rendering 2Freedom Festival
10:00 am – 6:00 pm
West Potomac Park
Hosted by: National Park Service, with the King Center and The Coalition for Jobs, Justice and Freedom
1073087_10153034715280571_647291771_oA virtual education panel: "50 Years of Struggle: Youth Driving Economics, Education and Social Change"
High School Panel Session
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
4th – 8th Grade Session
1:15 PM - 2:30 PM
School Without Walls (DC Public School) -- this event will be streamed online
The King Center is partnering with Discovery Education, Kaplan University.
Featured Speakers:
Bernice A. King, King Center, CEO
Arne Duncan, U.S. Secretary of Education
Naomi King, Civil Rights Activist
Congressman John Lewis
Alberto Carvalho, Superintendent Miami Dade Public Schools
Carolyn McKinstry, 16th Street Baptist Church Bombing survivor
Ambassador Andrew Young
Elisabeth Omilami, Humanitarian
Willy Leventhal, Civil Rights Activist
Laura Schwartz, Author
Angela Farris Watkins
Doris Crenshaw
Kaya Henderson
Ernie Green
Sinclair Blue
Willie Bolden
Phillip Agnew
Dick Gregory
John Hope Bryant
We invite high school students across our nation to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King’s Historic March on Washington. Join us for a two hour virtual field trip that brings together the voices of civil rights activists who changed our world.


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