Contact:
Lisa Lee
llee@TheMemorialFoundation.org

WHAT:

The Memorial Foundation, Inc., the builders of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, will host a candlelight vigil to honor and remember the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. Remarks, prayers, and a participatory song will honor Dr. King’s legacy. The event will conclude with a wreath laying at the Monument’s Stone of Hope.

WHO:

Speakers to include:

  • Vincent Gray, Mayor of the District of Columbia
  • Bob Vogel, National Park Service Superintendent of the National Mall and Memorial Parks
  • Robert Stanton, Sr. Advisor to the Secretary of the Department of Interior Sally Jewel
  • The Rev. Dr. Derrick Harkins, Senior Pastor to the Historic 19th Street Baptist Church, Washington, DC
  • Harry E. Johnson, Sr., President and CEO, Friends of the Memorial Foundation

WHERE:

Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial
1964 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 2024

WHEN:

Friday, April 4, 2014 at 7:00 pm EDT