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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Observance

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Observance 2020

New York State's Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Observance will be held on Monday, January 20, 2020.

The program will begin at 10:00am, and the volunteer fair will start at 9:00am.

The 2020 observance program will include:

  • Jesse J. Holland - Keynote Speaker
  • Special Performance by Anita Wilson

After the program, join Mayor Kathy Sheehan and the Albany community for the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community March. The March steps off at the Madison Ave. entrance to the Empire State Plaza Concourse and concludes at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. memorial in Lincoln Park.

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