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Iniciativa Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Sello del Alcalde Demings

Calendario de Eventos

Enero

Fecha Evento
10 de enero de 2020
10 a.m.
African American Council of Christian Clergy of Central Florida, “Spreading The Dream 2020" - Dr. Phillips Performing Arts Center, 445 South Magnolia Avenue, Orlando
12 de enero de 2020
5:30 p.m.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Candlelight Vigil & March - (In partnership w/the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. City of Orlando Commission)
14 de enero de 2020 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Official Proclamation Presentation - Board of County Commission Meeting
17 de enero de 2020
11:30 a.m.
Annual Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Incorporated Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Luncheon
18 de enero de 2020
10 a.m.
Annual Downtown Orlando Jaycees Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parade
18 de enero de 2020
2 p.m.
Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. City of Eatonville Parade
18 de enero de 2020
7 p.m.
African American Chamber of Commerce of Orlando Annual Eagle Awards
20 de enero de 2020
7:45 a.m.
Annual YMCA Arthur “Pappy” Kennedy Prayer Breakfast
20 de enero de 2020
10 a.m.
Annual City of Ocoee Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parade
20 de enero de 2020
2 p.m.
Annual City of Apopka Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parade
20 de enero de 2020
6 p.m.
Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Rollins College Vigil & March
Jan. 29, 2020 – Feb. 1, 2020 31st Annual Zora Neale Festival
31 de enero de 2020 Annual Zora Neale Festival - “Dear Martin” Novel – Meet the Author, Nic Stone

Febrero

Resilience, Recover and Rejuvenation: In Unity

Virtual Town Hall Meeting

The challenges of COVID-19 have affected our Orange County community in various aspects. In the spirit of Dr. King’s mission to “persevere through adversity,” the Mayor Demings' Orange County MLK Initiative held a Virtual Town Hall Meeting hosted by Orange County MLK Initiative Chairs Monica May and Lisa Bachman.

Watch the Town Hall on YouTube o Vimeo

Candid Conversations with Our Community

Volante del evento

Virtual Town Hall Meeting

In light of recent occurrences (both national and local) surrounding the death of George Floyd, Mayor Demings’ Orange County MLK Initiative held a Virtual Town Hall Meeting on June 5, 2020 to serve as a forum for local leaders to engage the community, hosted by Orange County MLK Initiative Chairs Monica May and Lisa Bachman.

The focus and discussion was to seek solutions to bridge the gap between law enforcement and the community.

  • Special message from Mayor Jerry L. Demings
  • Engage local leaders for community solutions
  • Community policing initiatives & programs

Oradores Invitados

  • Val Demings — U.S. Representative, Florida's 10th Congressional District
  • Kamia Brown, State Representative, Florida House of Representative District 45
  • John Mina — Sheriff, Orange County Sheriff's Office
  • Aramis Ayala — State Attorney, Ninth Judicial Circuit
  • Orlando Rolón — Police Chief, Orlando Police Department
  • Beverlye Colson Neal — Chapter President, Orange County NAACP
  • Dawn Curtis — President, Orange County Democratic Black Caucus
  • Miles Mulrain Jr. — Founder, Let Your Voice Be Heard, Incorporated
  • Yanidsi Velez — Florida State Director, Hispanic Federation
  • Roderick Zak — Pastor, Rejoice in the Lord Ministries

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Watch: On YouTube o On Vimeo

Questions and Comments

View the original list of questions and comments posed by the participants during our Town Hall session on June 5, 2020. An updated list of the questions and answers will be posted to this webpage in the upcoming days once completed.

After reviewing the citizen inquiries posed during our "Candid Conversation" Virtual Town Hall, it was determined that many of the answers could be found on the Orange County Sheriff's Office and the Orlando Police Department updated websites. There is a lot of resourceful information on each site. We are encouraging residents to visit and review each of them thoroughly for direct responses to their inquiries.

Juneteenth Events 2020

Rally for Justice and a Commitment to a Movement: Not Just a Moment

19 de junio de 2020 | 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Bill Breeze Park, 125 N. Lakeshore Dr., Ocoee, FL 34761
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Juneteenth Freedom Day March

June 19, 2020 | 3 p.m. (March begins at 4 p.m.)
Lake Eola Park, 101 N. Rosalind Ave. Orlando, FL 32801
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African Americans and the Vote: The Journey to this Moment

June 19, 2020 | 7 - 8:30 p.m.
A commemorative Juneteenth virtual panel discussion on the origins of the right to vote for African Americans and where we are today.
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Imagining Freedom: Black Community and Creating Place

19 de junio de 2020 | 7 p.m.
As part of a live and interactive audience, you can join for conversations about African Americans and their place in America.
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Candid Conversations with Our Community: The Generation Z Edition

Volante del evento

Virtual Town Hall Meeting

In 1967, Dr. Martin Luther King authored "Where Do We Go from Here: Chaos or Community?" It's a question that is still relevant today. With the recent social unrest over the death of George Floyd, Mayor Demings' Orange County MLK Initiative invited you to participate in the "What's Next?" via the "Candid Conversations with Our Community: The Generation Z Edition" Virtual Town Hall Meeting on Wednesday, July 15, 2020 from 6 - 7:30 p.m. This was a call to action for teens and young adults to voice concerns on race relations, diversity and inclusion, and was hosted by youth leaders within the community.

  • Special message from Mayor Jerry L. Demings
  • Engaging Our Youth & Young Adults for Community Solutions
  • “Answering the Call: What’s Next?”

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Watch the event on Youtube o on Vimeo.

Reuniones

Los miembros se reunirán todos los meses durante el año calendario. Durante los meses de otoño e invierno (de septiembre hasta noviembre) se celebrarán más reuniones para la preparación del festejo anual por el Día de Martin Luther King. Todas las reuniones del Comité se llevarán a cabo en el Edificio de Administración del Condado de Orange que se encuentra ubicado en 201 South Rosalind Avenue, Orlando.

Calendario de Reuniones

Fecha y Hora Recursos
19 de noviembre de 2019 Vídeo
16 de dic. de 2019 Vídeo
7 de enero de 2020 Vídeo
4 de febrero de 2020 Vídeo
6 de marzo de 2020 Vídeo