Santa Cruz MLK March for the Dream — January 15, 2018
Chief Mills invites everyone to share in Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. inspirational message of peace, justice and community and March For The Dream on Monday, January 15, 2018.
Together, the NAACP Santa Cruz County Branch and the Santa Cruz Police Department will co-sponsor the first joint Santa Cruz MLK Day March. It is going to be an extraordinary event. We invite individuals and community groups/clubs/congregations to Walk With Us in the march in honor of Dr. King.
The route starts on Cathcart Street and Pacific Avenue and ends on Cooper Street. After the march, we will convene with speeches and family-friendly activities on Cooper Street in partnership with the Museum of Art and History (MAH).
MLK March Schedule
9:00 am — 10:00 am Marcher Lineup
@ Cathcart between Cedar Street and Pacific Avenue.
Groups check-in & meet up. Individual marchers welcome.
10:00 am Official March start time.
The procession will begin at 10:00 a.m.
11:00 Cooper Street Gathering for speech program.
Activities at the MAH and on Cooper Street from 9:00 am continue until 12:30 p.m.
Groups who are planning to participate are asked to sign up on the City of Santa Cruz website: cityofsantacruz.com/community/mlk-march-2018.
“The MLK Day March is family friendly, inspiring, and collaborative, said SCPD Chief Mills. It’s also an opportunity for the businesses, social and community groups that make this city strong to come out and be recognized while supporting a common cause.”
Event details are available online at cityofsantacruz.com/community/mlk-march-2018 or the NAACP Santa Cruz Facebook page. For more information, please call 831-420-5844 or 831-429-2266.