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Virtual Celebration of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. featuring Rev. James Lawson

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Hosted in Santa Ana, CA 92701

About this event

Featuring Keynote Speaker Rev. James M. Lawson, recognized as America’s “architect of the nonviolence movement.”

An activist, theorist and professor, Rev. Lawson trained and mentored leaders behind the Freedom Rides, Freedom Summer, the March on Washington, the Voting Rights Movement, the Memphis Sanitation Strike, and many other transformative actions.

Hosted and emceed by Shelley Henderson, JD, MLS, President of the National Women’s Leadership Council.

Uplifting The King Center’s 2021 King Holiday Observance Theme, “The Urgency of Creating the Beloved Community.”

Of this year’s theme, The King Center reminds us that “Mrs. King described the ‘Beloved Community’ as a society where ‘caring and compassion drive political policies that support the worldwide elimination of poverty and hunger and all forms of bigotry and violence. At its core, the ‘Beloved Community’ is an engine of reconciliation.’”

National Women’s Leadership Council
National Panhellenic Council, OC Chapter
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
100 Black Men of OC
New Spirit Baptist Church
OC Black Chamber of Commerce
Women for American Values and Ethics (WAVE)
National Women’s Political Caucus, Orange County Chapter
Democratic Party of Orange County
And more to be announced!


For questions, please contact: Shelley Henderson, [email protected]


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