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MLK Celebration of Human Rights Kick-off

Date: No upcoming dates.

Location: Virtual Event

Dr. MLK Jr. Day of Service Virtual Celebration

Time: 10:00 a.m.

Welcome, Bell Ringing Ceremony guest speakers, performances and resource fair. 

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Unity March (Car Parade)

Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Join the Johnson County Board of Supervisors, community leaders and members in a car parade celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. MLK Jr. Meet at 913 S. Dubuque St., Iowa City.

Community Lunch

Time: 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location: Rodney’s Jamaican Jerk & BBQ Food Truck located at 1104 S. Gilbert St.

Lunch will be provided at no cost while supplies last (1 meal per person). Stop by the food truck and grab a meal to go. Choice of meat and two sides.

Dr. MLK Online Program with Corridor Guests

Time: 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. "We the People: Protest and Peace," is hosted by the ICPL. It will feature musicians and speakers, as well as a short service to honor Dr. King's legacy. It offers a chance to connect as a larger community with his message. Watch on Facebook

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Questions about this event? Contact Kylie Buddin.

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