Celebrate Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

We will be virtually celebrating the Life of
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on January 17, 2022

For children: Join us for a series of virtual readings and activities throughout the day to engage and expand your social justice awareness as young activist. The readings are 1/2 hour in length, take place each hour.

Please note: This event will take place virtually. Children that would like to participate are also able to pick up a bookmark, crayons, certificate, a coloring book, and their own copy of a social justice children’s book while supplies last.

Special thanks to Willow Valley Communities for supplying the books.


9-10am: A is for Activist, read by a resident from Willow Valley Communities
10-11am: Sweet Smell of Roses, read by Sophie Yost, senior at Manheim Township High School
11-12pm: Be A King, read by Jae Whitlow, Millersville University
12-1pm: A is for Activist, read by Lenwood Sloan


Special thanks to our partners:             

For adults: We will have our Racial Equity Institute taking place January, 12, 13 and wrapping up on the 17th. Times vary.
The event is for everyone, please register below.


Join YWCA Lancaster as we celebrate the life of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Below are the books scheduled to be read.

I Have a Dream Speech