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Annual Celebration of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Sunday, 19 January, 2014

The Greater Scranton MLK Commission will host the Annual MLK Celebration and Awards Dinner on Sunday, January 19, 2014 beginning at 2:30 p.m. in The DeNaples Center, McIlhenny Ballroom, 4th floor.

The theme for the weekend of events is "Now is the Time", a quote taken directly from Dr. King's I Have a Dream speech in Washington D.C in 1963. Featured speakers include:

Mr. Sherman Wooden, Director of the Center for Anti-Slavery Studies; Rabbi Moshe Saks, Temple Israel; Ms. Taylor James, Student, The Commonwealth Medical College; Mr. Keith Williams, Center for Independent Living/Access Financial Management Services;  Mr. Dan Duffy, Lackawanna College Police Academy; and the keynote speaker - Mr. Irvin Scott, Ph.D., Director of Education, The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

For more information, please visit the Office of Equity and Diversity website:


If you are interested in attending the dinner, please contact the Office of Equity and Diversity at or 570-941-6645.






Jennifer Pennington

Phone: 570-941-6645
Website: Click to Visit

DeNaples Center, McIlhenny Ballroom (407A)

900 Mulberry Street
Scranton, PA 18510