The 1,000 Mile March will recreate a portion of King’s historic 1966 march into Marquette Park and celebrate the tremendous efforts of community members, organizations and institutions to create a more just city, while recognizing that we still have many more miles to go.
San Lucas UCC invites you to a public viewing of the documentary “Eyes on the Prize” followed by a community discussion around issues of housing justice, police accountability, and structural change.
This year’s assembly will blend public prayer and historical witness to Dr. King’s legacy with conversations with city decision makers and a mayoral candidate forum on jobs and public safety. Our attendance at this event will help ensure that community voices are heard by elected officials like Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle, and will build power and momentum toward campaigns to prevent violence, fund public education and create jobs.
Come join a celebration of the legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his vision for economic equality! Next Sunday, January 19th from 2:30pm to 4:30pm, a large group of South Side and surrounding churches will gather at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church (8235 S. South Shore Dr.). Event and registration
Reflections on Participating in the Martin Luther King Jr. Day Faith in Action Assembly by Betsy Bowen I’ll start this reflection by admitting that it had been a couple of years since I had really celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. Day. I had come to look forward to the third Monday in January as a