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Our goal is to create a beloved community and
this will require a qualitative change in our souls
as well as a quantitative change in our lives.

~ Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Thursday, March 15, 2012

7:00 PM- 7th Annual Gerard A. Vanderhaar Symposium: Compassion and Solidarty- Struggling for Justice, Building Peace with Dr. Ada Maria Isasi-Diaz .
At First Congregational Church, 1000 South Cooper. More info online.

Saturday, March 31, 2012

9:30 AM- MIFA Annual Day of Reflection and Service presented by ServiceMaster.
10 am - 11 am. MIFA's 13th Annual Ceremony Honoring Volunteers, Staff and Dr. King
At MIFA, 910 Vance. Contact: MIFA. 529-4514, cnelson@mifa.org.

Sunday, April 1, 2012

Morning- Faith Community Sunday Services
Local congregations remember and honor Dr. King in their own ways.

Monday, April 2, 2012

5:00 PM- Rally with Rev Jesse Jackson AFSCME Events Flyer.
Rally in support of Sanitation Workers, bring family and friends.
At Dr Martin L King Jr Labor Center, 485 Beale. Contact: AFSCME, 525-2458.

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

3:00 PM- Memphis City Coucil Commemoration of Dr King and Recognition of Memphis Sanitation Workers AFSCME Events Flyer.
At City Hall, 125 N Main.

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Rally for Economic Justice AFSCME Events Flyer.
10:30 am - 11:30 am. Commemoration of Dr King by SCLC, Rainbow Push, National Action Network and other Coalition Partners.
At City Civic Plaza (in front of City Hall, 125 N Main).

12:00 PM- "Citizen King," documentary on the last five years of Dr. King's life
City of Memphis renames part of Linden Ave to Martin Luther King Jr Ave (Linden and 3rd)

At National Civil Rights Museum. Sponsored by National Civil Rights Museum. Contact: 521-9699 ext.223.

5:00 PM- "Remembrance and Rededication: The Moral Character of a Nation"
Book talk, student essay excerpts, keynote speaker: Dr Frank Anthony Thomas,

At National Civil Rights Museum. Sponsored by National Civil Rights Museum. Contact: 521-9699 ext.223.

5:45 PM- Wreath Laying Ceremony by Alpha Phi Alpha
At National Civil Rights Museum. Contact Darryl Arbor, 482-0035, djarbor@aol.com.

6:30 PM- Awards Banquet Gala by April 4th Foundation.
At Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main St. $100/person. Contact Johnson Saulsberry, 859-3364, jesaulsberry1@aol.com More info online.

All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.

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