B’nai B’rith worship service audience

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B’nai B’rith worship service audience

Elected officials, Unity March organizers & Marchers

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Elected officials, Unity March organizers & Marchers

Alera Certulo, Soloist, Gospel Concert, Santa Barbara Community Choir

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Alera Certulo, Soloist, Gospel Concert, Santa Barbara Community Choir

Bernice Garrett, soloist (white scarf) Morning Program, De La Guerra Plaza, with Greater Hope Church Members

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Bernice Garrett, soloist (white scarf) Morning Program, De La Guerra Plaza, with Greater Hope Church Members

Combined Choir: Coastal West and Santa Barbara Community Choir

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Combined Choir: Coastal West and Santa Barbara Community Choir

Rosalyn Collins organizing Essay and Poetry winners, Arlington Theater

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Rosalyn Collins organizing Essay and Poetry winners, Arlington Theater

David Gorospe Trio, Arlington Theater foyer

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David Gorospe Trio, Arlington Theater foyer

Toni Schultheis, Juliet Betita T-Shirt sales, Community Lunch

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Toni Schultheis, Juliet Betita T-Shirt sales, Community Lunch

Pres. E. Onja Brown, welcomes Arlington Theater audience

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Pres. E. Onja Brown, welcomes Arlington Theater audience

SiDerek Ross, directs Coastal West Community Choir, Arlington Theater

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SiDerek Ross, directs Coastal West Community Choir, Arlington Theater

Sojourner Kincaid Rolle & John Douglas with Poetry winner Jaeda Natale and parent

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Sojourner Kincaid Rolle & John Douglas with Poetry winner Jaeda Natale and parent

Unique Shehee, Youth Poet Laureate, Ventura County

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Unique Shehee, Youth Poet Laureate, Ventura County

Rev. Julia Hamilton, Unitarian Society - Invocation Arlington Theater

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Rev. Julia Hamilton, Unitarian Society - Invocation Arlington Theater

Community Lunch. First United Methodist Church members

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Community Lunch. First United Methodist Church members

Our 2019 Theme:

Together we stand!
”We may have all come in different ships, but we are in the same boat now.”

Mission Statement

The mission of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Committee of Santa Barbara is 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.

MLK Day Legacy of Service

Board of Directors

E. Onja Brown-Lawson, President
Isaac Garrett, 1st Vice President
Anita Blume, Treasurer
Toni Schultheis, Secretary
Sojourner Kincaid Rolle
John Douglas
Chris Hudley
Betsy Shelby  

Advisory Board Members

Jacques Charles
Beverly King
Janice Rorick
Linda Tyler Ryles
Michael Silverander  
Annell & Earl Stewart
Guy Walker  
Nakia Zavalla

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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

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

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The Martin Luther King, Jr. Committee is an all volunteer organization. Your involvement will help maintain his legacy.

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