MLK Day

Virtual MLK Event with St. John's Baptist Church and embRACE

Mon, 01/18/2021 - 12:00pm

This event will feature a live conversation/moderated Q&A as well as some musical selections and a short video all connecting to a main theme of hope & perseverance.

Save the date! More information to come.

Contact SCI AmeriCorps member Sophie Ichizawa at sichizawa@socialcapitalinc.org to be updated when there is more information.

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Mayor Scott Galvin, Elaine Dougherty, HusbandWoburn residents and members of St. John’s Baptist Church enjoyed an inspirational Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Luncheon Monday at the Hilton Hotel.  Rev. Pearson of St. John’s opened by emphasizing the importance of cultivating a diverse network of friends as a first step to honoring Dr. King’s legacy.  Woburn Mayor Scott Galvin and Superintendent Mark Donovan were among the Woburn officials on hand to honor Dr. King’s legacy and the award recipients.  Elaine Dougherty received a Community Drum Major Award to recognize her work with the YMCA International Learning Center in Woburn.  MLK scholarships were presented to four graduating seniors.

David Crowley and Mayor Thomas McLaughlin“Rosa sat, so Martin could walk…
Martin walked, so Obama could run…
Obama is running, so our children can FLY!”

            - Jackie Jenkins-Scott, President of Wheelock College

Woburn residents gathered Monday afternoon to celebrate the life and service of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Monday at the annual  Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Luncheon coordinated by St. John's Baptist Church in partnership with the City of Woburn and Social Capital Inc. (SCI).