International Mentoring Day (Muhammad Ali’s Birthday)

The National Mentoring Partnership, the Muhammad Ali Center and Epicenter Community’s Mentoring for Change initiative, are proud to announce the Second Annual International Mentoring Day on January 17, 2017—the date which would have been the 75th birthday of boxing legend and global humanitarian Muhammad Ali. The international and universal power

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Community Connections Radio Show Youth Engagement Program

Community Connections Radio Show is looking forward to working with the Muhammad Ali Center, in order to provide an event that will inspire greatness in our local underserved youth by promoting the need to integrate Ali’s principles as a way to overcome and defeat adversity. Community Connections will utilize Muhammad

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Daughters of Greatness: Nzinga Garvey

Friday, June 3, 2022 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. As the granddaughter of Pan-Africanists Marcus Mosiah Garvey and Amy Jacques Garvey, Nzinga Garvey proudly continues the tradition of ‘faithful service’ to elevate our collective consciousness and celebrate our collective humanity. The Garvey legacy has left an indelible mark as evidenced

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Racial Reckoning: Health

Thursday, January 27, 2022 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. ONLINE EVENT The Courier Journal, The Frazier History Museum, and the Muhammad Ali Center Present: Racial Reckoning, a four-part conversation series on racial justice that will look at Housing, Education, Policing and Health. Each program will include community members with their

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YOUth Are The Greatest!

YOUth Are The Greatest! Wednesday, November 10, 2021 6:00-8:00pm at the Muhammad Ali Center Attention Young Leaders Ages 16-24!  You are invited to attend the first annual “YOUth are the Greatest!” celebration!  Taking place in conjunction with the 8th Annual Muhammad Ali Humanitarian Awards, this unique event celebrates the incredible

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The Greatest Give Back – A Full Day of Service to Honor Muhammad Ali’s 78th Birthday

Metro United Way and The Muhammad Ali Center have partnered together to host “The Greatest Give Back,” a day of service honoring Louisville’s own humanitarian legend, Muhammad Ali, on what would have been his 78th birthday. In honor of Ali’s birthday, volunteers will engage in service projects throughout the day

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Muhammad Ali Center Commission on Civility and Compassion

What is the Commission? The Muhammad Ali Center Commission on Civility and Compassion is the world’s only commission to wield the name, influence and principles of Muhammad Ali, one of the greatest unifiers the world has ever seen. Chaired by Lonnie Ali, wife of Muhammad Ali, together with Farah Pandith,

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Donald Lassere Stepping Down as Muhammad Ali Center President and CEO

Relocating to his Hometown Roots Has Accepted Position as President and CEO of Chicago History Museum LOUISVILLE, KY (February 16, 2021) —Donald Lassere, President and CEO of the Muhammad Ali Center is stepping down from his leadership role after almost nine years and is relocating to his hometown of Chicago,

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Ali Week!

Join Louisville in celebrating the Greatest Of All Time! Ali Week is a community-wide celebration of the life and legacy of Muhammad Ali. Every year during the first week in June, Ali’s hometown of Louisville, Kentucky marks the anniversary of his passing with special events, activities, discounts, film screenings, art, music, and

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Picture Ali: Exhibition Opening

A new temporary exhibit will be opening at the Ali Center featuring the photos of Muhammad Ali from the Courier-Journal publication Picture: Muhammad Ali. The Courier Journal newspaper of Louisville, KY began reporting on Muhammad Ali, when he was still Cassius Clay, on November 5, 1954. This would be the

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