Prairie Village’s Second Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
“I Have a Dream [Home]” Action & Celebration Event
Working to better know and welcome our diverse neighbors
[Prairie Village, Kansas, January 3, 2023] — As part of our city’s campaign to better know and welcome our diverse neighbors, STAND Up for Black Lives+ Prairie Village, the city of Prairie Village Diversity Committee, Village Church, and the Johnson County NAACP are sponsoring the second annual “I Have a Dream [Home]” Action & Celebration event honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The 60-minute “I Have a Dream [Home]” Action & Celebration event will be held on Saturday, January 14th at Village Church, 6641 Mission Road in Prairie Village from 4 to 5 PM, immediately followed by a 30-minute reception from 5 to 5:30 PM.
The program for all ages, will encourage peaceful activism and feature Dr. Ian Graves-Prairie Village Ward 6 City Council Member, Mark Davis-Black Archives of Mid-America, Dr. Rodger Nishioka-Village Church, Dr. George Williams-Stand Up for Black Lives, Erin Royals-Rutgers University, Lynda Randle-
Dove Award Winning Singer, Glenn North-Award Winning Poet & Activist, the Storling Dance Theater Group, and Mayor Erik Mikkelson. A reception to connect with your neighbors and activist organizations will follow the program.
Please plan to attend in-person or online via livestream
[www.villagepres.org/online]. You do not have to specify how you will attend, simply register at Eventbrite https://2023-PV-Dream-Home-MLK-Event.eventbrite.com.
Stand Up for Black Lives+ is a grassroots coalition of concerned citizens with the mission to STAND Up to Advocate for Neighborhood Diversity, Equity and Inclusion through compassionate social justice education and action to make our city a better place to live for all our neighbors. Social justice education enables us to see, listen and understand with unconditional empathy and compassion the value of our neighbor, their issues and what we can do to bridge the many divides that separate us.