The AFL-CIO’s Civil, Human and Women’s Rights Department will host the 2018 Martin Luther King Jr. Civil and Human Rights Conference, January 12-15, 2018 at the Hilton Americas Houston, 1600 Lamar St., Houston, TX. This conference celebrates Dr. King’s life and his legacy of working to improve our lives and the lives of future generations.
The conference workshops and plenary sessions focus on the labor movement’s key priorities: raising wages, racial justice, voting rights, immigration, LGBTQ equality, criminal justice, education and a myriad of other issues affecting working families and our community.
Saturday will feature community service opportunities to help working people recovering from Hurricane Harvey. Conference attendees will participate in the Houston MLK Day Parade on Monday.
The registration fee is $200 until November 11, 2017. The fee for registrations received after November 11 is $250. A late registration fee of $275 is charged for those received after December 12. Please note that late registrations are based on availability and cannot be guaranteed.
You are encouraged to use the conference website when making your hotel accommodations. Click on the Lodging tab on the registration page to reserve you room. You can also call the hotel directly at 713-739-8000 and reference the group code 1ML. The room rate is $189 plus 17 percent tax per night. This rate is available until December 19, or when the block is filled, whichever comes first. Those who plan to attend should make their hotel reservations as soon as possible as rooms for this conference sell out quickly. The hotel offers self-parking at $24 per vehicle, per day and valet parking service is $36 per day.