Honoring the Legacy of
Martin Luther King

Georgia is honoring the legacy and teaching of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a new organization that ensures his torch of justice tempered by nonviolence will burn bright for future generations. The mission of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Advisory Council reaches beyond Georgia and calls on people worldwide to follow in the footsteps of this great civil rights leader and champion for justice. It’s a mission everyone can help support.


“It will be the duty of this Council to promote the principles of nonviolence, peace, social justice and the awareness and appreciation of the civil rights movement and the life and work of Martin Luther King, Jr.”
– Georgia Governor Nathan Deal, May 9, 2011

Georgia Senate Bill 141:

Click here to download a full PDF version of the Bill (PDF)

King Center

Advisory Council Meeting

January 3, 2018
2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
60 Executive Park South, NE, Atlanta, Georgia
Room #376

Meeting Agenda (PDF)

Community Service

The Council confers a Community Service Appreciation to recognize service that honors
Dr. King’s legacy.
Learn more here.

Annual Report:

View Report (PDF)

Your contributions will help support Council programs:
Economic Development,
Celebration & Recognition,
Education, and
Connecting the World