Somerville 2016 MLK-Day Ceremony



MLK event photos by Kim Moss

Mayor Joseph Curtatone, the Somerville Office of Commissions and the Somerville Public Schools announced the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration event, entitled, “Power to Impact Positive Change in our Community,” in observance of national Martin Luther King Jr Day.

This year’s Annual MLK-Day ceremonies took place this past Monday, January 28th at the East Somerville Community School auditorium that’s located at 50 Cross Street in Somerville. 

The ceremony included youth performances and essayists by the Interfaith Choir, the Poet Laureate, the Somerville High School World Percussion Ensemble, El Sistema Somerville Youth Orchestra, MLK Jr. Somerville Interfaith Choir, SheBoom, the Center for Arabic Culture Children’s Choir, Somerville’s Poet Laureate, Nicole Terez Dutton, Somerville youth poets, and Somerville Public School student MLK Jr Day essayists. 

The event was free and open to the public and refreshments were served.

 The event was organized in cooperation with the City of Somerville Health and Human Services Department, Somerville Public Schools, the Somerville Human Rights Commission, the Somerville Commission for Women, Naveo Credit Union, and Winter Hill Bank.















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