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The Seattle MLK Jr. Organizing Coalition invites you to the 37th Annual MLK Day celebration at Garfield High School, Seattle.
This year’s theme is affirmative action = Justice. The theme references I-1000 which would redefine affirmative action in Washington, providing equal opportunities through recruitment, hiring, outreach, training, goal-setting and other methods designed to increase diversity.
The 2019 march is in memory of two trailblazing Sheroes: Charlene “DeCharlene” Williams and Verlene Jones Davis.
Sunday, January 20 — MLK Day Youth Celebration (at Langston Hughes) 2 – 5 p.m.
Monday, January 21
Opportunity Fair 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Workshops 9:30 – 10:50 a.m.
Rally in Gym 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
March to Downtown – Westlake Park 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Rally at Westlake Park (4th & Pine) 1:30 – 2:45 p.m.
Community Meal (estimated) 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
The Evergreen Association of American Baptist Churches annual celebration of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.. This year’s preacher is the Rev. Dr. Marvin McMickle, President of Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School, author on church and society, black preaching, black church life, and pastoral care; pastor, and self-described “preacher for life”.