Rainy day Unity March up State Street on MLK Day 2016

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 Rainy day Unity March up State Street on MLK Day 2016

MLK Board and Friends at North Hall commemorating the student protest and takeover in 1968

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MLK Board and Friends at North Hall commemorating the student protest and takeover in 1968

Commemoration walk to North Hall after Eternal Flame Ceremony 2016

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Commemoration walk to North Hall after Eternal Flame Ceremony 2016

Participants walking to the Eternal Flame Ceremony UCSB 2016

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Participants walking to the Eternal Flame Ceremony UCSB 2016

Ceremony at UCSB's Eternal Flame

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Ceremony at UCSB's Eternal Flame

Rainy day at the MLK Morning Program at De La Guerra Plaza

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Rainy day at the MLK Morning Program at De La Guerra Plaza

Community Lunch at First United Methodist Church 2016

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Community Lunch at First United Methodist Church 2016

Reverand Broderick A. Higgins, St. Paul's Baptist Church, Oxnard - Keynote speaker at the Arlington Theater on MLK Day 2016

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Reverand Broderick A. Higgins, St. Paul's Baptist Church, Oxnard - Keynote speaker at the Arlington Theater on MLK Day 2016

Michael Downey Jr. performance of Dr. Kings, "The Other America" at the Arlington Theater on MLK Day 2016

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Michael Downey Jr. performance of Dr. Kings,

Poetry and Essay winners at the Arlington Theater MLK Day 2016

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Poetry and Essay winners at the Arlington Theater MLK Day 2016

Sojourner Kincaid-Rolle at the Arlington Theater MLK Day 2016

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Sojourner Kincaid-Rolle at the Arlington Theater MLK Day 2016

St. Paul Baptist Church Choir from Oxnard

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St. Paul Baptist Church Choir from Oxnard

Santa Barbara Dance Institute, director Rosalina Macisco

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Santa Barbara Dance Institute, director Rosalina Macisco

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Mission Statement

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Committee of Santa Barbara has as its mission as follows: to foster positive relationships between the many diverse groups in the Santa Barbara Community and the surrounding areas; to sponsor programs and events which exemplify the teachings of Dr. King; and to observe, and celebrate the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday.

Board of Directors

E. Onja Brown-Lawson, President
Isaac Garrett, 1st Vice President
J. Louis Watkins Pastor, 2nd Vice President
Anita Blume, Treasurer
Toni Schultheis, Secretary
Gary Atkins
Sojourner Kincaid Rolle
Rev. Dr. Doug Miller

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The Martin Luther King, Jr. Committee of Santa Barbara is a CA 501c3 Non-Profit Corp.  |  Federal Tax ID No. 45-394279