Arlington's Annual Tribute to Dr. King

Arlington's Annual Tribute to Dr. King

Arlington’s annual tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will be held virtually on Sun., Jan. 16 at 5 p.m. The 2022 program will include music, dance and spoken word to honor Dr. King’s life and legacy. 

Spoken Word artist Kim B. Miller will share original works. Kimberly Gordon will sing three selections, including Lift Every Voice and Sing – also known as the Black national anthem. Dancer Kamali Hill will perform to Freedom by the Golden Gospel Singers and Mahalia Jackson's version of Down by the River Side and Malachi Alexander will dance to It Ain't Over by Maurette Brown Clark. 

Visit to watch the video starting at 5 p.m. on Jan. 16.

MLK Day of Service

"A Day On, Not A Day Off"

There are multiple opportunities for service on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on Monday, January 17, 2022.

Event Summary

9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Virtual Opening Announcements 

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Virtual, "DIY" ("Do It Yourself") and In-Person Projects, depending on specific project

Just as there are a variety of ways to be civically engaged, there are a variety of civic engagement projects for this year's MLK Day of Service. Some are all virtual, some are a mixture of a virtual information session and then a Do It Yourself project at home that you can drop off at a later time, and some are in-person. Check out the opportunities and register today.

Volunteer Opportunities

AHC, Inc., APAH, and AHS Listen & Learn - Current Issues in Affordable Housing in Arlington - learn more

Arlington County Department of Human Services and AFAC Listen & Learn on hunger and DIY Winter Care Kits - learn more

Arlington Neighborhood Village Virtual Listen & Learn - Help Strengthen the Safety Net for Seniors in Arlington - learn more

Arlington Rotary Club Virtual and DIY Blanket Making for Children in Affordable Housing - learn more

Aspire! Virtual and DIY Teacher Supply Drive - learn more

CRi DIY "I Spy Bags" - learn more

Culpepper Garden DIY Cheer Bundles - learn more

New Hope Housing Virtual and DIY Making Welcome Home Kits - learn more

New Hope Housing Virtual and DIY Making Hygiene Kits - learn more

VICAP Listen & Learn on the Virginia Insurance Counseling & Assistance Program - learn more