Treat the Building!

On Friday, October 28, 2022, the Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center hosted its annual “Treat the Building” Halloween event for the students who attend MLK ChildCareGroup.

This event was a collaboration between the MLK Branch Library, Foremost Family Health Center, Miles of Freedom, Empowering the Masses, First Choice Social Services, Dallas Black Chamber of Commerce, Office of Community Care Social Services, H.E.L.P., Dallas County Seniors, and the office of Councilman Adam Bazaldua.

Special thanks to our student volunteers from the Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing!

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2019 Juneteenth Celebration

On Wednesday, June 19, we commemorated Juneteenth with a free community festival where guests enjoyed local vendors, live entertainment, food trucks, children’s activities and more. Sponsors included Leadership Dallas, North Texas Food Bank, Miles of Freedom, Empowering the Masses, and #BeGolden.

There was a special ribbon-cutting ceremony to kick off the grand opening of the new MLK Fresh Food Distribution Center, which will give citizens free access to fresh, healthy foods and dry goods twice per week. Its hours of operation are Wednesdays from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. There are no zip code requirements or income restrictions.

For more information about the MLK Fresh Food Distribution Center, click here or contact a staff member at 214-670-8418.

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