Let’s all join in a play a role in composting in 2022! There’s the Good Earth Community Garden right down the street to learn how to consistently set aside the items listed below to help divert food waste.
Final thoughts: “Everybody can be great, because anybody can serve. You don’t have to have college degree to serve. You don’t have to make your subject and verb agree to serve. You only need a heart full of grace.” A Soul Generated by Love, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
After last year’s online MLK Day program, we’re excited to welcome you back to CAAM to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day in person! Drop in to enjoy open galleries and special programs offered throughout the day, including a King family story time with the Los Angeles Public Library, a King speech study group, and a performance by members of the Inner City Youth Orchestra of Los Angeles (ICYOLA), the largest majority African American orchestra in America.
11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. King Study Group Participate in this community reading and discussion about King’s 1967 speech, “A Christmas Sermon on Peace.”
12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. Family Story Time Librarians from the LA Public Library read beloved books about King and change including Be a King: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Dream and You by Carole Boston Weatherford and Change Sings: A Children’s Anthem by Amanda Gorman, plus lead a fun family activity!
2:00 p.m. Musical Performance by ICYOLA Members of the Inner City Youth Orchestra of Los Angeles (ICYOLA), perform “Lift Every Voice and Sing, and a medley of classic spirituals and original compositions.
This event takes place in person. Weather permitting, programs will be held outdoors.
A Virtual Event Thursday, January 27, 2022, 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. PT
Dr. Bernice King will join CalEndow Live on January 27 to discuss her life and work as CEO of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change, which was founded by her mother as the official living memorial to the life, work, and legacy of her father.
In this hourlong conversation, Dr. King will discuss the growth of the King Center and explain how her father’s principles of nonviolence contribute to social justice and racial equity in the United States and around the world. She will answer your questions about the ongoing struggle against voter suppression and police violence and share her personal self-care strategies.
Register today to reserve your space and submit a question for Dr. King.
This virtual event is free. Registration is required. Closed captioning and Spanish interpretation will be available.
Bernice A. King is CEO of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change. A highly respected social commentator, Dr. King appears frequently on Good Morning America, CNN, and other major national news outlets. She holds a Master of Divinity Degree and Doctorate of Law from Emory University.
Be A King! Lessons from the Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change is produced by CalEndow Live, providing health and racial equity programming for social change that is open for all and free for the public good.
Out of an abundance of caution, South Coast AQMD’s 9th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. event scheduled for Saturday, January 15, 2022, will now be conducted in a virtual format only. The decision to make this a virtual event is a precautionary step to protect the health of all program participants and attendees taking into consideration the increasing spread of the omicron variant. We look forward to you joining us virtually to remember the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to inspire us to work for social and environmental justice.
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