Portland’s annual MLK celebration continues with broad community support

Portland Press Herald

Scheduled speakers include U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree, D-1st District, Abdul Ali of Maine Youth Justice, Alison Beyea of ACLU Maine, Portland School Superintendent Xavier Botana, Crystal Cron of Presente Maine, Chief Kirk Francis of the Penobscot Nation, state Rep. Craig Hickman, D-Winthrop, James Myall of the Maine Center for Economic Policy, and Grace Valenzuela of the multilingual program in Portland schools.

Click here to read the full story, first published January 19, 2010, in the Portland Press Herald.