nicholson, senior at Murphy High School; a graduate of T.L Faulkner Technical Career Center, through the Cosmetology program. She is an active member of New Hope Baptist Church and full time member of the Davis Avenue Community choir. Ke’Aundra plans to attend Bishop State Community College, majoring in Business Marketing. After completion of school she will pursue entrepreneurship, becoming a local businesswoman.
MOBILE, AL (WALA) –
“People United to Advance the Dream” is an organization based on continuing the dream of Dr. Martin Luther King Junior. Along with the Mobile Black History Museum, they’re planning a special ceremony honoring some of the pillars of our community.