Bellingham, Washington | In honor of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the Community Food Co-op will host its 22nd annual MLK Jr. Day event – Keeping the Dream Alive! On this evening, we will celebrate Dr. King’s notion of a “Beloved Community,” with ceremony, song, presentations, and community sharing.
22nd Annual MLK, Jr. Day Event – Keeping the Dream Alive!
7 p.m. Monday, January 20
Bellingham Unitarian Fellowship
1207 Ellsworth Street Bellingham
Free. Everyone welcome.
Checo Tohomaso Special Musical Guest (performing throughout the evening)
Terrance Morris – Diversity advocate, founder of A Connection, Unity committee president, and Co-op Board director
Vernon Damani Johnson – director of the Ralph Munro Institute for Civic Education, professor of political science at Western Washington University, and co-founder of the Whatcom Human Rights Task Force
Amanda Grelock – Community Food Co-op Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion coordinator
Community Fellowship following the main presentation: Join us downstairs in the social hall following the event for treats and our long-established MLK Day open mic. Share a poem, story, or song focused on diversity, human rights, or related issues. Presentations limited to three minutes or less. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up.