Greeley’s 2021 Martin Luther King Jr. Virtual March & Celebration takes place virtually on Jan. 18. Organizers from the City of Greeley, University of Northern Colorado, Aims Community College, School District 6, and High Plains Library District have planned some exciting things for the Greeley community to participate in this year’s MLK Virtual March.
There is no cost to register for the virtual march and performances. If you would like to watch the virtual performances, please register to receive the Zoom link.
Additionally, there is a registration option to receive an MLK shirt and button for $10 to wear on the day of MLK Virtual March. To receive a shirt, please order by Dec. 21. T-shirts can be picked up from Jan. 12-15 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m; the pickup time for the High Plains Library District Mobile Unit is 4-7 p.m. Masks will be required at all locations. You will specify your desired pick up location when you register.
- City Hall Drive-Thru, 1000 10th St.
- UNC Marcus Garvey Cultural Center, 928 20th St.
- Center for Women’s and Gender Equity, Scott Wilcoxon Hall, 1915 10th Ave.
- Aims Community College Center for Diversity and Inclusion, Ed Beaty 127
- High Plains Library District Pop-Up Vehicle
- Jan.12: West parking lot of Northgate Village, 71st Ave. & 10th St.
- Jan. 13: West parking lot of the Greeley Commons Shopping Center, 47th Ave. & 28th St.
- Jan. 14: Southeast parking lot of Sanborn Park at 35th Ave.& 20th St.
- Jan. 15: Southeast parking lot of the UCCC, 10th Ave. and 8th St.
Tentative Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Schedule
Welcome to MLK Virtual March (Zoom) and UNC Performing & Visual Arts Students, Performance: Black National Anthem
UNC Operation Cheesecake, Performance
DeAndre Smith, Soul Food Chef: DeAndre will give you a rundown on Soul Food and share a quick recipe from his kitchen.
Saida Dahir, Poet & Activist, Guest Speak: Saida Dahir from Salt Lake City is a student activist who uses spoken word to explore her place in America and the world. On the eve of her high school graduation, she recorded this poem.
Everyone will be prompted to put on their MLK gear and participate in marching in your neighborhood, tag a selfie on social media showing your support, wearing your gear, and walking in your neighborhood, park, etc., with #MLKGreeley2021.