The world will be in Memphis on April 4, 2018.

The City of Memphis will honor the courage and sacrifice of our sanitation workers and the legacy of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., by memorializing the Civil Rights Movement that took place in our great city 50 years ago.

Upcoming Events We've Partnered on with the National Civil Rights Museum

We are working with the National Civil Rights Museum to bring awareness to our cause and reach those who need our help most. We work with the Museum to bring important events across the community. Check out some of the highlighted events below.

Grantees

The Withers Collection

Support for the Pictures Tell the Story Reenactment of the famous 1968 I AM A MAN Sanitation Workers Strike photo with today’s youth standing in the place of the 1968 Strikers

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Soulsville Foundation

Support for student performances of music that influenced the Civil Rights Movement along with the Dr. King and develop a curriculum and study guide on the meaning and importance of the selections

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Soulsville Foundation

LeMoyne-Owen College

Support for We Remember King: 50 Year Reflection and Memorial Service at Metropolitan Baptist Church, a reenactment of the service held April 5, 1968, led by LOC students

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