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Celebrating MLK Jr. Day in Evanston


On Monday, January 20, join students from 11 schools across Evanston and Skokie for Y.O.U.'s 15th Annual Diverse Communities United (DCU), a celebration of peace, diversity, unity, leadership, and service. In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., this year's theme is "I Am My Ancestors' Wildest Dreams." The youth-led event will feature student-led performances followed by a reception. The event is FREE, family-friendly, and open to all ages. More Info:


Attend the “Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Celebration and Evanston Unity" on Sunday, January 19, at the newly renovated Fleetwood-Jourdain Community Center. This community celebration promises to be inspiring and entertaining, as it will honor Dr. King's legacy through musical performances and speeches.


More ways to celebrate: Enjoy drop-in crafts and film screenings at the Evanston Public Library, Y.O.U.'s Diverse Communities United, Northwestern University's candlelight vigil, and more. (Source: City of Evanston)