MLK Celebration will culminate with Jan. 29 community event
Syracuse University’s 26th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration will culminate on Saturday, Jan. 29, with its annual community celebration.
“Continuing the Journey: A Celebration of Arts, Culture and Education in the Syracuse Community,” will be held from 1-4 p.m. at the Seymour Dual Language Academy, 108 Shonnard St. The event is hosted by SU, the Syracuse Inner City Rotary Club and various community organizations.
The afternoon will feature performances by several groups, including the Dr. King School Choir, Creative Arts Academy, SU’s Black Celestial Choral Ensemble and more; workshops featuring quilting, drumming, break dancing, golfing; storytelling by SU football players; and information on community organizations. Kenneth Baxter, vice principal at Danforth Magnet School, will offer remarks.
Youth Unsung Hero Awards will be presented to 20 deserving elementary students in the Syracuse community. The awards are sponsored by SU’s Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Committee, the Syracuse City School District and Say Yes to Education.
For more information on the celebration, contact Marissa Willingham at firstname.lastname@example.org.