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Thank you for celebrating Dr. King With PPNA

Thank you to everyone who came out to celebrate the life and work of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at Powderhorn Park on Jan. 20th, 2020! We were honored and humbled to welcome people to the celebration. We hope that you were inspired and uplifted for a year of advocacy in action in our greater community. Check out some photos, memories and special thank yous below.

Performing Artists

Twin Cities Gay Men Chorus, Gigi Bisong, Reading of Dr. King’s: “Remaining Awake Through a Great Revolution” By Fartun Weli, Executive Director & Founder of Isuroon, Nicoshia & Relentless Worship

91 Strong

In honor of Dr. King's work, we're highlighting organizations and groups united for equity, justice, and resources for all. The number 91 is linked to the number of years since his birth that his life and memory has helped guide and uplift community.

Ace in the City All Are Welcome Here All Square AM950 Anderson Realty Avenues for Youth Ballinger Leafblad Inc Birken Law Office PLLC Black Visions Collective Bowman and Brooke, LLP Butter Bakery Cafe Center for Energy and Environment Center for Urban and Regional Affairs City of Lakes AmeriCorps City of Lakes Community Land Trust Community Power Corcoran Neighborhood Organization Courageous heARTS Cultural Wellness Center Elliot Park Neighborhood, Inc. First Avenue Frostbeard Candle Gigi's Flair Emporium' GREATER MSP Partnership Hamburguesas El Gordo Herbalists for Racial Justice HOME Line HOURCAR In the Heart of the Beast Inquilinxs Unidxs Por Justicia (United Renters for Justice) KRSM Radio Lavender Magazine LISC Twin Cities Longfellow Community Council

May Day Cafe Minnesota Peacebuilding Leadership Institute Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder MN Historical Society Modus Locus Moon Palace Books Mount Olive Lutheran Church My Very Own Bed Neighborhood Development Center NEOO Partners Inc Nokomis East Neighborhood Association PCs For People Pillsbury House + Theatre Powderhorn Empty Bowls Public Allies Reclaim The Block Restorative Justice Community Action Risen Christ Catholic School Sassafras Healing Arts Semilla Center for Healing and the Arts Seward Community Co-op Social Enterprise Alliance - Twin Cities Southpoint Community Acupuncture SPIRAL Collective Springboard for the Arts St. Stephen's Human Services Standish-Ericsson Neighborhood The Aliveness Project The Family Partnership The Future Third Place Gallery Twin Cities Pride Upstream Arts, Inc.


Thank you to Public Allies and Americorps for being a part of running a safe and fun event for all!

Our Sponsors

Minnesota Historical Society . Investing Sponsor

Risen Christ Catholic School . Community Meal Sponsor

Seward Community Co-op . Mission Ticket Sponsor

91 Strong Sponsors . All Are Welcome Here, Anderson Realty, Bowman and Brooke, LLP, Center for Energy and Environment, Cultural Wellness Center, Frostbeard Studio, Hamburguesas El Gordo, Lavender Magazine, Longfellow Community Council, May Day Cafe, Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder, Moon Palace Books, Mount Olive Lutheran Church, Neighborhood Development Center, Pillsbury House + Theatre, Powderhorn Empty Bowls, Springboard for the Arts, Standish-Ericsson Neighborhood, The Family Partnership, Twin Cities Pride

Our Donors

ABDO Publishing, Lerner Publishing, Book House, Paperback Exchange, Famous Dave's BBQ, J. Selby's, and White Castle



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