Martin Luther King Day 2019

President Lyndon B. Johnson meeting with King in the White House Cabinet Room, 1966. PHOTO: WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

“We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.”

— Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Letter from Birmingham Jail, April 16, 1963  ith a theme more relevant than ever, and a goal to fight injustice and exclusion, the events planned for this year’s Martin Luther King Jr. birthday observance span from Jan. 18 through Jan. 21. Yerba Buena Gardens and the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on Monday, Jan. 21 will be a hub of activities, as the end point of a march from Cal Train Depot, followed by an interfaith commemoration to reflect on Dr. King’s message. Additional activities include a TBD feature program, a health and wellness festival, music festival, and a liberation film festival. Visit for full schedule.

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