MLK Jr. Unity March is Monday, January 16, 2023

 

All are welcome to participate in the Martin Luther King, Jr. Unity March
in Kingsland on Mo
nday, January 16th. Photo by Bob Fitch.

Let’s create unity in the community! Join us.


The NAACP Camden County Branch is hosting the Martin Luther King, Jr. Unity March on Monday, January 16, 2023. The march will begin at 10am at Kingsland Lions Park (583 S. Grove Blvd, Kingsland, GA) and proceed to Kingsland Train Station (440 S. Lee Street, Kingsland, GA) for refreshments and a program in the theater. The program in the theater is scheduled to begin at approximately 11:30am. In addition to the Kingsland Train Station parking and street parking, free parking will be available at First Baptist Church (295 E. Chester St, Kingsland, GA).

Organizations that RSVP-ed space for a vehicle or float in the march are invited to line up at Kingsland Lions Park at 9:00am. Marchers on foot are asked to assemble at the park at 9:45am.


The program keynote speaker is Welton Coffey, II, Camden County High School Athletic Director. The Emcee is Mayor of Woodbine Kizzi Knight. The program will include performances by local musicians, choirs, dancers, and more.


The Branch extends gratitude to the King Free Foundation for inviting NAACP Camden to host this year’s event.


Everyone in the community is welcome to participate including individuals, families, organizations, and churches. The purpose is to bring the community together in honor of Dr. King’s legacy of civil justice, racial equity, peace, and unity. Let’s create Dr. King’s beloved community here in Camden.


Organizations or churches who wish to have a float are welcome to contact the NAACP branch by sending an email to events.naacp5177@gmail.com before January 11.


The MLK Jr. Unity March will begin at Kingsland Lions Park, proceeding north on South Grove Boulevard, west along Route 40, and south on South Lee Street to Kingsland Train Station.