28th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Legacy of Social and Environment Justice

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8th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy of Social and Environmental Justice

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Join the Peabody, the CT Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP), and the New Haven Museum for the 28th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Legacy of Social and Environment Justice—two days of free events made possible through the generous support of our Presenting Corporate Sponsor and Sponsor for Workforce Development: Citizens™.

Space is limited at both venues, so advanced registration at the following link is strongly recommended: https://peabody.yale.edu/events/mlk-celebration

On Sunday, January 14, the New Haven Museum and the Peabody are teaming up for an afternoon of inspiring family programs celebrating Dr. King’s life and legacy, including live storytelling, an interactive dance and drum performance, and kid-friendly activities throughout the museum.

The MLK Poetry Slam is back on Monday, January 15! Influential poet-performers Croilot and Ngoma will emcee an electrifying spoken word experience in one of the largest auditoriums on Yale’s campus. A high-energy group performance and curated open mic will be followed by a slate of nationally renowned slam poets, including last year’s winner, Slangston Hughes.

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Time

january 14 (Sunday) - 15 (Monday)

Location

New Haven Museum

114 Whitney Ave., New Haven, CT USA