Annual MLK Commemorative Celebration

Our 33rd Annual Celebration

On January 12, 2024, Florida International University’s Office of Social Justice and Inclusion will hold our 33rd Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Annual Commemorative Breakfast—to honor one of the world’s most renowned leaders.

Today, the MLK Commemorative Celebration, the university’s premier event, is a world-class community celebration attracting local dignitaries and students from various schools to pay homage to Dr. King’s life and legacy.

Over the past 30+ years, FIU’s MLK Commemorative Celebration evolved from a single event to a month-long series of festivities, including the Youth Forum & Peace Walk, Day of Service, MLK at the Frost Museum Exhibit, the Black Student Union's MLK Dinner, and FIU's Contingent at the MLK Day Parade held in Liberty City, Miami.

This annual commemoration is possible thanks to the support of sponsors, donors, various departments, colleges within FIU, and the dedicated MLK committee that plans the event ten months in advance. 

2024 Dotson Family MLK Keynote Speaker

To Be Announced...

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Donate to the FIU MLK Fund!

Use this link to donate to the FIU's MLK Commemorative Celebration. Donations to the FIU MLK Foundation Account will support any expenses related to hosting MLK Commemorative Celebration events and providing MLK scholarships to the students.

Sponsors and donors

A special thank you to our sponsors and their continued support for the Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Celebration.

2023 Sponsors

  • African and African Diaspora Studies
  • Alumni Relations
  • College of Arts, Sciences & Education (CASE)
  • College of Business
  • College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts (CARTA)
  • College of Engineering & Computing
  • Chaplin School of Hospitality and Tourism Management
  • College of Law
  • Honors College
  • Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
  • Nicole Wertheim College of Nursing and Health Sciences
  • Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum
  • Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work
  • Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA)
  • Student Government Association

2023 Donors

  • Barnes & Noble at FIU
  • Chartwells
  • University Credit Union