Martin Luther King, Jr. State Holiday Commission

2024 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Events 

Annual Ecumenical Service 

Annual Ecumenical Service

Please join us as we celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day at the 2024 Ecumenical Service at the West Virginia Culture Center Monday, Jan. 15.

The Ecumenical Service starts at 9:30 a.m., and light refreshments, a symbolic march, and the annual bell-ringing at the Capitol steps follow. 

Dr. Elisha Lewis

Dr. Elisha Lewis will provide the keynote address. Lewis, a Louisiana native residing in Charleston, West Virginia, is a professor in West Virginia State University's Education Department. Crowned Mrs. West Virginia American 2021, she advocates for underrepresented students and actively engages in community service projects and mentoring to support their college, career, and life success.



January 15, 2024 

9:30 a.m.

HHOMA’s Facebook Page

January 19, 2024

7:30 p.m.

WV Public Broadcasting, the West Virginia Channel

Annual Celebration of Diversity Awards Ceremony

Join us as we recognize the talented student winners of the Project on Racism Contest and 40th Annual Poster Competition!

2024 Celebration of Diversity Awards 


January 13 at 12 p.m.

HHOMA’s Facebook Page

HHOMA’s YouTube Channel

January 19 at 8:30 p.m.

WV Public Broadcasting, the West Virginia Channel


Click to view previous programs:

2022 MLK Program
2021 MLK ​Program
2020 MLK Program
2019 MLK Program
MLK Program 2018
MLK Program 2017
MLK Program 2016
MLK Program 2015
MLK Program 2014

MLK State Holiday Commission
State Capitol
 Building 1, Room 35
1900 Kanawha Boulevard, East
Charleston, WV 25305

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