SCLC-SC Announces Event Commemorating the 60th Anniversary of MLK's March on Washington

(EZ Newswire)

LOS ANGELES, CA -- SCLC-SC, a nonprofit, non-sectarian, inter-faith, advocacy organization committed to nonviolent action to achieve social, economic, and political justice, today announced the 60th Anniversary Celebration of The March on Washington. This event will bring together members of our beloved community to march towards justice in every form, with the goal of ensuring that freedom, equality, and humanity prevail in every circumstance.

The celebration will take place on August 28, 2023, at 6:00 p.m. at the Historic Holman United Church, located at 3320 W Adams Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90018. To register for this free event visit or

The 60th Anniversary Celebration of The March on Washington is of great importance as it commemorates the historic event that brought together individuals from all walks of life to advocate for civil rights and social justice. By honoring this momentous occasion, we are renewing our commitment to the principles of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., who fought tirelessly for the promise of “one nation, under God, indivisible,” and for the restoration of the "soul" of America.

This celebration will feature esteemed individuals who have made significant contributions to the pursuit of justice and equality. Dr. Maulana Karenga, Professor & Chair of Africana Studies and Cal State Long Beach and Executive Director of the African American Cultural Center (US); Dr. James Lawson, Pastor Emeritus, Holman UMC; The Inner City Youth Orchestra, under the direction of Charles Dickerson, III;  renowned vocalist Lura Daniels-Ball performing excerpts from MLK: A Tribute in Song; Rabbi Sharon Brous, Senior Rabbi Ikar; Patsy Ostroy, original 1963 March on Washington participant; Dr. Ken Walden, Senior Pastor Holman UMC, and more.

Rev. William Smart, President/CEO of SCLC-SC, expressed his enthusiasm for the event, stating, "The 60th Anniversary Celebration of The March on Washington is a momentous occasion that reminds us of the power of collective action in the fight for justice. We are honored to bring together our beloved community to commemorate this historic event and continue the work towards creating a more just and equitable society."

Looking to the future, SCLC-SC seeks to energize the beloved community in its applied dedication to its mission of achieving social, economic, and political justice through nonviolent action. Using the anticipated power emanating from the commemoration event SCLC-SC will continue to work tirelessly in communities across the country, amplifying national programs such as voter registration, education improvement, and direct action against injustice and inequitable treatment. By standing as advocates for those on the margins of society, SCLC-SC is determined to bring about the promise of “one nation, under God, indivisible,” and restoring the "soul" of America.

Additional partners include Lura's Kitchen and the Out Of Many One Coalition.

This is a community event. All are encouraged to bring your friends, family, and neighborhood block club.  Plan to fill up a row or two. To reserve your seat or seats and for more information about SCLC-SC and the 60th Anniversary Celebration of The March on Washington in Los Angeles, please visit or



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