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About the Event
LocationEast Somerville Community School
50 Cross St
Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone, the Health and Human Services Department and the Somerville Public Schools announce the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration event, to be held on Monday, January 28, 2019. (Note: Originally, this event was to be held Monday, January 21, but was postponed due to snow). The annual event will be held at the East Somerville Community School, 50 Cross St., beginning at 6 p.m. The celebration will be emceed by Marcus Santos, and will feature musical performances by El Sistema Somerville and the Somerville High School World Percussion Ensemble, as well as readings by the winners of the student essay contest. A keynote address will be given by Aba Taylor, a social justice educator, facilitator and organizer.
This year the Somerville Human Rights Commission will hold a Winter Clothing Drive during the event. Attendees are invited to bring gently used or new winter clothes for school-aged children. Donations will be distributed to the Somerville Family Learning Collaborative’s Clothing Closet.
The event is organized in cooperation with the City of Somerville’s Health and Human Services Department, Somerville Public Schools, and the Somerville Human Rights Commission.
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