We share a dream that we will be able to speed up that day when all children will be able to join hands and sing “Free at last, Free at last, Great God Almighty, we are free at last!”
Please join Mujeres de la Tierra and Supervisor Mark Ridley Thomas
Dedication Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial Grove, Baldwin Hills Park KHSRA
Mural honoring Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., at Baldwin Hills Park Visitor Center KHSRA
Dr. King and Cesar Chávez practiced social change through nonviolence, relying on the teachings of Satyagraha by Mahatma Gandhi. They fought for human dignity, civil rights, environmental justice, health equity, and just democracy.
Dr. King recognized education, jobs, park and health access, housing, and just democracy raise compelling civil rights concerns in his essay A Testament of Hope.
Mr. Chavez with Dolores Huerta organized the United Farmworkers Union to fight for jobs, education, housing, health equity, and environmental justice free from from poisonous pesticides.
March 31 is the anniversary of César Chávez’s birthday, and April 4 is the 50th anniversary of Dr. King’s assassination.
Anahuak Youth Sports Association | The City Project | Center for Biological Diversity | GreenLatinos | Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum | Sierra Club | National Parks Conservation Association | Club Oaxaca de la Liga Infantil de Basketball Amateur | Federación CBO Comunitarias | OneJustice
This day in the park is a best practice for future Healthy Living in the Parklands events.