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Niece of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr to Join Concerned Women for America of Iowa on Jan. 19, 2015 – Martin Luther King, Jr Day

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CWALAC_MediaStatementDES MOINES, IA – Concerned Women for America of Iowa is excited to partner with area leaders to host Dr. Alveda King at “Restoring the Dream – Shaping the Future” on January 19, 2015, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, at North High School Auditorium in Des Moines, Iowa. Dr. Alveda King is the niece of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. and daughter of civil rights activist Rev. A.D. King and his wife Naomi Barber King. She is the full time Pastoral Associate of African American Outreach for the Roman Catholic pro-life group, Priests for Life, and once served as a Senior Fellow at the Alexis de Tocqueville Institution, a conservative Washington, D.C. think-tank. She is a former member of the Georgia House of Representatives and the founder of King for America. Dr. Alveda King will discuss her new book, King Rules.

Concerned Women for America of Iowa State Director Tamara Scott released this statement:

“We are honored Dr. King offered to spend Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with us in Iowa. We’ve invited several groups to join us to impart a message of peace and a desire to make our communities safe. As children of the same Creator, we’re building bridges, not barriers, and shaping our future by restoring the dream.”

The event is free and open to the public. Members of the media are invited to attend.

Date: Monday Jan. 19, 2015

Location: North High School Auditorium

501 Holcomb Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50313

Time: 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Cost: FREE

CWA of Iowa is also hosting a breakfast on January 20, 2015 with Dr. Alveda King titled “King Rules” Breakfast, promoting her new book King Rules.

Date: Tuesday Jan. 20, 2015

Location: Airport Holiday Inn & Conference Center

6111 Fleur Drive Des Moines, IA 50321

Time: 7:30 a.m.

Cost: $25

RSVP: Eventbrite

For an interview with Tamara Scott or Dr. Alveda King please contact Denise Bubeck at
(515)-259-0087 or See more at:

Concerned Women for America Legislative Action Committee is the legislative arm of Concerned Women for America, the nation’s largest public policy women’s organization with 500,000 participating members across the country, over 450 Prayer/Action Chapters and Home Teams, 600 trained leaders, and over 30 years of service to our nation.