Programs for Kids, Teens and Families for

King Day 2022

Monday, January 17, 2022
10 am – 5 pm

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.