AFSC’s 28th MLK Day Celebration!

Update: Thanks to all those who came. Check out the photos below!
Sojourner Truth Memorial Park
(corner of Park and Pine Streets, Florence)
9 AM – Sojourner Truth Walking Tour
This year’s event beganĀ at the Sojourner Truth statue in Florence with Steve Strimer who led a walk of the homes of Sojourner Truth, Basil Dorsey, and David Ruggles.

Edwards Church
(297 Main Street, Northampton)
11 AM – Opening Music: Eli Catlin


11:30 Workshops (click to see workshop details)
(by Community Action | Out Now | Western MA Jobs with Justice | Pioneer Valley Climate Action | Youth Action Coalition)

12:30 PM – Lunch

1:30 – Remarks and Panel Introduction

1:45 – Panel on Youth Organizing
With Professor John Bracey, Kalimah Dunwell, and Manissa McCleave Maharawal

3 – Closing Performance: Who Da Funk It?

3:15 – Closing Remarks

AFSC Martin Luther King Day Celebration from Northampton Community Television

The Living Legacy: MLK Day Events in the Valley