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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Multicultural Council presents “Focus on Human Values” 25 th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Multicultural Celebration The celebration of Dr. King’s life and accomplishments provides opportunities for all person to reaffirm the ideas of freedom and justice. An important part of this celebration is honoring New Mexico individuals and organizations who have advanced the values put forth by Dr. King through volunteer work or other activities of great benefit to others:

Ms. Laura Elliott Threet has been active in Albuquerque and New Mexico civic affairs for many years and is well-known for her leadership in the volunteer community with education as a focus. Ms. Threet was instrumental in providing the initial funding for the MLKMC scholarships 25(twenty-five) years ago.

Reverend Judith Maynard is pastor of the Metropolitan Community Church which has been at the forefront of civil and human rights movements by addressing issues such as racism, sexism, homophobia, ageism and other forms of oppression. She brings her religious commitment and powerful voice to unite people.

As founder & CEO of Act Now to Stop War & End Racism (ANSWER) Coalition of New Mexico, Mr. Preston Wood continues today in his commitment to bringing about social change. He is known as a principled and effective organizer for peace & social justice in our community.

The Honoring Celebration takes place:
Monday, Jan. 19 th from 1-3pm
Congregation Albert, 3800 Louisiana Blvd NE

Free admission. Ethnic dress is encouraged.

The MLK Coalition and ANSWER NM are both PAJOLA groups.
For more info, call Jewel Hall at 994-2335.

The Peace Center is proud to be part of the MLK Coalition working against police violence.

Albuquerque Center for Peace and Justice
202 Harvard SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106 USA

505-268-9557

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