Tuesday, January 09, 2007

More Jan. 15 Events!

Seattle Marches Again for Dr. King and his Dream

On Monday, January 15, the Martin Luther King, Jr., Planning Committee will sponsor for the 25th consecutive year the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Rally and March at Franklin High School in Seattle (intersection of MLK Way and Rainier Avenue). The theme this year is "Solidarity for Peace, Human Rights, and Economic Justice." Registration is at 9 am, workshops at 9:30 am. The rally with music and speakers will begin at 11 am and clergy are welcome to come and be recognized. The march will begin at 12:15 pm. Churches and all groups are invited to bring their banners. There will be a public unveiling of the newly approved Martin Luther King County emblem with the image of Dr. King. For more information, contact Rev. Paul Benz at pbenz@lcsnw.org or (206) 390-4133.

Vigil at Ground Zero on January 15

The Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action invites the faith community to a traditional vigil and nonviolent direct action at the gates of Naval Base Kitsap at Bangor on January 15. Training occurs at 8:30 am and the Ground Zero gathering begins at 1:30 pm, 16159 Clear Creek Road NW in Poulsbo. The theme is "Nonviolence is the Answer." The picture above is MLK under arrest at Bangor Base. Yeehaw!

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