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Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration 01.15.24

Written by on January 15, 2024

Happy Martin Luther King Jr Day.  I know you can get around in Rochester by car in 20 min so  guess you can attend both Monday January 15th 2024


The Greater Rochester Martin Luther King Jr. Commission will be hosting an event with the Eastman School of Music at 26 Gibbs Street  Downtown Rochester. There will be performances by local artists and the Martin Luther King Jr. Choir.
Date: Monday, January 15
Time: 9AM – 10:30AM

Guests unable to attend in person can view the live stream at esm.rochester.edu/live/kodak/

For those looking to attend an event later in the afternoon, from 11AM to 3PM, the Rochester Museum & Science Center at 657 East Ave.

family-friendly activities available


1199SEIU To Hold 43rd Annual MLK Celebration at
University of Rochester Medical Center Monday at 11AM
Program will celebrate Dr. King’s work in the labor movement and
commitment to workers’ rights through music, poetry, and dance with keynote speaker Mayor Malik Evans, remarks from NYS Assemblymember Demond Meeks, and Proclamation from Governor Kathy Hochul’s office

43rd Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr Celebration

Monday, January 15, 2024 at 11:00 AM  – 1:00 PM     

University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC)  Class of ’62 Auditorium (G-9542)   601 Elmwood Ave, Rochester, NY 14641


 1199SEIU will hold their 43rd Annual MLK Celebration at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) on Monday, January 15th at 11AM.  This year’s theme is “We Come This Far By Faith.”

The program will include performances by Robert Ricks’ group – “Mentors Inspiring Boys & Girls,” Community Activist Anthony Hall and other performances to celebrate the legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  A representative from Governor Hochul’s office will also present a proclamation.

The keynote speech will be given by Mayor Malik Evans with remarks by New York State Assemblymember Demond Meeks.

The celebration will feature music, poetry, and dance.  This event is free and open to the public.

1199SEIU is celebrating 50 years of organized labor at URMC this year.

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