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Phoenix honors the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at awards breakfast

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The event will be held in the south ballroom and is meant to honor winners of the Phoenix Human Relations Commission’s Calvin C. Goode — Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. “Lifetime Achievement Award” and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. “Living the Dream” Awards. (File Photos/DigitalFreePress)
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Phoenix residents are invited to celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during the at the 38th installment of the Arizona MLK Awards Breakfast, “I Still Believe in the Dream,” on Friday, Jan. 12, 2024, at the Phoenix Convention Center, 33 S. 3rd Street.

The event will be held in the south ballroom and is meant to honor winners of the Phoenix Human Relations Commission’s Calvin C. Goode — Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. “Lifetime Achievement Award” and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. “Living the Dream” Awards.

The 2024 honorees are:

Calvin C. Goode — MLK Lifetime Achievement Award:

  • Dennis Prince, Sr.

MLK “Living the Dream” Award

  • Pastor Aubrey L. Barnwell
  • Kenny W. Harris
  • Jalen Herring
  • Essen Otu
  • Honorable Leah Landrum Taylor

The program begins at 8 a.m., with registration/check-in beginning at 7 a.m. and ballroom doors opening at 7:30 a.m. The 2024 Title Sponsor is Amazon, and the Presenting Sponsors are PetSmart and Verizon.

The event is hosted by the Arizona Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Committee, the city of Phoenix, and the Phoenix Human Relations Commission.

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