MLK Dream Weekend





About Us

Testimonials

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The MoneySmart class facilitated by a Rotary member during Dreams in Action Day was great. The presenter (Carlo White) should be a motivational speaker, he was just that unbelievable!! Calm, friendly, intelligent, worked the room and made all feel like we were part of his discussion.  Lacy Gamble, Greenville Resident and MLK Diversity Banquet and… Read More

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Lacy Gamble

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