Rochester Members Hold 40th Annual MLK Celebration on Zoom

February 22, 2021

Screen Shot 2021-02-22 at 10.42.59 AM.png1199ers and community members from the Rochester, NY-area gathered on Zoom Jan. 18 for the 40th Annual Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. New York State Assemblyman Desmond Meeks was this year’s keynote speaker. Meeks was joined on the program by singer Zahiya and the Womba Africa dance troupe. 1199SEIU members and staff also participated, reading poetry and leading a discussion about the role of peaceful protest in making change.

- 1199 Magazine | January / February 2021