Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors thanks everyone who attended the 46th annual tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on January 16, 2024, with a presentation of the Student and Adult Humanitarian of the Year Awards.
The theme of the event is “Beloved Community.” The celebration featured keynote speaker Dr. Adam Clark, who has served as Superintendent of the Mt. Diablo Unified School District since July 2020. The Board honored Adult Humanitarian of the Year, Willie Mims, and Student Humanitarians of the Year, Vedant Kathrani, Robi Tozulahmad, and Noor Tozulahmad, from Dougherty Valley High School in San Ramon. Their passionate leadership, advocacy, and community service have improved the lives of Contra Costa County residents and reflect the spirit of Dr. King’s work and achievements.
Watch 2024 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Adult Humanitarian of the Year Willie Mims
Watch 2024 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Student Humanitarians
The program also includes entertainment from the Pittsburg High School, and performers Doris and Joe Bumpus.
To learn more about the Dr. King Ceremony and past ceremonies, visit the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Ceremony page.
See Press Release (PDF).