Orange County Black leaders join together in celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 

Orange, Calif. — On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Monday, January 18, Orange County Black leaders spanning community service, education, business and civil rights organizing will gather for a virtual celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Event organizers are thrilled to announce Rev. James Lawson, the “architect of the nonviolence movement,” as a guest lecturer. A nonviolence theorist and educator, Rev. Lawson mentored many leaders of the Civil Rights Movement including Congressman John Lewis.

Creating the Beloved Community in Orange County: A Virtual Celebration of the Life, Legacy, and Leadership of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Monday, January 18, 2021

11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Virtual Event. RVSP for Zoom Link:

Event Partners:

National Women’s Leadership Council

National Panhellenic Council, OC Chapter

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

New Spirit Baptist Church

OC Black Chamber of Commerce

Women for American Values and Ethics (WAVE)

National Women’s Political Caucus, Orange County Chapter

Democratic Party of Orange County

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