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The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Legacy Preservation Society is a non-profit organization in the Pikes Peak region established to honor and perpetuate the remarkable contributions of the iconic civil rights leader, Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Driven by our deep respect for his tireless efforts in the pursuit of justice and equality, we aim to ensure that his message remains relevant and impactful for generations to come.

Our organization serves as a living testament to Dr. King's vision, encapsulating his teachings of nonviolence, social justice, and civil rights. We strive to foster a community where the principles and philosophies he advocated are not only remembered but actively put into practice.

Key aspects of our work include education, advocacy, and community engagement. Through educational initiatives, we aim to enlighten people of all ages about Dr. King's life and work, encouraging them to reflect on the profound impact of his actions. Our advocacy efforts are centered on advancing social and racial equality, promoting nonviolent solutions to societal issues, and championing civil rights for all.

The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Legacy Preservation Society is committed to creating spaces for open and constructive dialogue on topics related to equality, diversity, and inclusion. We believe that by embracing Dr. King's teachings, we can work together to build a more just and compassionate world.

Join us in preserving and perpetuating the legacy of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. as we continue his dream of a world where all individuals are treated with dignity and respect, regardless of their race, creed, or background. Together, we can honor his memory and work toward a brighter and more equitable future for all.

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Legacy
Preservation Society Board Members

Minister Earl Schaffer, Jr. 

Min. Earl has a strong desire to serve the Greater Colorado Springs community in any capacity possible.


Shirley Martinez

Director for Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion for Pikes Peak Library District.



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