On Jan. 18, 2021, Virginia Union University hosted the Martin Luther King Jr.
Community Leaders Celebration, an event McGuireWoods has had the honor of
sponsoring for years. Due to the pandemic, the traditional breakfast event took
place virtually this year, broadcast on
WTVR-CBS 6 in Richmond and its sister station WTKR-CBS 3 in Hampton Roads,
and livestreamed on VUU’s
The event included a short video
statement by McGuireWoods managing partner J. Tracy Walker IV saluting the
importance of Dr. King’s legacy and congratulating the leaders and organizations
in Richmond and Hampton Roads regions of Virginia whose efforts embody Dr.
King’s spirit of giving.
As part of the celebration, VUU presented
individuals and organizations with Martin Luther King Jr. Beloved Community
and MLK Legacy Awards in the areas of health, education, economic justice and
legislation. To learn more about activities taking place to honor Dr. King’s
legacy and give back to the community, visit VUU’s
Community Learning Week page.