Celebrate the Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.
Friday, Jan. 17 | 6 p.m. | Luzerne County Courthouse
This dynamic program will feature:
- Wilkes-Barre Mayor George Brown;
- President of the NAACP Wilkes-Barre branch Ron Felton with a speech from Dr. King;
- Constance Wynn with historical perspective; and
- Gloria Nervana of Pastor Patrice’s Powell’s Salvation Christian Center with songs of inspiration.
Saturday, Jan. 18 | 11 a.m. | NEPA Women’s March at the millennium Circle Wilkes-Barre
Hosted by NEPA NOW, Action Together and Queer NEPA. Confirmed speakers are:
- Helen Davis, Associate Professor of English at Wilkes University;
- Shari Jacobson, Moms Demand Action;
- Jessica Rothchild, Scranton City Council member;
- Marilyn Calderon, teacher and community advocate; and
- Michaela Spaid, Queer NEPA.
Monday, Jan. 20 | 11 a.m. | King's College
A program honoring Dr. King will be held on the third floor of the Sheehy-Famer Campus Center.
Thursday, Jan. 23 | 11 a.m. Wilkes University, UCOM 126 and 127
This program, "A Call for National Unity," will feature a keynote speech by Dr. Leon John Jr., Director of Alumni Engagement at East Stroudsburg University.