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City of Bloomington, Indiana

About us

The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration Commission seeks to promote and celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday and promote the acceptance of diversity in the community. The Commission sponsors events and programs to commemorate the annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. federal holiday, including a volunteer service day initiative "A Day ON! Not a Day Off", "40 Days of Peace", the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Legacy Award, and the annual community-wide Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration. The Commission also sponsors events throughout the year which promote justice, racial harmony and equal opportunity.

Statutory Authority: BMC 2.12

Members

Apply to fill a vacancy

Contact Info

Staff liaison Michael Shermis at 812.349.3471 or shermism@bloomington.in.gov

Staff: mlk@bloomington.in.gov, Liaison, Community and Family Resources Department

Members

Marcus Debro

Appointed By:
Common Council
Term Expires:
2018-01-31

Nicole Griffin

Appointed By:
Mayor
Term Expires:
2018-01-31

Reginald Johnson

Appointed By:
NAACP
Term Expires:
2019-01-31

Lily Kleinlein

Appointed By:
Mayor
Term Expires:
2019-01-31

James Sanders

Appointed By:
Common Council
Term Expires:
2019-01-31

Mary Stephenson

Appointed By:
Common Council
Term Expires:
2018-01-31

Vacant

Appointed By:
Mayor
Term Expires
2018-01-31