Capturing The Dream – 38th Annual MLK Commemoration 2024
This schedule is subject to change, please check this page frequently for event updates.
Youth 6 to 19 in age to showcase their talents including singing, dancing, art, acting, poetry and more! Event partners: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Aurora Chapter and Young Aspiring Americans for Social and Political Activism (YAASPA).
An opening celebration featuring dance, music and theatre to celebrate MLK Jr.’s legacy. Refreshments to be provided followed by an interfaith prayer vigil and the reading of the MLK commemoration proclamation.
A brief lecture about Dr. King’s visits to the Denver area and discussion from a diverse group of Aurora residents reflecting on the legacy of the civil rights leader and how his vision has shaped our community.
Special Guests: Poonam and Everett Moore, Poonam’s by Design and E-Class Transportation owners, and featured designers in HGTV’s Rico to the Rescue. Consider donating youth art supplies for entry. Event partners: Aurora Community of Faith (ACOF) and Aurora Mental Health & Recovery.
A summit that aims to develop trust and connection as a foundation for future public safety, law enforcement and community collaboration. This event is hosted by the Greater Metro Denver Ministerial Alliance and facilitated by the U.S. Department of Justice and Community Relations Services (CRS).
Event features films from Community College of Aurora students
City officials and community members will attend
Help assemble and sort hygiene kits and care items for Aurora Public Schools students/families in need.
Event partner: Iron Sharp Community Foundation.
Event hosted by Greater Metro Denver Ministerial Alliance
Event hosted by the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Colorado Holiday Commission
In the spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s work and legacy, consider making a donation to one of the many organizations and causes through the Spirit of Aurora website, AuroraGov.org/SpiritOfAurora.
Spirit of Aurora is a resident-founded, longtime nonprofit that funds various city and local community programs.
And a special thanks to the Aurora MLK Commemoration Steering Committee
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