Frontiers International Plainfield Area Club reports
PLAINFIELD, NJ — Frontiers International Plainfield Area Club will host its 45th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Celebration on Monday, January 18, 2021 at 10:00 AM Live on Facebook and YouTube @PlainfieldFrontiersClub. The guest speaker will be Ryan P. Haygood, Esq., a nationally respected civil rights attorney, President and CEO of the NJ Institute for Social Justice, where he leads a majority-women of color team of racial justice advocates whose cutting-edge work — powered by grassroots organizing, research, writing, policy and legislative advocacy, and litigation — seeks to build reparative systems that create wealth, justice, and power for Black, Latina/Latino and other people of color in NJ.
The Memorial Celebration, the longest running tribute to Dr. King in New Jersey, will honor the civil rights icon and the many contributions he made throughout his lifetime. The theme will be:
Insufficient Funds — the Bad Check to Black Americans: The Guarantee of Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness.