Twin Ports MLK Tribute Events

January 11-15, 2018

 

Thursday, January 11th

Mayoral Reception | 6pm
AICHO, 202 W 2nd Street, Duluth

Friday, January 12th

Rhythm & Hues | 5:30pm Dinner & 7pm Show
Peace United Church of Christ, 1111 N 11th Ave, Duluth

Saturday, January 13th

Youth Nation | 12pm - 4pm
Duluth Denfeld, 401 N 44th Ave W, Duluth

Free transportation is available to and from Youth Nation! Below is a bus schedule which includes locations and pick up times.

Flag Color                            STOP                                   TIME
Red                          Harbor Highlands                          10:55 am
Red            Myers Wilkins Elementary School               11:05 am
Red         SuperOne 13th Ave and Superior St. 15        11:15 am
Blue                      Valley Youth Center                           11:45 am
Blue                 Neighborhood Youth Center                   12:05 pm
Blue                    Community Action Duluth                    12:15 pm
*There will be a volunteer with a flag at each pick up location. Transportation is on a school bus.

Sunday, January 14th

Inter-Faith Worship Service | 5pm
First Presbyterian Church of Duluth, 300 E 2nd St, Duluth

Monday, January 15th

Community Breakfast | 7:30am
Holy Family Catholic Church, 2430 W 3rd St, Duluth

March | 10am Gather & 11am March Off
Washington Center, 310 N 1st Ave W, Duluth

Rally | 12pm
DECC, 350 Harbor Dr, Duluth

2018 Drum Major for Peace Award Nominations

Nominees for the 2018 Drum Major for Peace Awards are as follows:

Youth Category:

Katie and Kayla Dewit

Adult Category:

D'Andre Robinson, Daniel Oyinloye, Cruz Mendoza, Janis Fairbanks, Paul LeGrande, Gabriela Theis, Sandra Gbeintor, Lee Stuart, Janet Kennedy, Annie Kennedy, LeAnn Littlewolf, and Ivy Vainio

Organization Category:

Occupy Duluth, Center Against Sexual & Domestic Abuse, Inc. (CASDA), and Superior Police Department

Award recipients will be announced during the Martin Luther King Jr Rally on January 15, 2018. See our Facebook event for details. To see photos of last year's award winners, please see the images below or visit our Facebook page.

Organizational Sponsorship Form

If you are interested in sponsoring as an organization, fill out this form to become a sponsor.

Individual Sponsorship Form

If you are an individual person wanting to donate, please fill out this form.

Drum Major for Justice Sponsors

American Lung Association in Minnesota

Northland Foundation

I Have a Dream Sponsors

Duluth Grill

Duluth Police Department

Superior Police Department

University of Wisconsin-Superior

Beloved Community Sponsors

American Indian Community Housing Organization

Arrowhead Regional Arts Council

Blackbird Revolt

DanSan Creatives

DECC - Duluth Entertainment and Convention Center

Duluth Branch NAACP

Duluth Public Schools

Echoes of Peace

Essentia Health

Feminist Action Collective

First Presbyterian Church of Duluth

Girl Power! YWCA Duluth

The Hills Youth & Family Services

Holy Family Catholic Church

Lake Superior College

National Audio-Visual Company

Peace United Church of Christ

Twin Ports African American Men's Group

University of Minnesota-Duluth Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Ivy Vainio and Arne Vainio

Wisconsin Public Radio

Other Contributors

Community Action Duluth

Cultural Fluency Associates LLP

Duluth Coffee Company

Duluth Federation Teachers

Jackie Falk

Men as Peacemakers

St Mark African Methodist Episcopal Church

Thrivent Financial

YMCA of Duluth

Zeitgeist