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WWLP: MA Rally reminds activists of MLK's message

NORTHAMPTON, Mass. - The American Friends Service Committee of Western Massachusetts held a rally Monday afternoon at the Edwards Church in Northampton to remember the work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and to remind people about how his message is relevant today.

2011 Martin Luther King Jr. Marade in Denver

Monday, January 17, 2011 - 10:00am

 

Join us for the 2011 Martin Luther King Jr. Marade!

The American Friends Service Committee & Coloradans For Immigrant Rights will participate in the MLK Marade at 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Monday, January 17, 2011! We'll meet at City Park (by Ghandi near the MLK statue) and walk to Civic Center Park together. We'll have some stickers and signs to share. Dress WARM! 

Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Dinner

Tuesday, February 22, 2011 - 6:00pm

Get ready for a treat. The individual priced tickets are $50.00 each; order early, there is limited space! Contact Dr. Mary L. Chapman at: mlchapman@dmacc.edu

Remember Martin Luther King, Jr.

Monday, January 17, 2011 - 2:00pm

Join the Friends of the Forest Avenue Library for our annual celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.  Marcus McIntosh from KCCI-TV8 will be the special guest speaker and will introduce the three winners of the annual essay contest who will read from their work. 

A reception, hosted by the Friends of the Forest Avenue Library, will be held following the program.  

*Since the library is not open to the public, the meeting room door will be opened at 1:30 PM to allow entrance.

RESCHEDULED--4th Annual King Peace Program

Tuesday, February 8, 2011 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm

Dr. Bernard Lafayette

The Rev. Dr. Lafayette, an ordained minister, is a longtime civil rights activis

Dr. Bernard Lafayette, Keynote Speaker for the 4th Annual King Peace Program

The AFSC Southern Regional Office will host its annual Peace Day Program at the King Center highlighting the historical connection between the AFSC and Dr. King’s work in the Civil Rights movement and beyond.

The program will include a social justice marketplace, a keynote speaker and cultural performances that engage the next generation of peacemakers with Dr. King’s message. This year’s speaker, Dr. Bernard Lafayette, shares a unique connection with both the AFSC and the King Center, as a former staff of the AFSC and a member of Dr. King’s inner circle.

Dr. Bernard Lafayette

The Rev. Dr. Lafayette, an ordained minister, is a longtime civil rights activis

Dr. Bernard Lafayette, Keynote Speaker for the 4th Annual King Peace Program

Strength to Love: Today and Tomorrow

Monday, January 17, 2011 - 3:30pm - 5:00pm

Putting Dr. King's Message into Action in 2011

Join us for this inspiring forum including a panel of youth and adult speakers and video of Dr. King. Learn how you can take action in response to his call for a more just and peaceful world.

New Hampshire Peace Program Background: Peace, Disarmament, and Human Rights

From nuclear nonproliferation to death penalty abolition, AFSC-NH is working to make the world a more peaceful, just and humane place.  Scroll down to learn more about our active campaigns.

To be added to the AFSC-NH Peace Mobilization email list, please send a note to Arnie Alpert, aalpert@afsc.org

We work closely with NH Peace Action to end war, reduce military spending, and abolish nuclear weapons. 

Death Penalty Abolition

From India to Birmingham: Martin Luther King, Jr.'s connections with AFSC

Martin Luther King and Coretta Scott King in India 1959

Martin Luther King, Jr. and Coretta Scott King sit on a couch, in conversation.

Martin Luther King, Jr. and Coretta Scott King, 1959.

A brief history of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s involvement with the Quaker organization, the American Friends Service Committee.

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