About Us

Our Purpose

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To ensure the dream of MLK is honored and realized throughout the local community of Sanford, Florida for generations to come.

What We Do

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Our efforts and activities are solely around keeping the dream alive thru service projects, events, special initiatives. 

MLK Committee

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Led by civil servants the Dr. MLK, Jr. Committee of Sanford is committed to ensuring the dream is remembered, honored & alive.

HOW WE MAKE A DIFFERENCE

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Scholarships

Each year we award scholarships to deserving young high school graduates that display the character traits & behavior that represent the ideals of Dr. MLK, Jr. and dream he shared for the youth of this nation.

Annual MLK Day Celebration

Celebrate Dr. MLK, Jr. DAY with various events over the DR. MLK, Jr. holiday weekend such as: Oratorical & Poster Contests, Celebration Banquet, Interfaith Services, Parade, Festival in the Park.

Prayer Breakfasts

Throughout the year, we sponsor multiple inter-faith prayer breakfasts to help strengthen ties within the community and promote religious tolerance and respect regardless of an individuals belief system. 

The Sanford dr. MLK, jr. Committee

Committee Chair

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Melvin Philpot

Co-Chair

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Kenneth Bentley

Treasurer

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Linda Medlock

Secretary

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Arlene Davison

Inter-Faith Religious Observance

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Faith Freeman

Banquet Committee Chairperson

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Juanita Wynn

Banquet Committee Co-Chair

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Joyce Riggins-Baker

Oratorical Chairperson

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Eva Williams