Arkansas MLK, Jr. Commission
The Arkansas Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission is a state agency empowered to serve all Arkansans. It was created in 1993 by Act 1216 of the Arkansas General Assembly to promote the legacy and philosophy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. throughout the State of Arkansas. The Arkansas Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission works closely with the King Center for Nonviolent Social Change in Atlanta, Georgia and other social service organizations alike.
The purpose of the Arkansas Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission is to:
- Promote racial harmony, understanding, community service, respect, and goodwill among all Arkansans
- Promote principles of nonviolence
- Promote awareness and appreciation of the Civil Rights movement and advocacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s principles and legacy
- Develop, coordinate, and advise the Governor and General Assembly of ceremonies and activities throughout the state relating to the observance of Dr. King's Holiday
- Promote understanding and acceptance of nonviolence and human equality as a way of building community among all Arkansans
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