Martin Luther King, Jr. Committee of Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara Celebrates MLK, Jr. Day - 2018

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Committee of Santa Barbara presents a weekend of events commemorating Dr. King the weekend preceding the National Holiday on January 15, 2018.

This year's theme is,

"Now is the time to make real the promises of Democracy" and FDR's Four Freedoms

Freedom of Speech - Freedom of Worship - Freedom from Want - Freedom from Fear

Thursday, January 19, 2018, 12 :00 PM Buchanan Courtyard, UCSB
Eternal Flame, “Walk With Us” to North Hall Murals, Exhibit at Davidson Library, Program & Reception at the Multicultural Center. Check website, mlksb.org, for updates.

Saturday, January 13, 2018 - 11:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m.
Pilgrim Terrace Meeting Room 649 Pilgrim Terrace Drive,
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Ring Shout -Early African-American Spiritual music and movement, MC and speaker Akivah Northern, Michelle Lawyer and Sayyidah Ragsdale, disussion of Dr. King’s influence.

Sunday, January 14, 2017
SB faith organizations and churches will honor Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his legacy. Locations and time posted on website: www.mlksb.org

Monday, January 15, 2018
Morning Program - De la Guerra Plaza - Between State and Anacapa Streets, on De La Guerra.
9:00 a.m. Music, dancers, speakers, t-shirts!
Unity March - 10:00 a.m. We will walk up State Street from De la Guerra Plaza to the Arlington Theatre.
Arlington Program - This year's speaker is Reverend Richard Lawrence who was with Dr. King in Chicago in
1966. There will be music, dance performances and the student winners of the 2018
Essay and Poetry Contest.


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