​2024 MLK Celebration Week

In January 2024, the City of Dallas will host its 42nd annual celebration of the life an legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a weeks’ worth of events highlighting issues of equity, diversity, and opportunity. The week will include a Day of Prayer, a Day of Service, a Wreath Laying Ceremony, Job Fair, Equity Symposium, Youth Summit, and Scholarship & Awards Gala. Celebration week will culminate with the annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Virtual Parade.


For more information, visit bit.ly/2024MLK


Sponsorship funding will support the implementation of community events and the development of a scholarship fund, with scholarships to be presented at the Gala. Sponsorship benefits and levels are outlined in the sponsorship packet below.  

DOWNLOAD: 2024 MLK Celebration Sponsorship Packet

Sponsorship Levels:

  • Presenting:   $25,000
  • Diamond:       $15,000
  • Platinum:       $10,000
  • Gold:                 $5,000
  • Silver:               $2,500
  • Bronze:           $1,000
  • Supporter:    $250
  • Additional Opportunities/In-Kind Donations

If you have any questions about sponsorship, please contact Jamel Slaughter, Ph.D., Program Administrator for the Office of Community Care, at (214) 671-5117 or via email at  jamel.slaughter@dallascityhall.com


Funding donated to this page will support the 42nd annual celebration of the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with more than a weeks’ worth of events focused on equity, diversity, and opportunity. Donated funds will enable the City to provide the week’s events to the public free of charge, except for the Scholarship Gala, which requires a ticket purchase. Beyond providing support to the events of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Week, donations will also support the development of the City of Dallas’ Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Fund. Scholarships will be presented at the 42nd annual gala event.

To make a donation, contact 214-670-8418 or click the button below.