MLK Freedom Celebration
January 15, 2021 @ 8:00AM — 9:00AM Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Formerly known as the MLK Prayer Breakfast, this will be a Zoom meeting to celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. and promote nonviolence principles to defeat injustice while promoting friendship and understanding.
Join Us on January 15th at 8:00am
Each year the Santa Monica Area Interfaith Council (SMAIC) participates in the week-long festivities to honor the incredible work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. SMAIC has held the Interfaith Prayer Breakfast for many years but due to Covid-19 this year's program will be virtual on Zoom. Members of the SMAIC will share part of the program and this year we are honored to have the incredible Gerald C. Rivers as the guest speaker. There is no charge for the event but a suggested donation of $15 will go toward the work of the SMAIC: social justice through interfaith collaboration.
Gerald C. Rivers is an accomplished performer most notably known as the voice of the late great Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Gerald has earned accolades performing, speaking and touring all over the country and abroad as this resonating voice from the past. Over twenty years and dozens of King speeches fully committed to memory has garnered him recognition from the King family, the King Center,NAACP, SCLC, National Baptist Convention and he has been a part of the National holiday celebrations in Atlanta, DC, LA and Bermuda. He was also invited to be a part of the Dr. King Memorial dedication celebrations in Washington DC.
Sitting in an audience listening to Gerald literally become Martin Luther King Jr is an experience everyone must have at least once in their lifetime. To hear these words and have them delivered with such passion and urgency propels the listener to a higher level of consciousness. He speaks to that part of us that says "Stand up, do what you know is right, take action now!"
Members of the Santa Monica Area Interfaith Council will be doing the Program.
Once you Register You Will Receive a Zoom Link!