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This interactive online event is the 3rd annual celebration in Westborough to honor the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. It is co-hosted by Westborough Interfaith Association, Central MA Connections in Faith, Westborough Public Schools and Westborough Connects.

The program, "Standing In My Shoes: Love. Inclusion. Trust," will build on the foundations of the previous two years. Speaker Jamele Adams will engage the audience centering around the theme of Love. Inclusion. Trust. (LIT). The program will also feature musical selections performed by the Westborough Public Schools Fine Arts Program.

Both English-language closed captioning and live Spanish-language interpretation will be available during the program. Registrants will receive a link to the program via the email they use to register. Space is limited to 300 registrants.

Westborough TV will re-broadcast this program for community members who are unable to attend virtually. Information and updates about this program can also be found at and on Facebook HERE.

Please join us in community, and tell your friends and family!
Registration is also available in Spanish HERE
About the speaker:

Jamele Adams, also known as Harlym 1Two5, is well known nationally and in multitudes poetry circles. Known as Harlym 125, He is a frequent and highly regarded figure in competitions, performance, concert and beyond. 125 has become a part of the Boston area poetry scene and joined teams of poets who have won numerous competitions regionally and nationally.

125 has also become well known in the Boston area for his work leading workshops dealing with issues of diversity, equity and inclusion. Several times in the last couple of years, Harlym has been called to local high schools, colleges and communities to help bring a calm and constructive unity after incidents of racial injustice have occurred.

Known for his work, Harlym 1Two5 is often asked to be a panelist or to give presentations on a broad range of topics regarding diversity and pluralism, and also is asked to prepare presentations in response to very specific incidents or conditions. Appearing at dozens of college campuses every year, he is the "HUMAN HIGHLIGHT OF POETRY AND EDU-ACTIVISM."
Additional ways to honor MLK's legacy
Following the event, all registrants will have access to a monthly Racial Justice Toolkit that includes recommended reading, podcasts, videos, and activities to partake in here in the Westborough Community.
As a National Day of Service, community members are invited to pick up a Black Lives Matter rock painting project kit at the Westborough Public Library’s front steps on January 18th to take home and paint. The BLM rocks are a project of WeCARE - Westborough Committee for Anti-Racism in Education.
As members of a caring community, Celebration registrants are encouraged to donate to the Westborough Food Pantry at the Fire Station Lobby, Roche Bros. or Lyman Street Stop & Shop.
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About Westborough Connects

Westborough Connects is a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit organization (EIN # 84-1751472) focused on building a more connected and kind community where everybody feels like they belong. Often in partnership with others, Westborough Connects creates opportunities to support and celebrate the diversity, spirit, and character of Westborough through programs and events that are community-based, strengths-based and dedicated to connecting people to resources and each other.