What: A celebration recognizing Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. through K-12 student entries of essays, speeches, poetry, and art. The theme for this year’s event is “Justice for Everyone.”
When/Where: 1-3:30 p.m., Monday, January 20. The MLK March for Justice and Equality begins at 1 p.m. at the Springfield Justice Center at 230 4th Street, and a reception from 1:30-2 p.m. and celebration from 2-3:30 p.m. at Springfield High School, 875 7th Street. The event is wheelchair accessible and will have ASL and Spanish interpretation available in addition to Assisted-Hearing devices.
The Keynote Speakers for this event will be the high school speech contest winners.
Who: All community members and visitors are invited and encouraged to attend this free event.