Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Celebration & Service

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Celebration & Service

In honor of the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the city of Surprise is hosting a day of celebration and service on Saturday, January 13, 2018 in the outside courtyard at Surprise City Hall, located at 16000 N Civic Center Plaza.

Program featuring:

Dr. C.T. Wright

Keynote Speaker Dr. C.T. Wright

A grassroots activist who is a member of the Arizona Board of Executive Clemency, the Governor’s Advisory Council on Aging; Fountain Hills Unified School District Governing Board; Arizona National Day of Prayer; The Light of Hope Institute; and ASU’s Center for Political Thought and Leadership.

Susan Casper

Emcee Susan Casper

Host of Sonoran Living on ABC15, executive board member of Dress for Success Phoenix, and a founding member of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women Phoenix Metropolitan Chapter

Event Timeline

8:30 a.m. Light Breakfast & Celebration
9:00 a.m. Celebration Begins
9:45 a.m. Service Project Kick-off

View the Event Program

How to get involved:

  • Individuals/Families – Join us for the breakfast, the program and the day of service; or come at 9:45 a.m. for the service project assignments. Projects may include food sorting, painting, landscaping, trash collection, etc. and will last 1-4 hours. Advanced registration is not required. Assignments will be given out at the event.
  • Groups – If you plan on bringing your group/club/congregation and would like to participate in the service projects, please RSVP your group name and estimated number of people to Ervin Cutwright at
  • Sponsorships – If your business or organization would like to help sponsor the event, please contact Christina Ramirez at
  • Service Project Ideas – If you would like to suggest service projects to complete, please contact Christina Ramirez at

For general questions or additional information, please contact Ervin Cutwright at

MLK Day Event 2018 sponsors