Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Observance and Sunrise Celebration

MLK Sunrise Celebrations at the American Library Association's Midwinter Meetings are sponsored by ALA's Office for Diversity, Literacy and Outreach Services, the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Task Force of the ALA Social Responsibilities Round Table, and the Black Caucus of the ALA. 

 


2018 Gathering - Denver

2017 Gathering - Atlanta

2016 Gathering - Boston

  • Press Release
  • Keynote - Dr. Mary Frances Berry
  • Call-to-Action - Barbara Kay Stripling

2015 Gathering - Chicago

2014 Gathering - Philadelphia

2013 Gathering - Seattle

2012 Gathering - Dallas

2011 Gathering - San Diego

2010 Gathering – Boston 

2009 Gathering – Denver

2008 Gathering – Philadelphia

2007 Gathering – Seattle

2006 Gathering – San Antonio

2005 Gathering – Boston

2004 Gathering – San Diego

2003 Gathering – Philadelphia

2002 Gathering – New Orleans

2001 Gathering – Washington, D.C. 

2000 Gathering – San Antonio