26th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration
Monday, January 20, 2020
Each year, Gateway hosts its annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration to remember Dr. King’s legacy and honor community members who keep his spirit alive by giving back. Join us Monday, January 20, 2020 for our 26th annual event.
The theme for this year’s celebration is “Hindsight is 20/20: Envision the Future.” Dr. King envisioned a future of equality, justice and peace for his family, America, and the world. At this year’s event, attendees will explore the past, present, and future importance of the family to the wellbeing of our society. The keynote speaker for the 2020 event will be Katina Fuller-Scott, senior director of strategy, measurement & analysis for the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Milwaukee.
Doors open at 11:30 a.m. - Program will run from noon to 1:00 p.m.
2020 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Humanitarian Awards
Gateway has recognized Deontrae Mayfield and the Kiwanis Club of West Racine as the 2020 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Humanitarians. This award highlights individuals and organizations in our community who best represent Dr. King's philanthropic spirit and embody his values of social justice, volunteerism and equality. Deontrae Mayfield assists Racine's youth by providing job-seeking skills and mentoring through his organization, Project Restoration. The Kiwanis Club of West Racine meets the needs of families and children in the Racine area by working on projects and events such as Special Olympics, volunteering for hospitals, organizing food drives and more. Please join us in celebrating our 2020 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Humanitarian award winners at Gateway's 26th annual MLK Celebration on Monday, January 20 at noon on the Kenosha Campus.