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January 20, 2018
6:00 PM
Time Details:
Doors open at 6 p.m. and the program begins at 7 p.m.
MJC Performing Arts and Media Center Auditorium, East Campus
435 College Ave.
Modesto, CA 95350
Admission is free.
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24th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration

Saturday, January 20, 2018

The keynote speaker for the 24th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration is Dolores Huerta, an influential labor activist and leader of the Chicano civil rights movement who co-founded the National Farmworkers Association, which later became the United Farm Workers. The program celebrates the life and legacy of King, and it is open to the public. The evening also features the presentation of the 2018 Martin Luther King Legacy Award to attorneys Jacq M. Wilson and Jacque Wilson, founders of the Advocates for Justice (AFJ). The MLK Commemoration wind ups with a question and answer session with Huerta.