5th Annual Wreath Laying and MLK Day of Reflection Place: Â The MLK Memorial on the Mall
Date: January 18, 2016
Time: 9:00am -10:00am
The Memorial Foundation, Inc., Faith in Politics, Impact, Asian American Lead SchoolÂ and Majic 102 host the 5th Annual Wreath Laying Ceremony and Day of Reflection and Reconciliation at the MLK Memorial on the Mall.
WASHINGTON, DC – The Memorial Foundation, Inc., the foundation responsible for building the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial on the National Mall, Impact, Faith and politics, Asian American Lead School and Radio Oneâ€™s Majic 102 have united to present an inspiring day of Reflection and Reconciliation at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial. Dr. Kings Holiday will mark the Memorialâ€™s Fifth anniversary of paying tribute to Dr. King by having prayer and a wreath laying ceremony we look forward to celebrating through this free and public event to recognize Dr. Kings Holiday and a day of Reflection and Reconciliation.
â€œWe encourage the Metro Area Residents to come out and honor Dr. King at his Memorial before you go off and perform your day of Service. This has become an Annual event that residents in the DC metro area look forward to attending every January as they reflect on what the MLK Memorial exemplifies in their everyday lives.â€ said Harry E. Johnson, Sr., President and CEO, The Memorial Foundation. â€œThis day of reflection is another example of how the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial is a living, breathing beacon for the principles of democracy, justice, hope and love.
The Memorial Foundation is proud that this yearâ€™s Speaker is the Honorable James B. Comey, Director of the FBI.
For more information on Wreath Laying and Day of Reflection and Reconciliation, contact Lisa Lee at 202.737.5420 or visit www.TheMemorialFoundation.org.
About The Memorial Foundation, Inc.
The Memorial Foundation, Inc. was launched on the one-year anniversary of the opening of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial. The Memorial Foundation exists to promote awareness of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial located in Washington, DC and its tenets of democracy, justice, hope, and love as well as to support the general upkeep of the Memorial in future years. Additional information regarding The Memorial Foundation, Inc. can be found at www.TheMemorialFoundation.org.