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Martin Luther King, Jr. Committee of Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara Celebrates MLK, Jr. Day - 2019

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 21, 2019.

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 17, 2019, 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,, for updates.

SFriday, January 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9 pm
Congregation B’nai B’rith, 1000 San Antonio Creek Rd, 93111
Shabbat worship service. All faiths communities welcome. Music with worship band, Red Sea Rhythm Rockers, and gospel choir, Unity Inspirational Ensemble

Saturday, January 19, 2019, 5:30pm - 8pm
The Impact Hub, 1117 State St. SB
“An Evening of Poetry and Art”
Hosted by Sojourner Kincaid- Rolle, and Dianne Travis-Teague, Alumni Affairs, Pacifica Graduate Institute

Monday January 21st
Martin Luther King Jr., Holiday
Morning Program @ 9 am - De La Guerra Plaza
Elected officials; Speaker, dance,, Music, K-12 School winning Essay/Poetry will be read; theme “Together We Stand”

Unity March @ 10 am -State Street to the Arlington Theater.
Church congregations/other community organizations encouraged to participate. All are welcome.

Arlington Foyer @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
David Gorospe, Tyler Hammond, Danny Connell - Jazz and popular music.

Arlington Theater Program @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Gospel Concert - Coastal West Community Choir - SiDerek Ross, Director;
Santa Barbara Community Mass Choir - Dauri Kennedy, Director;
Awards Essay and Poetry Winners; Elected Officials


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