MLK Dream Weekend





About Us

Testimonials

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I thoroughly enjoyed my participation in the MLK Dream Weekend Diversity Banquet. The speaker for the event, Roland Martin, was an excellent choice. He issued a very important message and challenge to everyone in attendance to make a difference. The student scholarship recipients were truly outstanding scholars and citizens of their school and community. It… Read More

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Leon E. Wiles

Fundraising Objectives

All proceeds beyond event expenses will go towards the following causes:

  • Providing scholarships for deserving youth

Since inception in 2006, MLK Dream Weekend has executed and/or partnered with local organizations to bring the following events and initiatives to the greater Greenville community:

  • Diversity Banquet Speakers
    • 2006 – Dr. Bernice King
    • 2007 – Martin Luther King III
    • 2008 – Terrence Roberts and Little Rock Nine
    • 2009 – Les Brown
    • 2010 – Lynn Whitfield
    • 2011 – Coach Herman Boone
    • 2012 – Roland Martin
    • 2013 – Nikki Giovanni
  • Health Fair & Blood Drive
  • Job Fair
  • Career Workshops
  • Economic Empowerment Initiatives
  • Business Creation & Development Workshop
  • 5k Unity Race & 1 Mile Fun Walk
  • Kid Biz (teaches kids business basics)
  • Voter Registration Drives
  • Young Dreamers’ Day
  • Youth Community Service Projects
  • Youth Play, “Where do we Go From Here”
  • Youth Talent Showcase
  • Multi-cultural Fair
  • Sisters Speak & Brothers Speak Youth Forums
  • Coretta Scott King Candlelight Vigil
  • Teen Dream Night Talent Competition
  • Champions of Dreams Community Day
  • Non-profit Showcase
  • Service Projects
  • Day of Dreams/Dreams in Action
  • Unity Walk & Prayer Vigil
  • Community Day of Service
  • Win a Dream Contest
  • Scholarships