The Melrose Human Rights Commission and Mayor Robert J. Dolan invite you to join the Community of Melrose on for the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service on Monday, January 15th, 2018.
Registration 9:30 am – 10:00 am at the Melrose Unitarian Universalist Church, 70 West Emerson Street
Volunteers will then go to service opportunities from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm at various sites across the city (please click HERE for the flyer created by the Melrose Human Rights Commission for examples of opportunities). Juice and light breakfast will be at the Church during sign-up (provided by the Melrose YMCA), and also there will be complimentary pizza at noon (provided by the Melrose Human Rights Commission).
Also, from 10:00am-11:30am, adults are invited to a panel discussion, in the MUUC Parlor, looking at how Melrose is influenced by white privilege, which leads to unequal privileges (advantages) for White people; leaving People of Color to feel the effects of racism.
23rd Annual Potluck Dinner 5:00 – 6:00 pm at the First Congregational Church, 121 West Foster Street.
Please bring a main dish or dessert to serve 4-6 people with ingredients identified and with serving utensils.
Program Honoring Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr 6:00 – 8:00 pm at the First Congregational Church, 121 West Foster Street.
Enjoy and program of music, MLK essay award winners, the community recitation of the “I Have A Dream” speech, and Guest Speaker Aba Taylor, the Executive Director of the Winchester Multi-Cultural Network.
The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service is sponsored by the Melrose Human Rights Commission. Click HERE for the Commission’s Facebook page.