Community Events

Martin Luther King, Jr., Celebration with Workshops, Rally and March

WHERE
Garfield High School (to downtown Fed Bldg), 400 23rd Ave at East Jefferson, Seattle (to 2nd & Marion, downtown Seattle)
WHEN
Monday, January 21, 2013
TIME
9:30am-2:30pm

The Martin Luther King Celebration Committee announces the annual region-wide Martin Luther King, Jr., Celebration with Workshops, Rally, and March: 

 31st Annual Celebration with theme  "LET FREEDOM RING"

 Monday, January 21, 2013  NOTE:  event will occur regardless of sun, rain, snow, or icy conditions!

 starts at Garfield High School, 400 23rd Ave at East Jefferson, Seattle Free, a collection will be taken to cover costs

      9:30 - 10:45 a.m.     WORKSHOPS including several geared toward youth,

TOPICS to be announced.

      11 a.m.     RALLY with speakers, poetry, and music

      12:30 p.m.     MARCH, to the Jackson Federal Building, 2nd & Marion, downtown Seattle for a brief outdoor rally approximately 1:45 p.m.

 Seattle has one of the largest annual Martin Luther King Day Celebrations in the U.S.  We honor the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., for his work toward racial equality and toward economic justice for all people, for his commitment to nonviolence, and for his stand against war and militarism.

 This year we especially turn our focus to Dr. King's 1963 cry to "LET FREEDOM RING."  What do these words mean for our activism today as we work toward achieving the dream of Rev. King? 

The Martin Luther King Celebration Committee invites all to join in this renewal of our commitment to LET FREEDOM RING as we continue the work of the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Information:  Eddie Rye, Jr., 206-786-2763, or Larry Gossett 206-296-1002 or (Jan 19-21) 206-296-0321 or larry.gossett@kingcounty.gov, or http://www.MLKseattle.org

Event Admission Fee (if any): Free, collection taken

Event Sponsor: Martin Luther King Celebration Committee

Phone Number: (206) 296-0321

Web Site: http://www.MLKseattle.org

Public Email: larry.gossett@kingcounty.gov

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