ADVISORY for Sunday Jan. 12 and Monday Jan. 13
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MLK “Live the Vision” Celebration: – Dell is co-sponsoring this special event for the sixth consecutive year with the Austin Heritage Council, providing residents in the Greater Austin area an opportunity to commemorate Dr. King’s birthday with their friends and family. The celebration begins with a keynote and live music on Sunday, Jan. 12 followed by a rally and march starting at Huston-Tillotson College on Monday, Jan. 13. Tickets to Sunday’s festivities are available through area Albertsons stores and Star Tickets for $5, $10, and $15 each.
Thurmond Woodard, Dell’s vice president of Global Diversity and Chief Ethics Officer, is available this week to discuss the event and community efforts to promote diversity and equality.
Keynote speaker: Ambassador Andrew Young – civil rights leader, minister, public servant and business executive. Among Ambassador Young’s many accomplishments, he was a personal confidant of Dr. King and personally walked with him in many of his civil rights marches. He was also integral to Dr.King’s efforts to formulate civil rights strategies and he served as vice president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. Ambassador Young will speak about his personal relationship and experiences with Dr. King and about his passion for equality.
Harlem Boys Choir
Sunday, Jan. 12, 2003 at 6 p.m.
Austin Convention Center
500 E. Cesar Chavez, Austin, Texas
Dell, Round Rock
Angelia Bingham-Love, 512/723-0907