Dr. King and the Y

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s birthday is a day of celebration for his life and legacy, a day we mark by locking arms in solidarity, living his principles in our work every day, and doing our part to pave the road to equity and justice for all. On this national holiday, we encourage you to use this “day off” as a “day on,” to serve and advance MLK's commitment to community by volunteering with the Y in service to others.

Celebrate MLK Day at Meredith Mathews East Madison Y

Listen to Dr. King's Speech and Join the Rally at Garfield High School

Meredith Mathews East Madison Y

January 16, 2023

9:30 am - Playing of Dr. King's "I Have a Dream Speech."

10:15 am - Walk with us to Garfield HS and join the rally

12:30 pm - Participate in the March

This MLK Day, in addition to volunteer opportunities across our region, we will be providing social space at the Meredith Mathews East Madison YMCA to celebrate the legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Together, we will begin our morning with the broadcast of Dr. King's "I Have a Dream" speech. Then, in support of the MLK Seattle Coalition, we will walk to Garfield High School for the 11:00 am rally and 12:30 pm march. We hope to see you there.

Rooted in the Y

Before he inspired millions, before he spoke of a nation built on equity and justice, before he changed the world, Dr. King was just a kid at the Y.


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