The King Center
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Social Change ("The King Center") serves as a resource dedicated to educating individuals and organizations in utilizing the strategies and methods of nonviolence as taught by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., to create a more just, humane and peaceful world.
Grant Partner Since: 2020
NFL Funding Supports:
- Nonviolence 365 program, a mechanism for changing the way individuals and corporations approach and address problems, implicit and unconscious biases, conflict, tension, violence and differences by providing a holistic means for responding in a nonviolent manner. The goal of the campaign includes decreasing the prison population, reducing prison sentences, altering drug sentencing policy, policing reform, reducing overcriminalization, and juvenile justice reform.
- Students with King program, a PreK-12 curriculum designed to inspire students to commit to nonviolence as a lifestyle, not a tactic. Curriculum is provided through interdisciplinary modules, which include lessons on self-esteem, diversity, critical thinking and reflection