Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Tribute at the Capitol

Friday, January 15, 2016


What:           31st Annual ceremony and proclamation to celebrate the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Holiday in Georgia

When:          Jan. 15, 2016,
10:30 a.m. 12:30 p.m. (music begins at 10:30; formal program at 11:00)

Where:         Georgia State Capitol, North Wing

Who:            Lt. Governor Casey Cagle

Xernona Clayton (keynote speech)

Members of the King family

Members of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Advisory Council       

Why:            To pay tribute to Dr. King, commemorate his commitment to Civil Rights, honor his legacy, and promote his principles.

Media Notes:  Photo and interview opportunities available following the event.

Media contact:       Jana Wiggins, Director of Marketing & Communications

Georgia Department of Community Affairs

(o) 404-679-0661

(c) 770-883-7971