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Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service

The South Coast AQMD hosts an annual event celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy promoting advocacy for justice, equality and equity.


2022 Event - “Living, Dreaming, Believing in a Clean Air Future”

On Saturday, January 15, 2022 the South Coast Air Quality Management District (South Coast AQMD) hosted its 9th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service virtual event to honor the legacy of Dr. King.

The celebration, “Living, Dreaming, Believing in a Clean Air Future” focused on how each of us can work for cleaner, healthy air to breathe, especially for our environmental justice communities most impacted by air pollution. Featured in the program were:

  • KTTV “Good Day LA” Anchor Brooke Thomas, as Mistress of Ceremonies.
    Twitter logo Connect with Brooke on Twitter: twitter.com/BrookeOnAir

  • Tim Kepler, principal National Anthem performer for the Anaheim Ducks and Los Angeles Angels, sung the National Anthem and and an gave an inspirational musical performance.
    YouTube icon Performances by Musician Tim Kepler: youtube.com/TimKeplerMusic

  • Reverend Dr. Mary S. Minor of the African Methodist Episcopal Church in Los Angeles performed the invocation and benediction.

  • California Secretary of State Dr. Shirley Weber delivered the keynote address.
    Twitter logo Connect with Dr. Weber on Twitter: twitter.com/DrWeber4CA

  • Los Angeles County Supervisor Holly J. Mitchell was honored with the Environmental Justice for All Award for her efforts, leadership, and contributions to help clean the air, protect public health, and improve quality of life for all.
    Twitter logo Connect with Supervisor Mitchell on Twitter: twitter.com/HollyJMitchell

  • Dr. Marcus Goodloe, author of “KingMaker: Applying Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Leadership Lessons in Working with Athletes and Entertainers” delivered remarks on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. .
    Twitter logo Connect with Dr. Goodloe on Twitter: twitter.com/GoodieGoodloe


Watch the 9th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service virtual event:



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Prior Events:

  • "Paving Our Way to Environmental Justice" Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service Forum - January 2019
    More Information (PDF)
  • "Building Upon the Dream" Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service Forum - January 2018
    More Information (PDF)
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