Sun., Jan. 9 -1:30 p.m.: Southern Christian Leadership Conference of Greater Kansas City’s Interfaith Service, Community Christian Church, 4601 Main St. KCMO. Virtual and in person.

Fri., Jan. 14 – 11:30 a.m.: The Metropolitan Community College Foundation 2022 Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Luncheon, Loews Kansas City Hotel, 1515 Wyandotte, St. This year’s event features a thought-provoking program focusing on current events through the lens of Dr. King’s teachings. Benjamin Crump will be the keynote speaker.

Mon., Jan. 17 – 6 p.m.: Southern Christian Leadership Conference of Greater Kansas City’s MLK. Jr. Mass Celebration, Metropolitan Missionary Baptist Church, 2310 E. Linwood Blvd, KCMO at 6 p.m. Virtual and in person.

Mon., Jan. 17 – 7:30 – 9:30 a.m.: The Beta Lambda Chapter of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc presents, “A Community Discussion on Health Equity, Economic Development and Education,” Swope Health, 3801 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Blvd The annual MLK breakfast will feature speakers Tyjaun Lee, president of Penn Valley Community College, Jeron Ravin, CEO of Swope Health Services and Triveece Penelton, city planner and public involvement innovator.

Mon., Jan. 17: KCK 38th Annual MLK Day Holiday Celebration at 11 a.m. Virtual on Facebook Live: This year’s theme is “Decaying Democracy, Vaporous Voting Rights, Rising Pandemic… Still Dreaming.” This year’s scholarship recipients will also be announced.

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