Civic Engagement

Civic engagement at the Martin Luther King Jr Freedom Center brings together individuals and organizations of diverse ages, races and socioeconomic backgrounds, working side-by-side for a healthy democracy.

We bring best practices from our nation’s Civil Rights Movement to the forefront in community education, training, and practice, building strong community partnerships with proven results.

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What We Do

Youth Leadership Academy

Youth Leadership Academy

California Youth and Family Civic Engagement Initiative

California Youth and Family Civic Engagement Initiative

To Us You Matter:  VOTE

To Us You Matter: VOTE

Barbara Lee and Elihu Harris Lecture Series

Barbara Lee and Elihu Harris Lecture Series

A Message From Congresswoman Barbara Lee

Congresswoman Lee's video greeting from our Inaugural Benefit Dinner on March 7, 2019

The Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Residential Academy

Students of the Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Center shared their reflection on the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Residential Academy (December 26, 2019 through January 1, 2020)

The Alameda Board of Supervisors Honors the Freedom Center with a Resolution

Students of the Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Center speak at the Alameda Board of Supervisors Meeting