Organize a Day of Service

Celebrate the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday with a day of service. Answer Dr. King’s call to build The Beloved Community by volunteering for a community organization or participating in a local service project.

Resources and Ideas

Be sure to share your participation on social media or send to [email protected] for an opportunity to be featured on the Dr. King website and State agency liaison SharePoint site.

Join the Division of Human Rights for a MLK Film Screening and Panel Discussion

Hosted by the DHR Hate & Bias Prevention Regional Council:

February 95:30 - 8:00 p.m.Central NY RC
WCNY Theater
415 W Fayette St.
Syracuse, NY
February 111:00 - 3:30 p.m.Mid-Hudson NY RC
Temple Beth Jacob
290 North St.
Newburgh, NY
February 132:30 - 4:30 p.m.Rome Free Academy
95 Dart Circle
Rome, NY

Keep the Momentum Going Year-Round

You’ve heard it: MLK is more than just a day!

We invite you to join us year-round for a full calendar of cultural programming, exhibits, and initiatives at the Empire State Plaza and the Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. State Office Building in Harlem:

JanuaryDr. King Celebration
City of Albany Beloved Community March
Dr. King Art & Essay Exhibit
FebruaryDr. King Book Drive
Black History Month Exhibit & Celebration
Lunar New Year Celebration
MarchWomen's History Month Exhibit
AprilDr. King Career Fair
MayAsian American Pacific Islanders Heritage Month (AAPI) Celebration
JunePride Month Exhibit & Celebration
Caribbean Day
JulyNew York State's Fourth of July Celebration
Summer Stage in Harlem
AugustBlack Arts & Cultural Festival
Summer Stage in Harlem
SeptemberHispanic Heritage Month Celebration
OctoberD.R.E.A.M. Symposium
NovemberHealthy Living Expo
Native American Heritage Month
DecemberDr. King Food Drive
Holiday Tree Lighting in Harlem
NYS Tree Lighting in Albany