Welcome to the Nevada Interfaith Association
The Nevada Interfaith Association (NIA) is a welcoming non-profit, multi-faith network of spiritual and religious leaders, civic, charitable, and other interested groups and individuals who come together to celebrate spiritual diversity and promote mutual understanding and respect. For all the differences that give each spiritual tradition its own unique legacy and vision, there is so much that we share. We invite you to learn more about the Nevada Interfaith Association by joining us at one of our events, subscribing to our newsletter, or becoming a part our fellowship today as a member or affiliate.
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The Northern Nevada Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Committee presents the
35th Annual Virtual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Interfaith Memorial Service
Honoring Local Community Members for The Speak Truth to Power Award and The Reverend Onie Cooper Humanitarian Award
The Northern Nevada Dr. MLK Jr. Memorial Committee in cooperation with the Nevada Interfaith Association invites the community to the 35th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Interfaith Memorial Service. The event will honor Rev. William C. and Mrs. Violene C. Webb from the Second Baptist Reno Church and ACTIONN a grassroots & non-partisan organization that fights for racial and economic justice in Northern Nevada with The Reverend Onie Cooper Humanitarian Award for their incredible humanitarian work in Northern Nevada. They will also give the first Speak Truth to Power Award presented by the Reno/Sparks NAACP to local artist Joe C. Rock and Emily Hernandez for their courageousness with their actions to defend human rights in Northern Nevada.
The event will also include the inaugural Global Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Keynote Competition presented by the Northern Nevada International Center (NNIC). The winner and keynote speaker is Marwane Mohamadi from Algeria.
The Northern Nevada Dr. MLK Jr. Memorial Committee has been working to ensure the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. stays alive in Northern Nevada. They hope this event will inspire the community to take action to support human and civil rights in their day-to-day interactions and work.
The event will be held virtually on the Nevada Interfaith Association’s YouTube and Facebook pages on Sunday, January 17 at 5p.m.
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