MLKSeattle.org: Honor Martin Luther King Jr.

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2016/2017 Leadership


Larry Tukes, Co-chair
Jacquie Jones-Walsh, Co-chair
Shaudé Moore, Vice-chair
Guy Astley, Treasurer
Joyce Clark, Secretary


Emeritus Chairs
Eddie Rye, Jr.
Hon. Larry Gossett

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Stop the Hate:
Come Together

Jan 16, 2017, MLK Day Celebration
with Workshops, Rallies, March
& Career Fair

(but check walls for possible changes)

newsflashes Jan 9 & 10, 2017
Partial List of  Career Fair Exhibitors Announced!
Employers, Training Programs, Schools, and More!
Also, a Resume Station will be part of the Career Fair!
Practical help for job applicants!

PLEASE JOIN US
AND INVITE YOUR FRIENDS AND FAMILY
TO HONOR MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.,
AND CONTINUE THE WORK
Click here to view, download, or print our flyer.

Events of the Day:

The MLK Celebration Committee Welcomes You
to the 26 diverse, interesting, informative, and inspiring
  Workshops, 9:30 - 10:50 a.m.
classroom locations now available!
at Garfield High School, 23rd Avenue at E. Jefferson, Seattle
Community Groups may set up tables before and during the workshops
Please see our tabling policy

11 a.m. Rally in Gymnasium;
List of speakers and entertainers now available!!!
(updated Dec. 29!) webpage or 2-page pdf file

12:30 p.m. March to Federal Buildingfor 2nd Rally; 
List of speakers and entertainers now available!!!
(updated Dec. 29!)
webpage or 2-page pdf file
Marchers are welcome to come back to
the High School for lunch
 

1- 4:30 p.m. Career Fair in the High School
(formerly referred to as Opportunity Fair)
with representatives from schools,
government agencies, and private employers;
also includes a Resume Station!
flyer for Career Fair

This is a free event, with a free will collection taken at the Rally.
Everyone who honors the goals and methods of
the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
is welcome!

Our next planning meeting will be
TUESDAY JANUARY 10, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm,
at Seattle Vocational Institute, room 401,
2120 South Jackson, Seattle. 
this may be the last meeting before MLK Day
(check back here for possible changes)

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Photo above by Susan Fried:  2016 March.

For information about previous years' events, click here

 "The problem of racism, the problem of economic exploitation, and the problem of war are all tied together. These are the triple evils that are interrelated."

-Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

1/19/11
History of the MLK Celebration Committee
The Martin Luther King Celebration Committee is composed of dozens of grassroots, labor, business, minority, and progressive community organizations and volunteers from throughout the Puget Sound region. Annually, these groups come together and organize our community's largest tribute to the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Accessibility information for people with disabilities:
There is a wheelchair accessible entrance on the backside of the school. This is the area near the track. The area is flat and provides access to the school building & gym. The parking lot in the back will be reserved, but Access vans will be permitted to drop people off. There is also an elevator that goes to the second floor.