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MLK NOW 2024

January 13 @ 10:00 am 6:00 pm

Recreating Black Economies

Changing Policies and Practices

You’re invited to attend the free MLK NOW 2024 event on Saturday, January 13 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. at the Veterans Memorial Building in Cedar Rapids. This event, organized by BOB Rewards Club, is a traveling event being held in Cedar Rapids this year.

Enjoy speakers, live entertainment and performing arts, mini-carnival and games, and celebrate with over 70 black-owned businesses.

Event Highlights:

  • Renowned Speakers, Community Influencers and Guests
  • Live Entertainment and Performing Arts
  • Mini-Carnival, DIY Activities and Gaming Fun
  • Over 70 Black-Owned Businesses
  • Food, Beverages and Giveaways
  • BOB Annual Awards Ceremony

Event Focus:

  • Sustainable Income (Employment and Business Development)
  • Remain Free From Incarceration
  • Increase Home and Commercial Property Purchases (Transferring Real Estate)
  • Investing in Predominantly Black Communities
  • Advanced Financial Literacy and Estate Planning
  • Balancing Personal Necessities to 50% of Your Take-Home Pay
  • Teaching Real Native Black History in Public Schools, Colleges and Universities
50 2nd Avenue Bridge
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401 United States