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2019 MLK Jr. Day Celebration: Jazz, Spoken Word & Choir Performances | East Bay

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Monday, January 21, 2019 - 12:00 pm to 2:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Door opens at 11:30 am. Free with RSVP.

Piedmont Veteran’s Memorial Building | 401 Highland Ave, Piedmont, CA


Honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. for 22 years, this year we bring focus to Dr. King’s belief that we must eradicate poverty to achieve justice and create a truly inclusive community.

The Piedmont Appreciating Diversity Committee (PADC) and the City of Piedmont will host the 22nd annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration at the Piedmont Veterans Hall on January 21, 2019.

Performers:

  • The program will feature inspiring performances by:
  • The Black Sheroes of Young Gifted and Black
  • Oakland Jazz Workshops
  • Together We Slam of Piedmont High School
  • Oakland Interfaith Choir

Speakers include:

  • The Honorable Barbara Lee, U.S. Congresswoman
  • 13th District of California (invited)
  • The Honorable Tony Thurmond
  • State Superintendent (invited)
  • Oakland Youth Poet Laureate Leila Mottley

Free / RSVP


Cost: FREE*
*Door opens at 11:30 am. Free with RSVP.
Categories: **Annual Event**, *Top Pick*, East Bay, Live Music, MLK Day
Address: 401 Highland Ave, Piedmont, CA

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