Jan 12 2018

Piedmont Martin Luther King Celebration Monday, January 15

Piedmont will celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. from 12 – 2:30 p.m. on Monday, January 15, 2018 in the Piedmont Veterans Hall, next to City Hall at 401 Highland Avenue, Piedmont.  

Coming together for 21 years to honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., this year’s memorial celebration will focus on the work we must continue as a community and our individual abilities to “Bend the Arc” towards Dr. King’s vision of a moral universe of inclusion, equality and justice.

Speakers include the Honorable Barbara Lee, U.S. Congresswoman, 13th District of California, the Honorable Tony Thurmond, 15th Assembly District of California, Mayor Robert McBain, and Tonda Case, Board Member of Bend the Arc.

The program will feature inspiring performances by Westlake Middle School Jazz Ensemble, Director Randy Porter; Piedmont East Bay Children’s Choir;  ECCO Choir, Conductor Eric Tuan;  Oakland Interfaith Youth Choir,  Assistant Director Paul Daniels.

This event is jointly sponsored by the PADC (Piedmont Appreciating Diversity Committee) and the City of Piedmont.   More information can be found at www.padc.info.   Please bring your friends and family to enjoy this day!

This is a free event that is open to the public.

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