MLK Celebration of Human Rights Kick-off
Jan 18, 2021
10:00 AM - 07:30 PM
Dr. MLK Jr. Day of Service Virtual Celebration
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Welcome, Bell Ringing Ceremony guest speakers, performances and resource fair.
Unity March (Car Parade)
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Join the Johnson County Board of Supervisors, community leaders and members in a car parade celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. MLK Jr. Meet at 913 S. Dubuque St., Iowa City.
Time: 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location: Rodney’s Jamaican Jerk & BBQ Food Truck located at 1104 S. Gilbert St.
Lunch will be provided at no cost while supplies last (1 meal per person). Stop by the food truck and grab a meal to go. Choice of meat and two sides.
Dr. MLK Online Program with Corridor Guests
Time: 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. "We the People: Protest and Peace," is hosted by the ICPL. It will feature musicians and speakers, as well as a short service to honor Dr. King's legacy. It offers a chance to connect as a larger community with his message. Watch on Facebook
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