Keyword: MLK Day

Here are the details on Peoria's second annual MLK Day …

In celebration of the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr., the city of Peoria is hosting its second annual MLK Day of Service, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Jan. 14,  at the Peoria Community Center, 8335 W. Jefferson St.

Glendale offices, services schedule for MLK holiday

The city of Glendale offices will be closed Monday, Jan. 16 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Litchfield Park to close for New Year’s, MLK Day

The city of Litchfield Park will have altered services and hours of operation in observance of the new year.  Both New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day fall on a weekend, so the …

City of Goodyear to close for New Year’s, MLK Day 

The city of Goodyear will have altered services and hours of operation in observance of the new year.  Goodyear city employees are guaranteed 12 holidays off, including New Year’s Day. …

Juneteenth becomes paid holiday for Florence town …

The Florence Town Council has approved replacing Columbus Day with Juneteenth as a paid holiday for town employees. In 2021, President Joe Biden signed into law the Juneteenth National …

Phoenix-area MLK events include ceremonies, day of …

In addition to traditional ceremonies commemorating the legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., many events are scheduled throughout the Valley, including many days designated community service days.

Iganian: We must unite against racial injustice

Last year was a harrowing time in America’s rich and complicated history. Our great nation was faced with a novel coronavirus and an old, deeply ingrained racial disease aching for healing and remedy.

Wintersteen: Why celebrate MLK Jr. Day now?

For 23 years, the Town of Paradise Valley has had a tradition of honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with an in-person celebration and luncheon, and this year, while dramatically different in some …

MLK celebration in Glendale will ‘march’ on

When Charles St. Clair arrived in Arizona in 1990, to begin a faculty position with the School of Humanities, Arts and Cultural Studies at ASU West in Glendale, the local culture was shifting.

Mesa remembers Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with virtual …

While Mesa is not hosting an in-person parade and festival due to the pandemic, the city will honor and celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a virtual parade. The event is on …