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Lightfoot and city leaders lead MLK interfaith event
2021-01-18

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Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot virtually gathered with civic, business and religious leaders this weekend to celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the City of Chicago's 35th Annual Interfaith Celebration.

This year's ceremony featured keynote speaker Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, and the 2021 Chicago Community Healer Honorees: Lawndale Christian Health Center, The Chicago Community Trust and YWCA Metropolitan Chicago.

Each year, the City of Chicago hosts the ceremony to honor King, and to reflect on his accomplishments, impact on U.S. history and the work ahead.

The celebration included a musical performance by the Chicago Children's Choir. The virtual program premiered Jan. 15 and can be viewed at www.chi.gov/mlk .


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