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Martin Luther King Coordinating Committee
Palm Beach County
Annual MLK Breakfast
For over 30-years the Martin Luther King Cooridnating Committee has held the breakfast commorating the teaching of Dr. King. 2015 was the 34rd annual event, which started even before King’s birthday became a national holiday. The breakfast honors the work of King, along with other people who have made a difference in the community. It also rewards students for skills such as public speaking.
Zora Neale Hurston Festival
This inspiring festival highlights the life and works of one of America's most celebrated collectors and interpreters of Southern rural African-American culture through theatrical performances, educational programs and a juried art show.
The four-day extravaganza takes place in various locations throughout Orlando and Eatonville, the nation's oldest incorporated African-American municipality. The event features national and international notables who embody Zora's spirit of achievement.
Health and Safety Fair
Each year the Martin Luther King, Jr. Coordinating Committee sponsors a Health and Safety Fair at the Martin Luther King Memorial in West Palm Beach's Currie Park.
The event features health screenings for blood pressure, cholesterol and other health conditions. There are also service vendors, music performances and entertainment for children.
“Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane.” - Dr. Martin Luther King