Via Press Release:
Commemorate MLK Day with Georgia Equality at these two exciting events!
Columbus’ The Dream Lives Unity Procession
Saturday, January 16, 2016
The Dream Lives Unity Procession, part of Columbus’ celebratory tribute to the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, will be held at Noon on Saturday, January 16 in front of the Liberty Theater located at 821 8th Avenue, Columbus GA 31902. The Unity Processional is the highlight of “The Dream Lives” which brings together civic and church groups, bands, corporate entities, city officials, and individuals. At the sounding of the Noon siren, organizations, teams and individuals will walk in a Unity Processional from a designated staging area to the Liberty Theater Cultural Center for “The Dream Lives” festivities.
Georgia Equality has formed a Unity Procession Group and is asking you to join us in the activities. Please become part Georgia Equality’s Procession Group for this historic event by registering at: https://runsignup.com/Race/Register/RaceGroup-191491?raceId=26220
Bayard Rustin/Audre Lorde Breakfast and
MLK March & Rally
Monday, January 18, 2016
The 2016 Bayard Rustin/Audre Lorde Breakfast will be held Monday, January 18th at theLoudermilk Center — 40 Courtland St. Atlanta, GA 30303 (near Edgewood Ave). Doors open at 9:30am and breakfast is served at 10:00am.
The breakfast honors these two highly influential activists, provides space for fellowship, and enhances progressive coalition building among LGBTQ people and our allies working for social justice.The Theme for the 2016 Rustin/Lorde Breakfast is Justice, Freedom, Desire: Art Is Movement. Key local artists whose work uplifts our communities will be featured.
Following the breakfast, participants will join the Martin Luther King Jr. March and Rally at the line-up site on the Northeast corner of Peachtree and Ellis streets (same side as Ritz Carlton) at 1:45PM. The MLK Jr March and Rally will kick off at 2PM. Immediately following the march, the rally will be held on Auburn Avenue near the Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Non-Violent Social Change.
See you there!
From Your Friends at Georgia Equality