Rochester Community Schools presents a 2022 virtual community-wide celebration honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

THEME: Joy, Liberation & Justice

On January 17, 2022, Rochester Community Schools welcomes all students, staff, families, caregivers and community members to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy through a variety of virtual learning opportunities

You are invited to participate in the following events on Jan. 17.

10am Keynote presentation

This presentation and question/answer opportunity features Dr. Gholdy Muhammad, author of "Cultivating Genius." View the YouTube Live presentation link. Use the Q&A link to ask a question.

12:30-1:30pm Twitter conversation

Join a Twitter conversation and use the hashtag #RCSMLK. Click for Twitter Chat details.

All day. MLK Open Mic Night

Enjoy performances from RCS students honoring MLK. Click to access Open Mic Night presentations.

All day. Tribute to MLK

Click this tribute link to view the following. 1. Student and staff tribute. 2. Musical performances from Adams, Rochester and Stoney Creek bands. 3. Neighborhood House partnership with Social Justice Club students to support people and families in need.

All day. Crown the king

Share photos of yourself in a homemade crown to represent the values of Dr. King, including dignity, honor, justice, leadership and equality. Take a photo in your crown. Share it on social media and tag Rochester Community Schools on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram, using the hashtag: #RCSMLK. Make your own crown or reserve a free craft kit to pick up on Jan. 6 or 13.

We also invite you to participate in the following events honoring MLK through our community partners.

U.S. Civil Rights Trail

Civil Rights Movement – High Museum of Art

The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History

Jan 5, 2021, Rochester.Life Staff

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