Multiple Opportunities for Mindful Action for Peace and Social Justice on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, January 17 and throughout 2011
Martin Luther King, Jr. -- Across the Ages
Monday, January 17, 2-4 pm
Washington National Cathedral
3101 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20016-5098
People from all walks of life will come together to sing, dance and celebrate the legacy of faith and service left by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Short interfaith reflections will be offered in several faith traditions by Buddhist, Jewish and Christian participants during the program.
The celebration is free and open to the public.
This event will be webcast LIVE on the National Cathedral home page »
This annual tribute celebrates the legacy of Dr. King through service projects, interfaith dialogue, and performances of our city’s rich music and dance heritage.
No reservations are required to attend the 2 pm program of soulful music and dance.
Admission is a donation a non-perishable canned food item or a new children’s book.
Scheduled performers include:
- Rae N. Rajkumar, Master of Ceremonies
- African Heritage Dancers & Drummers
- Children’s Chorus of Washington
- CityDance Ensemble’s Early Arts Program
- Violinist Daniel Davis
- Urban Nation H.I.P. H.O.P. Choir
- Urban Jazz Harmonicist Frédéric Yonnet
- and others
Get Involved: Knit-In
Bring your knitting supplies to knit hats for the homeless as part of the Martin Luther King Day celebration. (Times and information »)
Get Involved: Donate Winter Clothing
Needed: Winter coats of all sizes and ages, (for infants, boys, girls, and adults) and men’s and women’s business attire. All donations should be in good condition and clean.
Who will benefit: Samaritan Ministry of Greater Washington,
Drop-off time: Monday, January 17, 8:30 am – 1 pm,
National Sikh Gurdwara,
3801 Massachusetts Ave, NW
Community of Christ,
3526 Massachusetts Ave, NW
Soka Gakai – USA,
3417 Massachusetts Ave, NW