Several Community Groups Put Together Forum in Honor of MLK Day
With Martin Luther King Day fast approaching, community activists have
joined together to honor his legacy of civil rights with a forum that
celebrates Lynn’s proud history as a hotbed of progressive causes
throughout history and discusses the next steps to engage the residents
of the city in a common cause for equal rights and social justice.
From the abolitionist movement and labor organizing to current struggles
with poverty, racism, disenfranchisement, and civic pride, the forum
will make Lynn residents more aware of their city’s accomplishments and
potential for the future.
The Equal Rights Forum, to be held at Ford Elementary School in the
Highlands neighborhood of Lynn, will ask two simple questions to those
“How far have we come in obtaining equal rights for all?”
“Where do we go from here?”
The Equal Rights Forum
Tuesday, January 22
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Ford Elementary School
Food will be served from 5 to 6.
SPONSORS: Highlands Coalition - New Lynn Coalition - Haitian Elders
Action League - Community Connections - Operation Bookstrap - Neighbor
to Neighbor - NAACP