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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Jan 20, 2013

index“He was a giant among giants,” said David Jacobs, MLK program director and administrator.

The Pasadena MLK Community Coalition is hosting a tribute and celebration of the slain civil rights hero at Robinson Center on Monday, January 21st.

Live coverage of President Obama’s inauguration will be shown from 8:30-9:30 a.m.,followed by the presentation of awards to student contestants in the MLK Community Coalition Essay and Art Contests. Former state Assemblyman Anthony Portantino will give the keynote speech, followed by former Pasadena-branch NAACP President Joe Brown. The All Saints Children’s and Youth Choirs will perform, a feature documentary on King will be shown. A “fabulous” lunch will also be served.

MLK, Jr. Holiday Celebration
Monday, Jan. 21st, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Robinson Park, 1081 N. Fair Oaks Ave., Pasadena 91103
For more info, visit PasadenaMLK.com

Photo by Keith Birmingham/Pasadena Star-News

Photo by Keith Birmingham/Pasadena Star-News

L.A. Dodger Matt Kemp with the Kingdom Queen and court; photo by Keith Birmingham/Pasadena Star-News

L.A. Dodger Matt Kemp with the Kingdom Queen and court; photo by Keith Birmingham/Pasadena Star-News

SEIU ULTCW members; photo by Keith Birmingham/Pasadena Star-News

SEIU ULTCW members; photo by Keith Birmingham/Pasadena Star-News

 

 




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