Monday, January 08, 2007

Martin Luther King Event

The Winnebago Peace & Justice Center has organized the 5th Annual March with Martin, MLK event and Town Hall Forum.

On Monday, January 15 members of the Oshkosh Community will gather at the New Moon Cafe, 410 N. Main Street, at 4pm for sign making and an event kick off speech just the way Martin would do it. At 4:20 p.m. the crowd will march down Algoma Blvd. to Reeve Memorial Union, 748 Algoma Blvd., to remember the life and the dreams of Martin Luther King Jr.

At 4:45 p.m. members of the community, city of Oshkosh Candidates and Officials as well as community leaders and organizations will meet in Reeve Union 202 to talk about King's legacy and discuss how our community struggles to make King's dreams our realities. A Town Hall Forum will follow and the focus will be poverty, social, and economic justice issues within the greater Oshkosh area. The public is invited to attend, we encourage their participation, and we look forward to discussing issues important to our community. This will be a great opportunity to come together and address these important topics.

At 6:30 p.m. there will be a FREE community dinner at the Winnebago Peace and Justice Center, 321 Market St.. Everyone is invited to enjoy this home cooked meal.

Monday January 15, 2007 Schedule of Events:

4:00 Kickoff at the New Moon, Downtown Oshkosh

4:20 March down Algoma Blvd. to Reeve Union

4:45 Keynote speaker at Reeve Union, Room 202

5:00: Town Hall Forum on Poverty at Reeve Union, Room 202

6:30 FREE Community Dinner at Winnebago Peace & Justice Center, 321 Market St.

For More information please contact Drew Mueske at 920-292-0386 or Jenni Ryan at 920-379-5746.

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