Martin Luther King Jr Weekend of Remembrance

Dr. King's Legacy Honored in Santa Barbara Today title=
Dr. King's Legacy Honored in Santa Barbara Today
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Event Date: 
Monday, January 20, 2020 - 09:00

Monday, January 20, 2020
Schedule: 9 AM TO 12:30PM

9:00 a.m. Morning Program, De La Guerra Plaza, Santa Barbara.
Guest Speaker, music, dance, elected officials.

10 a.m. Unity March, De La Guerra Plaza, State Street to the Arlington Theater. Faith and Church congregations, community organizations, all are welcome to participate.

9:40 a.m. - 10:40 a.m., David Gorospe Trio, Arlington Theater Foyer- 1317 State St., Santa Barbara, CA 93101; jazz and popular music to welcome marchers.

11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Arlington Theater Program, 1317 State St., Santa Barbara, California 93101; 11am- 12:30; M.C. Alla McKeon; soloist Lois Mahalia, music accompaniment, John Douglas; Essay and Poetry Awards, Youth dancers Core Knowledge Derrick Curtis, Choreographer; David Gorospe, music. Rev. James M. Lawson, Keynote speaker; worked with Dr. King in planning a non-violent direction of the movement in the late 1950’s and 1960’s. He was an organizer of Freedom Rides, a mentor to the Nashville Student Movement and the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and an Inductee into California Hall of Fame for his life’s work in non-violence and social justice.

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