FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute at the Capitol
What: 32nd annual ceremony and proclamation to celebrate the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Holiday in Georgia
When: January 13, 2017
Where: Georgia State Capitol, North Wing
Who: Governor Nathan Deal
Ambassador Andrew Young (keynote speech)
Members of the King family
Members of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Advisory Council
Why: To commemorate Dr. King’s commitment to Civil Rights and recognize Georgians promoting his principles.
MaryBrown Sandys, Director of Marketing & Communications
About the Georgia Department of Community Affairs
The Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) partners with communities to create a climate of success for Georgia’s families and businesses through community and economic development, local government assistance, and safe and affordable housing. Using state and federal resources, DCA helps communities spur private job creation, implement planning, develop downtowns, generate affordable housing solutions, and promote volunteerism. DCA also helps qualified low- and moderate-income Georgians buy homes, rent housing, and prevent foreclosure and homelessness. For more information, visit www.dca.ga.gov.