Culver City's 8th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration ~ Saturday, January 19th, Noon to 6:00 PM ~ At Culver City Senior Center - 4095 Overland Ave ~ Keynote Speech by Rev. James Lawson, 1:00 to 2:00 PM ~ Free to the Public!
- Culver City's 8th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration
Join Us In Celebrating Dr. King's Life & Legacy! "Realizing the Dream,
Living the Legacy"
Saturday, January 19th - Noon to 6:00 PM
At Culver City Senior Center
4095 Overland Avenue, Culver City 90230
Free to the Public.
Parking at Veterans Memorial Park, Culver Blvd at Overland Avenue
Schedule of Events
11:30 AM - Doors Open
12:00 - 12:25: West Los Angeles College Jazz Ensemble
12:25 - 12:35: "Lift Every Voice and Sing" (Agape Youth Choir) and Star
Spangled Banner (Chikk)
12:35-12:40: Welcome from Rupert Francisco, chair, Martin Luther King, Jr.
12:40 - 12:45: Comments from Culver City Mayor Andrew Weissman
12:45: - 12:50: Acknowledgments
12:50 - 1:00: Actor Gerald Rivers as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
1:00 - 2:00: Keynote speech, Rev. James Lawson, friend and ally of Dr. King
2:00 - 2:10: Comments by Dr. Nabil Abu-Ghazaleh, President of West LA
2:10 - 2:45: Winners, Culver City Martin Luther King Student Speech contest
2:45 - 3:00: Introduction of film, Dr. Darnell Hunt, UCLA professor and
3:00: - 3:50: Screening of "MLK: The Assassination Tapes"
3:50 - 4:35: Panel discussion with Ellen Broms, Robert Farrell & Dr. Robert
Singleton with moderator Larry Earl Jr., Executive Director of the Mayme A.
Clayton Library and Museum
4:35 - 5:10: Q&A with panelists
5:10 - 5:20: Actor Gerald Rivers as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
5:20 - 5:30: Closing remarks, Rupert Francisco, chair, Dr. Martin Luther
King, Jr. Celebration
5:30: Birthday cake served in honor of Dr. King's birthday
The MCLM Exhibition and Children's Activities run concurrently with the
For more information contact the Culver City Parks, Recreation & Community
Services department at: 310.253.6675.
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