The Worthington community came together on Monday, January 16, 2023 to celebrate and honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the annual Community Celebration. The event featured remarks from keynote speaker OSU History Professor Dr. Hasan Kwame Jeffries, and musical performances by Capriccio Youth Choir, Capriccio Jubilee Choir and more.
The City of Worthington Community Relations Commission sponsors the annual MLK Day event in partnership with Worthington Libraries, Worthington Schools, the Worthington Alliance of Black Families and Educators and the Worthington United Methodist Church.
Watch the 2023 MLK Community Celebration
The 2022 program focused on “The Future of the movement – the legacy of Dr. King” and included readings by several students from Worthington Schools. The program also featured musical performances from the Capriccio choir and Urban Strings Youth Orchestra and previewed the POST NO ILLS exhibition and celebration by artist Lance Johnson. The 2022 MLK event was held virtually due to COVID conditions. There was no in-person audience.