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Fort Collins Martin Luther King Jr Celebration Monday, January 16

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The annual Fort Collins Martin Luther King Jr. Community March and Celebration is Monday, January 16, 2017 at 11:00 am in Downtown Fort Collins. Meet at Old Town Square and join the march to the CSU campus. The program will include:

  • Welcome by Dr. Ray Black
  • Recognition of March Leaders – Dr. Ray Black, Rachel Griffith, Brittany Otter, and Nate Wiley
  • Kick-Off Speaker
  • Community March

Free Transportation will be available back to Old Town

CSU Celebration

The MLK Celebration at CSU will begin at 11:45 am in the Lory Student Center – Ballroom.  The CSU welcome will be conducted by University President Dr. Tony Frank. A mayoral proclamation  will be read by the Honorable Wade Troxel, Mayor Fort Collins. The event will feature Poudre School District Winners from the Essay/Poetry Contest. The theme of this year’s MLK Celebration is “Justice Now”.

Wednesday, January 18

  • TED Talk at Aggie Village – 6:00-7:00 pm

Thursday, January 19

  • Reading Program at Aggie Family – 3:30-5:00 pm
  • Movie Night at Aggie Family – 5:00-7:00 pm
  • MLK Trivia Night at International House – 7:00 pm

Friday, January 20

  • Children’s Craft at University Village – 4:00 pm

This YouTube video show the most famous excerpt from Dr. King’s “I Have a Dream” speech:

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