City, PADC to host MLK Day Celebration on Jan. 16

Barbara Lee presented with flowers at the 2019 MLK Day event. (D.O'Shaughnessy)

The Piedmont Anti-Racism and Diversity Committee and the City of Piedmont invite you to the 26th Annual Piedmont MLK Celebration on Jan. 16, 2023 from 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in the Alan Harvey Theatre. This year’s theme is “Beyond Race, Beyond Class, Beyond Nation.”

This year’s in-person program will feature performances by New Style Motherlode Entertainment and Oaktown Jazz Workshop. Speakers include Corrina Gould of the Sogorea Te’ Land Trust; Mayor of Piedmont Jen Cavenaugh; Congresswoman Barbara Lee; Dr. Claybourne Carson, founding director of Stanford’s King Research and Education Institute; and keynote speaker Kate Schatz, co-author of Do the Work: An Anti-Racist Activity Book. Also featured this year is an Art & Essay Showcase.

All are welcome.  Please register for this free event HERE.

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