Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. standing at a podium about to deliver a speech.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Observance

Celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. King with an hour long program.
New York State Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Observance

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New York State Celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Paths to Change

2022 Program Information


Through the eyes of New Yorkers from Syracuse to Poughkeepsie, Schenectady to Long Island, the program focuses on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s life and dreams with music, art, and inspiring stories that reflect the opportunity and promise of our fellow New Yorkers. 


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