For media inquiries, please contact:


Allison M. Washington, Co-Chairman

Dream Keepers Alliance Marketing Committee

(601) 559-7517






Regional MLK Celebration Weekend of Events Unveils Spectacular Lineup


SHREVEPORT, LA - JANUARY 5, 2024 - The Dream Keepers Alliance proudly announces the MLK Celebration Weekend of Events, a regional tribute to the enduring legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This extraordinary celebration, sponsored by the City of Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Caddo Parish Schools, Caddo Parish DAs Office, Visit Shreveport Bossier, and the MLK CDC, the Krewe of Harambee and the Krewe of Sobek promises a weekend filled with cultural richness, unity, and community engagement.

The weekend of events are as follows:

Krewe of Sobek Grand Bal XXI - Sobek Rides the Orient Express
Friday, January 12, 2024
Doors Open: 6pm, Tableau: 8pm
Shreveport Convention Center

Krewe of Sobek Parade
Saturday, January 13, 2024
Louisiana State Fairgrounds

MLK Dream Keepers Cookoff
Saturday, January 13, 2024
Setup: 8am, Judging: 12pm
Louisiana State Fairgrounds

Mr. & Miss MLK Dream Day Pageant
Saturday, January 13, 2024
4pm - 7pm
Booker T. Washington High School

MLK Dream Day Arts Festival
Sunday, January 14, 2024
2pm - 4pm
Booker T. Washington High School

MLK Dream Keepers Bands Showcase
Sunday, January 14, 2024
5pm - 9pm
Municipal Auditorium

Krewe of Harambee Hopes & Dreams Breakfast
Monday, January 15, 2024
Petroleum Club of Shreveport

Krewe of Harambee MLK Day Parade
Monday, January 15, 2024
Downtown Shreveport


This weekend of events promises an immersive experience for all, emphasizing the principles of unity, equality, and dreams realized. The collaboration of our esteemed sponsors reflects the community's dedication to honoring the legacy of Dr. King.

For further information, sponsorship opportunities, and event details, please contact Allison Washington at or at (601) 559-7517.

To interview Caddo students and staff participating in the MLK Celebration weekend contact Marquel Sennet, Director of Communications and Marketing for Caddo Parish Public Schools at




About Dream Keepers Alliance

The Dream Keepers Alliance is committed to fostering unity and celebrating diversity through impactful events that honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Their mission is to inspire positive change and promote a harmonious community.