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MLK EVENTS THIS MONDAY IN PORTLAND

There are a number of events celebrating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., whose birthday is being celebrated this Monday, January 16.
MONDAY, JANUARY 16, 2012
Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday

SISTERS OF THE ROAD 19th MLK MARCH AND RALLY
OCCUPY THE DREAM!
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
March starts at noon.
Meet at Sisters of the Road Cafe, 133 N.W. Sixth Avenue, Portland
Guest speakers: Ibrahim Mubarak, cofounder of Dignity Village and Right 2 Survive; Mama Chewy of Right to Dream Too (R2D2); Paul Boden, Organizing Director of the Western Regional Advocacy Project in San Francisco, California.
March to let your community know you stand up for nonviolence and economic human rights!
 http://www.sistersoftheroad.org

KEEP ALIVE THE DREAM!
27th Anniversary Tribute
11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Highland Christian Center, 7600 N.E. Glisan, Portland
Donation: $5.00 or 5 nonperishable food items
Featuring: Local and regional civic and social justice speakers; performances by cultural and contemporary performing artists from various schools; Gospel and jazz performances.
Aired live on KBOO 90.7 FM.

OCCUPY JUSTICE: A Morale Booster for the Occupy Movement
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
The Alberta Rose Theatre, 3000 N.E. Alberta Street, Portland
All-ages.
Free! (Donations gratefully accepted.)
Entertainers: Portland hip-hop titan Mic Crenshaw; Bohemian stage family in The Wanderlust Circus; veteran bicycle dance team The Sprockettes; Justin James Bridges; David Rovics; and others.
All proceeds from this event will go to legal fees for those who have stood up in pursuit of freedom and those who have been shot down by injustice. The money will go to Occupy Portland; Justin James Bridges, who was hospitalized shortly after his encounter with the Oregon Police Department, and Aaron Campbell's family for their pursuit of justice in the fatal shooting of their son by the Portland Police Department.

 http://www.occupyportland.org