Martin Luther King Jr Day

Bahá’í Youth in the News

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A recent Lake Oswego Review included two articles featuring young Bahá’ís of the area. “Powerful lessons” introduces the Ash Street Virtues Class and its founders and teachers seventh-grader Jada Badiyan and eighth-grader Julia Yazhari, who “teach classes that are inspired by faith but open to children of all faiths, and they focus on developing good [...]

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Program


On Sunday afternoon, January 17, 2016, at the Lake Oswego Public Library, a group of Lake Oswego Bahá’í children, junior youth, and youth, joined by some additional young friends, presented a program to honor the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The young participants read a number of inspirational quotes by King, as well [...]

Martin Luther King Jr. event featured on OregonLive


  Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther, Jr. prepared by Dennis Noack. Youth from around Washington County played a big role in the Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration on Sunday at the Southminster Presbyterian Church. Naman Jain, a junior at the School of Science and Technology in Beaverton, won the Beaverton Human Rights Advisory Commission’s Creative [...]

Martin Luther King Day Celebration


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 [...]

“The Dream of Peace Lives On”


By Julie Rubenstein On January 17, 2010 nearly 250 people attended the Annual Washington County Martin Luther King Jr Celebration sponsored by the Inter-Religious Action Network of Washington County, the Human Rights Council of Washington County, the Human Rights Advisory Commission of the City of Beaverton, and Portland Community College Rock Creek Campus. The celebration [...]

“Keeping the Dream Alive”


The Washington County celebration honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was a great success as people from many faiths, races, cultures and countries of origin worked together toward Dr. King’s dream.