MLK, Jr. Celebration

Sunday, January 16 | 5:30 PM

Racial Reconciliation in Sacramento: Multi-Church Meeting

We’re Better Together

Over 2000 people from more than 30 churches will meet Sunday night, January 16, at Sacramento’s 27th annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Gathering and Celebration, to celebrate the progress we have already made and to be challenged to work toward greater racial reconciliation and harmony in Sacramento. This event will take place at Capital Christian Center, and will also be live streamed at

Keynote Speaker: Gregory Campbell, Ph.D. 

Gregory Campbell is a Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion Solutions Architect. He is successful with front-line, mid-level, and senior-level executives and managers with more than 25 years of diversified experience in leading highly complex federal government organizations. Gregory also has been involved in ministry at various churches for more than 30 years, including serving as ministry leader for men’s, marriage, and youth mentoring ministries.

He has an M.A. in Behavioral Science with a specialization in Negotiation and Conflict Management and a Ph.D. in Management from Walden University with a specialization in Leadership and Organizational Change. He is certified in Diversity and Inclusion from Cornell University and has published articles in the Journal of Social Change and Organizational Cultures: An International Journal.

The MLK Celebration creates unity through: 

  • Music by the MLK Worship Team, a team led by Tecoy and Ellington Porter
  • “Difference Maker” awards given to individuals for their service in the Sacramento area
  • Keynote speech by Gregory Campbell
  • College scholarships to Sacramento area youth