Martin Luther King III and Communities Without Barriers International will be visiting Philadelphia, PA on Wednesday, August 7, 2013. They will meet with local government, civic, religious and business leaders as well as community advocates, civil society organizations, and educators.
1) Meeting with faith, civil society and business leaders at the Community College of Philadelphia from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM on August 7, 2013.
2) Town hall meeting open to the public at 7:30 PM on the evening of that same day at the Community College of Philadelphia
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We hope that you and members of your congregation will join us at the town hall. Please feel free to use the attached graphic to advertise this event to your congregation.
2013 marks the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. The focus of this year’s march is national action, with the commemoration of the March on Washington as a springboard for a nationwide campaign designed to take on issues such as poverty, jobs, racial and class inequality, voting rights, and immigration that plague the US in 2013. The initiative is being led by Martin Luther King, III and Rev. Al Sharpton, along with an alliance of prominent advocates of labor, health, housing, education, civil and human rights.
For more information: www.cwbi.org or Twitter: @cwbi1