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Duarte Honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on January 12th

DUARTE, CA, JANUARY 4, 2018 – A major theme in the life of the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was to urge people to join hands and work together for positive change. For the 17th year, Duarte youth, members of both the City Council and School Board, along with other residents will honor King’s legacy by reflecting on his eternal impact during a special assembly at the Duarte Performing Arts Center, 1401 Highland Avenue, Duarte, CA 91010


Sponsored by the City of Duarte, Duarte’s Promise: the Alliance for Youth, the Duarte Unified School District, and the Volunteer Center of the San Gabriel Valley, the event will take place on Friday, January 12, 2018 starting at 8:30 a.m. The special educational program will feature the inspiring words of guest speaker Dominick Correy plus performances by Duarte Dance, and California School of the Arts, San Gabriel Valley students. The winners of the 8th annual Martin Luther King Jr. essay contest sponsored by the Duarte Teen Center will also be announced. For more information, contact Lupe Valerio at Duarte’s Promise at (626) 357-7931 ext. 260 or by email at    

( Event Flyer )