Daring to Dream: A March of Hope
Monday, January 19, 2015
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Manhattan Country School 8th graders will honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by leading an inspirational march through the streets of Harlem. The students have chosen the march route and will stop at locations of significance to the fight for civil rights to deliver speeches about what they consider to be the most pressing civil rights issues of their time. Families, alumni, staff, friends, and other supporters are invited to attend. The march starts at 10 a.m. at the former site of the Renaissance Ballroom and Casino (2351 Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Blvd.) and ends at 1 p.m. at Manhattan Country School (7 East 96th Street).
Site of the Renaissance Ballroom and Casino (2351 Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Blvd, between West 137th and West 138th streets. Nearest subway stops: the 135th Street A/B/C station and the 135th Street 2/3 station) The Apollo Theater (253 West 125th Street, between Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Blvd. and Frederick Douglass Blvd.) Harlem Community Justice Center (170 East 121st Street, between Lexington Avenue and 3rd Avenue) City Council District Eight Office (105 East 116th Street, between Park Avenue and Lexington Avenue) Young Women’s Leadership School (105 East 106th Street between Park Avenue and Lexington Avenue) Manhattan Country School (7 East 96th Street, between 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue)