Youth Nation MLK Event Held at Denfeld High School

Alejandra Palacios
Created: January 13, 2018 06:44 PM

The Duluth Chapter of the NAACP continued to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at Denfeld High School on Saturday.

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Youth Nation, a family-centered event, was focused on the kids and their influence to society.  The event featured food, games, crafts, and activities for everyone to participate in.  The theme for the event this year was "On the Road to Freedom."

Jara McLarren, the planning coordinator, tells us more on the event.

"We are honoring that and reminding the community that our youth are very important and that we should be lifting them up and preparing them for the next generation," McLarren said. 

The youth also had performances of dancing, singing, poetry, and a short film.  Other events will continue on Sunday and Monday.

  • Jan. 14 at 5:00 p.m.-Worship service at First Presbyterian Church of Duluth
  • Jan. 15 at 7:30 a.m.-Community breakfast at Holy Family Catholic Church
  • Jan. 15 at 10:00 a.m.-Gathering and march at Washington Center
  • Jan. 15 at 12:00 p.m.-Rally at the DECC


Alejandra Palacios

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