2017 Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative: "Breaking the Color Barrier"
The New Jersey Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Commission is proud to host our annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative event. This year’s program will include guest speakers, music, arts, and a Law Enforcement & Community Relations— Police Encounters Panel Discussion, all of which will honor the life and legacy of Dr. King as well as commemorate the 70th Anniversary of the Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier in baseball. This is a FREE event and is open to the general public. So invite your friends, families, colleagues, neighbors, and whoever you believe will be interested in attending an event that reminds us that justice, equality, and peace are attainable. Dr. King said, "We must use time creatively, in the knowledge that the time is always ripe to do right." So please take the time to join us at this year's commemorative event!
Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?
No, this is a free event for the entire family to attend.
What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?
There is free parking avaliable behind the 225 West State Street Building.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
No, you do not have to bring your printed ticket to the event.
Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?
Do I have to register on eventbrite to attend the event?
No, you can come day of without registering, but the event is on a "first-come-first serve" basis
Will there be refreshments provided?
Yes, there will be light refreshments at the end of the ceremony.