Martin Luther King Day Free Community Event- Free and Open to the Public!
Join the Arts Council of Princeton as we celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a day of live music, interactive workshops, and discussions as they relate to Dr. King’s life, teachings and civic engagement. The celebratory day will begin with a Community Breakfast at 9am, followed by hands-on activities for all ages.
Schedule of Activities:
9-11am COMMUNITY BREAKFAST
Speakers: Princess Hoagland, Not in Town Princeton; Monique Jones, Princeton Public Schools; James Fields, Christian Union of Princeton
11-2pm HANDS ON!
Art and history activities for all ages including Open Archive by the Historical Society of Princeton
2-3pm LIVE PERFORMANCE
First Baptist Church Choir
3-5pm SCREENING OF TEACH US ALL
TEACH US ALL is a documentary and social justice campaign on educational inequality set against the backdrop of the 1957 Little Rock school crisis. Sixty years after the Little Rock Nine faced violent resistance when desegregating Central High in Arkansas, America’s schools continue to represent the key battleground of the Civil Rights Movement. TEACH US ALLdemonstrates powerful lessons from history within a timely context, emphasizing the need for unity and collective action to rectify the disparities among America’s children.
The Arts Council of Princeton’s MLK Day event is made possible by Princeton University and the Historical Society of Princeton.