1/20-1/21: March. Listen. Learn. Celebrate.

DONE: Yesterday – Saturday 19th: Women Leading the Wave – 3rd Annual March for Justice- See great pics here!

Action #1 – Come out and join us!

TODAY – Sunday 20th:  Women under Fire: The Attack on Healthcare
Facebook link here

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Monday 21st: Ventura County’s 33rd Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration
Facebook link here

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Action #2 – Thank Delta Air Lines for their grant that allows the MLK Jr. National Historical Park to open for the holiday.

 

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The National Park Service said on Thursday that it will reopen the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historical Park in Atlanta, GA, ahead of the coming holiday honoring Dr. King’s legacy after receiving an $83,500 grant from the Delta Air Lines Foundation. The grant, which covers cleanup, administration, maintenance and operating costs, will allow the park will be reopened on Saturday and remain open for 16 days, until Feb. 3rd, so that people can celebrate the civil rights hero.

Ed Bastian, CEO of Delta Air Lines posted in LinkedIn:

“The time is always right to do what is right.”
These powerful words spoken by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. resonate stronger than ever as we celebrate his life and legacy this weekend. While his work in bringing people together can be felt worldwide, his influence is a constant presence in Delta’s hometown of Atlanta. Upon learning that the meant Dr. King’s birth home, Ebenezer Baptist Church, Fire Station No. 6 and the visitor center would be closed during the national holiday, we knew we had to take action. These historic landmarks represent the strength of our community and should always be made available for the public to enjoy. I’m honored and humbled that will continue supporting Dr. King’s legacy by funding the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park, allowing these sites to be open January 19 through February 3. For everyone visiting Atlanta for the big game, I highly recommend touring these inspiring sites.

Send a note of thanks to the Delta Air Lines Foundation:

  • Email Ed Bastian: edward.bastian@delta.com
  • Call and leave a nice message here: (404) 715-2600
  • Send a letter or postcard here: Delta Air Lines Inc., P.O. Box 20706, Atlanta, GA 30320

 

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