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Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

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New Orleans Recreation Development Commission will host “Inclusion For Equality” celebration to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 15, 2014

NEW ORLEANS, LA – The New Orleans Recreation Development Commission (NORDC) invites residents to attend a free celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a program featuring NORDC participants and community guests. 

On Saturday, January 18, 2014 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., NORDC will host “Inclusion for Equality” at Tremé Recreation Center, 919 North Villere Street.  Admission is free and open to the public. 

The program will feature performances and remarks by the NORDC participants including the marching band, piano students, senior choir, Teen Council and the NORDC/NOBA Center for Dance along with community partner guests Rev. Dwight Webster, Puentes New Orleans, Vietnamese American Young Leaders Association of New Orleans, and the Africa Brass Band.  Works by local visual artists will be on display.  

“In his speech, Dr. King spoke of a dream that his children be judged by the content of their character,” said Victor N. Richard III, NORDC CEO.  “As we join together with our community partners to celebrate Dr. King’s message and vision, I’m most proud that building character, integrity and community are core pillars of all NORDC programs.”  

Click here for more information or call NORDC at (504) 658-3000.

 
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Last updated: 1/22/2014 8:02:49 AM

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