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Placer MLK March

We look forward to seeing you at the 7th Annual Placer County MLK Day event in January 2025!
More information coming soon!


For route map, schedule of events and more! 

Thank You!

We would like to express our appreciation to everyone who helped make this year’s Placer MLK a success, attendees, volunteers and the Placer County community!

Thank you for your support, attendance and contributions to a record-breaking 6th annual event.  Approximately 400 local families and residents attended this year and several news outlets promoted the program. 

Hopefully the “beloved community” message of hope - coupled with achievable and unwavering goals for advocacy within our community, our leaders and Placer area students - is attainable together. 

With many thanks, 


Twiana and Shannon




Join the planning committee!
Many hands make light work, and we need your help. We have opportunities for all ages and skill levels, and your hours are eligible for school credit.



Mark your calendar and join us for this uplifting community event!  Participate in the march, or just stay at the park for the celebration.
BYO seating suggested.

Support this important event with a tax-deductible donation. All proceeds go to support future community events.
Sponsorships are available - email us for more info.



Email us for information on becoming an event vendor.

Thank You to Our Sponsors!


Millie Yan
Community Influencer

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Welcome, Kids!

Poster and Poetry Contest

Kids are encouraged to participate in the poster and poetry contests!

Entries should be submitted by January 5, 2024, to and Please also include a copy of the release form with your submission, found here.

              Poster contest details                                     Poetry contest details

Cash prizes will be awarded to the winners!

  • 1st Place: $50

  • 2nd Place: $25

  • 3rd Place: $10



We also invite students to contribute expressions of creativity and talent that celebrate the life of Dr. King. Ideas include:

  • Recitations/readings of poetry or Dr. King’s speeches

  • Band or individual musical performances

  • Dance or song performances 

Submit your activity by January 5, 2024 to  Please include:

  • Individual or group name

  • Performance name/title & brief description

  • Contact name and info where organizers can reach you

For more information, email us at

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