2023 MLK Celebration Photo Gallery
The MLK Celebration Sacramento in-person event attracted more than 300 guests to its 24th Annual MLK Celebration held at Sacramento State on Saturday, January 28, 2023. The MLK Committee was honored to present Dr. Olivia Kaysire and Dr. Robert S. Nelsen with the Robert T. Matsui Community Service Award. The MLK Committee also presented a special award to Justice Vance Raye for his years of dedication to the MLK event, including the last ten years for presenting the MLK Essay Contest winners with their awards. Our featured speakers in a Round-Table format discussion were Sacramento Police Chief Kathy Lester, SacPDs first female police chief, and Pastor Anthony Sadler of Shiloh Baptist Church. The discussion was led by Kandace Redd, ABC10's Race and Culture Reporter.