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23rd Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Tribute (Virtual)

JanJanuary 17 2022

4:00pm - 5:00pm

  • Add to calendar 2022-01-17 16:00:00 2022-01-17 17:00:00 America/New_York 23rd Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Tribute (Virtual)

    The Danvers Human Rights & Inclusion Committee (HRIC) and the Danvers Public Schools (DPS) will host the town’s 23rd annual Martin Luther King Jr. tribute on January 17, 2022. The event will be virtual and will air live at 4 PM on Danvers Community Access Television’s (DCAT) YouTube, Facebook, and their government channels (Comcast 22, Verizon 41).  The event will be available online using the following link: https://youtu.be/Dlcot3zioH8.

     

    The event will feature artwork centered on Dr. King’s life by Danvers students in grades K-12. The Danvers High School Chamber Singers and the Brandeis University’s a capella ensemble, ‘Voicemale,’ will all perform. Current DPS students and past HRIC scholarship winners as well as community members will honor Dr. King’s legacy by reflecting and speaking about service in the name of peace, justice, and equality. “Everybody can be great, because everybody can serve.”  Dr. MLK Jr.

     

    Speakers will also include State Senator Joan Lovey, State Representative Sally Kerans, Town Manager Steve Bartha, Select Board Chair Gardner Trask, School Committee Chair Eric Crane, Interim Co-Superintendents Mary Wermers and Keith Taverna, HRIC Member Bill Graham, and HRIC Chair Dr. Dutrochet Djoko (Dee).

     

    This event is free and open to all and has received the financial support of many organizations, including Danvers Police Department, Jeff Clickstein and GMC Danvers, Essex County OB/GYN, John M. Ross, Danvers Educational Enrichment Partnership (D.E.E.P.), Kiwanis, Northeast Community Bank, and the Massachusetts Center for Native American Awareness.

     

    MLK 2022


The Danvers Human Rights & Inclusion Committee (HRIC) and the Danvers Public Schools (DPS) will host the town’s 23rd annual Martin Luther King Jr. tribute on January 17, 2022. The event will be virtual and will air live at 4 PM on Danvers Community Access Television’s (DCAT) YouTube, Facebook, and their government channels (Comcast 22, Verizon 41).  The event will be available online using the following link: https://youtu.be/Dlcot3zioH8.

 

The event will feature artwork centered on Dr. King’s life by Danvers students in grades K-12. The Danvers High School Chamber Singers and the Brandeis University’s a capella ensemble, ‘Voicemale,’ will all perform. Current DPS students and past HRIC scholarship winners as well as community members will honor Dr. King’s legacy by reflecting and speaking about service in the name of peace, justice, and equality. “Everybody can be great, because everybody can serve.”  Dr. MLK Jr.

 

Speakers will also include State Senator Joan Lovey, State Representative Sally Kerans, Town Manager Steve Bartha, Select Board Chair Gardner Trask, School Committee Chair Eric Crane, Interim Co-Superintendents Mary Wermers and Keith Taverna, HRIC Member Bill Graham, and HRIC Chair Dr. Dutrochet Djoko (Dee).

 

This event is free and open to all and has received the financial support of many organizations, including Danvers Police Department, Jeff Clickstein and GMC Danvers, Essex County OB/GYN, John M. Ross, Danvers Educational Enrichment Partnership (D.E.E.P.), Kiwanis, Northeast Community Bank, and the Massachusetts Center for Native American Awareness.

 

MLK 2022

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