Celebrating MLK Day In Nashville

Nashville is preparing to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr day and the undeniable impact that he made in the fight for civil rights. We have created a list of activities, events, and volunteer opportunities happening over the next few days to celebrate his legacy and his dream for equality in 2023.

January 12 – IMF 2023 Nashville MLK Black Tie Gala

An evening you don’t want to miss benefiting The IMF Gala supporting scholarships for students attending local HBCUs: Tennessee State University, Fisk University, Meharry Medical College and American Baptist College

January 14 – Youth Symposium

A youth led workshops, art showcase, book drive, guest speaker, and more

January 14 – MLK Day of Service at Belmont University

There is no better way to celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. than by giving back to the community. Belmont’s day of service is a space for just that.

January 14 – Tree Planting at Mcferrin Park

Plant a tree with Hands on Nashville in honor of Martin Luther King and improve air quality for Nashville’s community members.

January 15-Women of Faith Panel

A panel of women of various faith groups come together to discuss important topics and celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. by sharing their unique voices and experiences

January 16 – March from Jefferson Street to TSU Gentry Center

Meet at Jefferson Street Missionary Baptist Church at 9:00 and journey to TSU Gentry Center to celebrate the life of Martin Luther King Jr. and continue his impact.

January 16 – Protecting the Dream, Confronting the Assaults

Michael Eric Dyson one of the nation’s most renowned professors, gifted writers, inspiring preachers, knowledgeable lecturers, and prominent media personalities will be the speaker at IMF’s 35th MLK Day Celebration.


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