Organizations, native activists, and group leaders within the Sacramento space are celebrating MLK’s legacy.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Sacramento County and different surrounding counties are celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s legacy immediately. Listed below are some occasions folks can attend immediately and be taught extra about his impression.
Reclaim MLK Automobile Caravan and Parade – In particular person beginning at Grant Union Excessive College and ending at Sacramento State from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Black Lives Matter Sacramento and NAACP Sacramento might be celebrating MLK Day on Jan. 17 with a caravan trip that may begin in North Sacramento at Grant Union Excessive College with adorned vehicles, floats, and bikes, in addition to music from the civil rights period and speeches as they journey all through town. There might be pick-up stops at Sacramento Metropolis Faculty, Oak Park Group Heart, and ending at Sacramento State College with distributors, the place Dr. King had his final go to in Sacramento earlier than his dying.
MLK March in Placer County – In particular person at Johnson Springview Park in Rocklin from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Placer County residents are invited to commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day on the 4th Annual Placer MLK Jr. Household March & Celebration. This yr’s theme is a mirrored image on Inclusion and Belonging: His Dream, Our Dedication. College students ages 8-18 will learn excerpts from Dr. King’s I Have A Dream speech to an anticipated 300+ attendees. Masks and social distancing are requested.
MLK365: March for the Dream Digital Program Introduced by MLK365 at On-line/Digital Area – Nearly beginning at 9:30 a.m. MLK365 is a nonprofit group that honors the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by organizing the annual March for the Dream occasion and creating year-long programming. Given the impression of coronavirus, MLK365 is having their annual march for the dream occasion on-line – on their web site. MLK365 hopes to acknowledge group leaders champions with their digital program they usually hope that individuals will be a part of them for a couple of hours of artwork, group, and dialog.
MLK Day 2022: Stroll for Justice – The occasion is in particular person from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on the California State Capitol Museum. Be a part of native leaders in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King for a rally and group stroll to convey consciousness to those that have been wrongfully incarcerated. Be a part of them as they stand in solidarity to finish wrongful incarcerations, racial discrimination, social and financial injustice and assist to liberate these falsely accused. Native leaders and organizers encourage attendees to convey indicators with the names and pictures of family members throughout the group which were and are wrongfully incarcerated.
2022 MLK Day of Service Impression Day – Nearly from 8 a.m. to five p.m. In honor of Martin Luther King Jr’s Birthday, the Eta Gamma Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. will have a good time a day of service to the unhoused group of distributing thermal blankets, socks and different gadgets important for this group because the winter season approaches. Partnering with Loaves & Fishes of Sacramento, it’s their purpose to distribute thermal blankets and pairs of socks on Jan.17, 2022, on the Loaves & Fishes facility.
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