Martin Luther King Day Celebration

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Taking Action for Social Justice:
“A Tough Mind and a Tender Heart!”

This year’s Martin Luther King Day Celebration will feature:

  • Keynote speaker: Oregon State Senator Suzanne Bonamici
  • Beaverton Human Rights Advisory Commission’s Human Rights Creative Expression Contest winners
  • “Everyday Hero” award presentation by the Inter-Religious Action Network:
    • Bob Leitner, Habitat for Humanity/Bethel United Church of Christ
    • Pat Wolter, Environmental Sustainability/Unity of Beaverton
  • Music by the Vose Elementary Chorus and the Southminster Presbyterian Choir
  • Media Presentation by Dennis Noack, Baha’i student at Beaverton Arts & Communication High School
  • Service Project: Please bring socks and full-size toiletries for Project Homeless Connect.

A reception will follow the program with refreshments, displays and an exhibit:

  • Human Rights Council of Washington County Poster Contest winners
  • “No Easy Road: Unlearning Discrimination in Oregon” Exhibit

For more information call 503-846-5792 or visit:

Sponsored by:

  • Inter-Religious Action Network of Washington County
  • Human Rights Council of Washington County
  • City of Beaverton Human Rights Advisory Commission
  • Portland Community College Rock Creek Campus