27th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Legacy of Social & Environmental Justice

Event time: 
Sunday, January 15, 2023 - 12:30pm to Monday, January 16, 2023 - 2:30pm
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Calendar Speaker/Performer: 
Various Performers, Poets, and Storytellers
Event description: 

Join the Peabody, the CT Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP), and the New Haven Museum for the 27th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Legacy of Social and Environment Justice—two days of free, hybrid events made possible through the generous support of our Presenting Corporate Sponsor Citizens™.
Our celebration will be held in-person for the first time since 2020. Space is limited at both venues, so advanced registration is strongly recommended.
We’ll also be live-streaming and you can join us on Zoom by visiting our website and registering:
On Sunday, January 15, the New Haven Museum and the Peabody are teaming up for an afternoon of inspiring family programs celebrating Dr. King’s life and legacy, including live storytelling, an interactive dance and drum performance, and kid-friendly activities throughout the museum.
The MLK Poetry Slam is back on Monday, January 16. Influential poet-performers Croilot and Ngoma will emcee an electrifying spoken word experience in one of the largest auditoriums on Yale’s campus. A high-energy group performance and curated open mic will be followed by a slate of renowned slam poets.
Location: New Haven Museum and the Yale Science Building

Free but register in advance
Free, advanced registration is strongly recommended as space at both venues is limited.