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Name: Martin Luther King Day Candlelight Walk and Gathering
Date: January 20, 2020
Time: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM EST
Event Description:
Monday, January 20th, in commemoration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the 31st Annual Candlelight Walk and Gathering will begin in front of the Belfast Post Office at 4:30 pm. After the walk to the First Church sanctuary around 5 pm, we will have a community gathering and remembrance with music, readings from Dr. King's dedicated work, and commemoration of past and current struggles for racial equity and social justice. Keynote speaker will be Desiree Vargas, co-founder of "Racial Equity & Justice", dedicated to education and activism around issues of inclusivity and diversity. She is a dynamic community organizer, racial justice advocate and activist, speaker and writer. Join us in honoring the work of Dr. King, and the work of all who continue to struggle for civil rights, inclusivity, and diversity! Sponsored by the Martin Luther King Jr. Day Committee, Peace and Justice Group of Waldo County, Greater Belfast Area Ministerium; Refreshments by the Culinary Arts students, Waldo Technical Center
Location:
Belfast Post Office Square and The First Church in Belfast, UCC 104 Church Street
Date/Time Information:
Monday, January 20, 2020 4:30 pm Post Office Square and then to The First Church in Belfast, UCC
Contact Information:
Rev. Joel Krueger
Fees/Admission:
Free
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