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File #: 21-019    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Information/Discussion Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 12/30/2020 In control: Human Rights Commission
On agenda: 1/14/2021 Final action:
Title: MLK Celebration
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Human Rights Commission Meeting Date:                     January 14, 2021


To:                                          Human Rights Commission



From:                                          Beth Kallestad, Program Coordinator



MLK Celebration



Action Requested:                     

The HRC receives and update from the subcommittee on MLK Celebration planning.


Summary Report:

The following is the planned agenda.  At the time of packet preparation a few pieces are still being confirmed.  We will use the City’s Go To Meeting Account that has capacity for 250 participants.


In This Together

The 27th Annual Community Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

January 18, 2021,  7:00 PM

Online Event - Go To Meeting



Welcome/Emcee                                                                                     Nina Mattson, Northfield Human Rights Commissioner

Greetings from the City of Northfield                                          Rhonda Pownell, Mayor

Musical Performance                                                                                     Audrey Lane-Getaz

Human Rights Award                                                                                    Barbara Wornson, Presenter

Speaker                                                                                                                              Nancy Antoine, Principal, Bridgewater Elementary

Open Microphone                                          Audience members who wish may share a brief memory      or vision inspired by Dr. King.

Closing Song                                          We Shall Overcome (slide show/video)

Recording by Voices of Hope, Minnesota Correctional Facility-Shakopee, Conducted by Amanda Weber

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Financial Impacts:                     

HRC has budget to pay speaker.


Tentative Timelines:                     

Celebration to be held on January 18, 2021