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12th Annual Martin Luther King Day March for Peace and Justice 5:30 pm Monday

Portland's Sisters of the Road Cafe will hold its 12th Annual Martin Luther King Day March for Peace and Justice on Monday, January 19th, gathering at two different locations at 5:30 p.m.

As in past years, marchers will gather either at the Sisters of the Road Cafe (133 NW Sixth Avenue, at corner with NW Davis) or at the Lorenzen Conference Center of the Legacy Emanuel Hospital (N. Graham Avenue at N. Gantenbein Avenue, just West of N. Vancouver Avenue).

Both marches will converge on the Oregon Convention Center at the Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial. For more information, please call Sisters of the Road Cafe at (503) 222-5694. Check their website at www.sistersoftheroadcafe.org for updates.

PDX- MLK Jr. Commemoration at Lewis & Clark College all day.
Multicultural Sensitivity workshops begin at 10:30 am, Templeton Student Center, Stamm Dining Room; Keynote speaker Phillip E. Walker, artistic Director and Playwrite, on MLK Jr. for the New Millennium, begins at 3 pm, Templeton Student Center, Council Chamber; Chapel Celebration in Agnes Flanagan Chapel begins at 7 pm. All is FREE and open to the public. For more info call 503-768-7216.

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