The ICDHR, in cooperation with leading pastors, will hold a "Service of Remembrance" to mark the 50th anniversary of the death of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. More than 25 church leaders and their congregations will come together on April 4, 2018 at Our Saviours Lutheran Church located at 1234 North Arlington Heights Road in Arlington Heights Illinois. The service will begin at 7:00 pm. The public is invited.

The choir from the Mars Hill Church of Chicago Illinois will be the musical guests. The public is invited and there is no admission charge.
P.O. Box 734
Arlington Heights, IL 60004
Phone: 224-735-3635
ICDHR "Chairman's Corner" Feature for April 2018
on the recent school shootings that occurred at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School (read more).
Illinois Commission on Diversity and Human Relations (ICDHR) Chairman, Rev. Clyde H. Brooks takes a "hard look" at the current division that our country has regarding gun rights based
ICDHR to Hold "Service of Remembrance" of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on April 4, 2018
The memorial service for former ICDHR President Michero B. Washington (daughter of ICDHR Chairman Rev. Clyde H. Brooks) will take place on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at the High Mountain Missionary Baptist Church located at 919 North Laverne in Chicago Illinois. Service time is from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., and is open to family and friends who worked with or knew her.
Birmingham Alabama Mayor Randall Woodfin to be the Keynote Speaker at the Saturday, April 7, 2018 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Remembrance and Celebration
Randall Woodfin (above photo) is a lawyer and politician who was elected as the 30th mayor of the city of Birmingham Alabama on October 3, 2017. Prior to being elected as mayor of Birmingham, he served as President of the Birmingham City School Board and Assistant City Attorney (view Mayor Woodfin's web page / bio info).
ICDHR Memorial for Michero B. Washington
On January 15, 2018, had he lived, Dr. King would have turned 89 years of age. He was only 39 years of age when he was killed, standing on the balcony of the Lorraine Hotel, fighting for the rights of garbage workers in Memphis Tennessee.
Event reception (6:00 pm). Dinner (7:00 pm). Musical guest is Joo-duh Chicago (see YouTube link above). Black tie optional. Ticket prices are:

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ICDHR to Hold 50th Annual Remembrance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Saturday, April 7th, 2018
Illinois community leaders will gather on Saturday, April 7, 2018 at the Chicago Northwest Marriott Hotel (Address: 4900 Hoffman Blvd., Route 59 and Route 90) in Hoffman Estates Illinois to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Dr. King's death and our return to the site where the dinner started 50 years ago.
Management Consulting Leader John R. Burgess to be Awarded with Dr. King Lifetime Achievement Award
John R. Burgess is one of the leading management consulting leaders in the United States and Canada, and the ICDHR is proud to announce that he will be the 2018 recipient of the ICDHR Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Lifetime Achievement Award on Saturday, April 7, 2018 for his contributions in diversity in the U.S. (view bio). 
Denver Broncos NFL Linebacker Brandon Marshall to Receive "ICDHR Courage Award" on April 7, 2018
The ICDHR will honor the standout NFL linebacker with the "ICDHR Courage Award" to recognize his efforts to improve community relations between police and youth in Denver Colorado metropolitian area (view bio/ICDHR info).
Derrick Blakley,
CBS 2 News Political Reporter
Emcee (view bio)