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Posted on: January 16, 2019

[ARCHIVED] 41st Annual MLK Celebration January 22, 2019

In 2019, fifty one years will have passed since the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. We hope you will join Contra Costa County to pay tribute to Dr. King's life and legacy Tuesday, January 22, at 11:00 am.

The theme of the event is “the Dream Starts with Me”. The celebration will feature keynote speaker, Sheryl Lane, executive director of Building Blocks for Kids, a nonprofit organization in Richmond, CA. 

The program includes entertainment from students from Contra Costa School of Performing Arts and the Los Medanos College Gospel Choir. After the commemoration, join us outside Board Chambers for a free buffet lunch, complete with peach cobbler for dessert.

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Save the Date: January 22, 2019

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