The Department of Neighborhoods is proud to host a series of annual community programs that demonstrate the values of community. While some programming was temporarily postponed due to COVID-19 in 2020, we look forward to serving you with safe and accessible events in 2021. For more information, call (614) 645-1993.
The MLK Youth Oratorical Contest
Join us for the Dr. Martin Luther Kind Jr. Youth Oratorical Contest on Saturday, December 11, 2021.
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My Brother's Keeper Conference
back! This year’s My Brother’s Keeper Conference is returning while continuing
to be live streamed across digital and social to engage and connect our MBK
community. Join us on November 6th at the Ohio Union from 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. as we safely return to in-person experiences, the conference will
unite a group of leaders in sports, business and entertainment for an inspiring
program focused on exposing boys and young men of color to career opportunities
in the industry.
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The African American Male Wellness Walk
The Walk is Back! Join us for the 2021 AAMWW!
Community Relations Commission Lunch & Learn Series
The 2021 Lunch and Learn Series will focus on "Access to Racial Justice in Columbus". Join us on April 1st, May 6th, June 3rd, and July 1st from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. to join the conversation. You can RSVP or join with or without a facebook account at facebook.com/cbusneighbor
Neighborhood Pride Talent Show
Date: To be determined
Location: To be determined
Every year, the Neighborhood Pride team coordinates a Talent Show for the youth within the Neighborhood Pride areas. Students will perform a variety of acts from musical instruments to illustration to singing and more! Support our local youth and watch them shine on stage by joining us for the 2020 Neighborhood Pride Talent Show!
My Brother's Keeper Youth & Community Job Fair
March 7, 2020
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
111 N Front Street, Columbus, OH 43215
My Brother’s Keeper Annual Youth & Community Job Fair was held on March 7, 2020. Job seekers interested in full-time employment as well as students looking for summer jobs were encouraged to attend. The City of Columbus provided resume and interview workshops. In total, over 250 young job seekers joined us as dozens of employers offered information about themselves.
The MLK March and Celebration
Monday, January 17, 2022
Columbus City Hall
90 W. Broad St., Columbus, OH 43205
Every year, residents from all over Columbus are invited to recognize the life and legacy of Dr. King, whose words and teachings remind us of the power of community. Join us for the 2022 MLK March, followed by an illumination of City Hall in honor of the legacy and leadership of Dr. King. More information is available here