Annual MLK March for Peace

Every year, the City of Lafayette honors the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a march and an event organized by the Lafayette Youth Advisory Commission (LYAC).

Monday, Jan. 16, 2023

The City of Lafayette’s 18th annual Martin Luther King, Jr. March for Peace event will be held on Jan. 16, 2023.

This year's event is brought to you by LYAC in partnership with Angevine Middle School, and with support from the Lafayette Police Department, Lafayette Public Library, Lafayette Recreation, and CU Engage.

March Route Map (PDF)

Graphic for LYAC MLK 2023 March

Pre-March Celebration: 10am

Angevine Middle School, 1150 W. South Boulder Road
Meet ahead of the March for a free, family-friendly celebration with a guest performance from the Hazel Miller Band

March for Peace: 11:30am

The City of Lafayette's 18th annual Martin Luther King, Jr. March for Peace begins and ends at the north parking lot at Angevine Middle School.

Following the March for Peace, community members will be met by U.S. Congressman Joe Neguse for concluding remarks. Event t-shirts and reusable bags will be distributed to community members at the onset of the program (while supplies last); light refreshments will also be provided. The event will conclude at approximately 12:30 pm.

Youth Partners

  • Angevine Middle School Student Council - children’s activities
  • Angevine Middle School AVID 7 – T-shirt table
  • Centaurus High School Student Council – recycling/composting and March for Peace support
  • Centaurus IB and NHS – March for Peace support 
  • Peak to Peak Latino Student Union and Asian Student Union – Children’s activities
  • Peak to Peak Key Club – AMS cleanup
Sculpture with quote from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.