Celebrate community and the 94th birthday of Dr Martin Luther King Jr at the 9th annual MLK Holiday Weekend of Service Sunday, Jan 15, 2023, 2-4:30 pm, at Breck School, 123 Ottawa Avenue N. Attend in person or online via zoom. The event is hosted by Sweet Potato Comfort Pie in partnership with multiple community organizations, including the City of Golden Valley.
The event kicks off with a parade of pies and will feature exhibits, speakers, conversation, and awards, such the winners of the Golden Valley Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Commission's 2023 MLK Human Rights Contest.
Sweet Potato Comfort Pie: A Catalyst for Caring and Building Community is a Golden Valley-based "initiative to strengthen existing and connect new community relations through the creation and distribution of sweet potato pies--the sacred dessert of Black culture." To learn more, and to register for the MLK Holiday Weekend of Service, visit the Sweet Potato Comfort Pie website,