A premier group of community leaders and organizations invite members of the public to come together Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013, for a celebration honoring the 50th Anniversary of The March on Washington and Rev. Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech. [Click here to RSVP on Facebook]
Activities begin with a Unity March to Park Central Square, beginning at 7:30 p.m. on the north side of the Martin Luther King Jr. Bridge, located in the 400 block of East Tampa St.
Parking is available at Jordan Valley Community Health Center. The March will travel south on Benton to St. Louis St.; West on St. Louis to Park Central Square.
At the Square, Springfield Mayor Bob Stephens and local faith leaders will give their respects and perspective of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr’s social justice work and share how it affects Springfieldians today.
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